Josh’s Frogs False Bottom is the ideal bottom layer of substrate for a living terrarium or vivarium
- Retains moisture
- Provides numerous surface area for bacteria to colonize
- Provides area for plant roots to grow
- Wicks water, with the intention to help handle humidity
- Provides a void at the bottom of your vivarium for excess water to go
The use of Josh’s Frogs False Bottom in a naturalistic vivarium fosters a humid environment, healthy soil conditions, and superior plant growth.
The use of False Bottom
Rinse with dechlorinated tap water before use. to remove dust. Place a 2-3 inch layer as the drainage layer in a vivarium.
Josh’s Frogs recommends The use of Josh’s Frogs False Bottom along with Substrate Barrier, ABG Mix, Long Fiber Sphagnum Moss, and Leaf Litter.
When The use of in a vivarium, make sure your false bottom layer is deep enough so that water never rises up past the substrate barrier and ABG mix, as this will quickly result in a saturated, sopping wet mess that is unhealthy both for plants and animals. Anerobic bacteria can quickly take hold in these conditions.