Reptile Hammocks

Reptile hammocks make a great addition to your Lizards terrariums. Lizards like Bearded Dragons and Water Dragons in particular love basking in their hammocks, they also make a great decoration in reptile enclosures.

Reptile Hammock FAQ's

What is a reptile hammock?

A reptile hammock is a material platform that can be suspended inside a reptile enclosure for them to rest, bask or climb on. It is made of a reptile safe, durable material that is attached to the walls by either suction cups or hooks, creating an elevated space for reptiles to enjoy.

Why would I use a reptile hammock in my enclosure?

Reptile hammocks can serve multiple different purposes for your reptile. They provide an elevated basking spot for reptiles to thermoregulate and soak up the UVB light. Reptiles such as bearded dragons and water dragons love using hammocks to climb on and bask in. They also provide an extra bit of enrichment for your reptile by encouraging them to climb and seek basking areas and hiding spots.

What types of reptiles can use a hammock?

Hammocks are regularly used for reptiles such as bearded dragons and water dragons. Some climbing snakes may also use hammocks to rest and hide in. Generally, any tree dwelling reptile will enjoy a hammock.

How do I install a reptile hammock?

Installing a reptile hammock depends on the brand which you have purchased, and whether they have hooks or suction cups on them as their method of installation. Hammocks can be installed into most enclosure types. Always follow the manufacturer's instructions for proper installation, as different brands may have different installation requirements.

How do I clean a reptile's hammock?

Regular cleaning is important to maintain the hygiene of the hammock. Check the manufacturer's recommendations for cleaning instructions, but most reptile hammocks can be hand washed using a reptile safe disinfectant, we recommend using F10 Veterinary Grade Disinfectant. Then rinse thoroughly and allow it to dry completely before reattaching it to the enclosure.

Are there any safety considerations when using a reptile hammock?

Yes, there are safety precautions you should take when using a hammock in your reptile's enclosure. Ensure you do not install your hammock too close to your reptile's heat source, as this can pose a fire risk. Also make sure you have used the correct size hammock for your reptile, as this ensures the weight of your reptile corresponds with the weight restrictions of the hammock, making sure no injuries are caused to your reptile by potent falls. Regularly checking the hammock for any signs of wear and tear is also important in preventing injury.


Related categories: Reptile Decor, Reptile Heating, Reptile Rocks, Reptile Plants, Reptile Substrate, Reptile Humidifiers & Foggers, Hermit Crab Supplies


Checkout with Afterpay, Zippay, Visa, Mastercard or American Express.