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Reptile Sand Scoops

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Help and advice on shopping for: Reptile Sand Scoops

Remove waste with ease

Waste can be difficult to retrieve in a reptile, amphibian or invertebrate enclosure as it often gets lost in the substrate. To help you out we’ve created a range of sand scoops designed to help remove waste from sandy substrate including products from Exo Terra, Komodo and Zoo Med.

What are sand scoops?

Sand scoops are scoops made from a fine mesh material that is used to pick up animal waste while allowing substrate, like sand or gravel, to pass through. The scoops can even sift through sand to find waste that has become buried. Overall, the scoops are a hygienic way to quickly collect and remove waste without hassle.

Why should I buy sand scoops?

Sand scoops are a cheap and easy way to remove waste from substrates like sand and gravel. Most reptile keepers end up with few as they get into the hobby to help key their enclosures clean. The scoops are very easy to use and a quick, if manual, waste management solution.

What are the main types of sand scoops?

All sand scoops do the same job but some are larger or made from more durable materials, with the general rule being that bigger and more durable scoops cost a little more.

What should I look for?

There isn’t much more to think about when it comes to sand scoops but you might want to consider picking up some disinfectants or hand gels along with your sand scoop to keep everything as hygienic as possible.