Completely natural, heat treated, and bug free orchid bark. But safe. Now I have a problem as to what type of glue is strong, but safe to use for her background. Thank for your time everyone. Non toxic plants for reptile enclosures..1. I am considering making a custom backdrop for my crested gecko enclosure using foam boards, expanding foam, aquarium grade silicon, corq bark and coco husk substrate. I am building her a background to climb on since she loves to climb. ... More posts from the reptiles community. Now, with a fair amount of research under my belt, I decided to try my hand at this stuff. Keep bedding dry for desert dwelling animals and for tropical animals spray for humidity. I am working on a project for my leopard gecko. Is any expanding foam that I find safe for my geckos? Creating a reptile hide with expanding foam and tile grout, this is my first time trying this. I'll be sure to post the pics once its done and will also be making some DIY vines out of the stuff. I was wondering if you could use the styrofoam like in the packaging of items, the ones they use to secure the merchandise within the box. * Polystyrene foam- comes in one large sheet or a pack of smaller sheets * Foam in a can- there are 2 kinds, make sure to get the kind that hardens. Common Name / Scientific name AnimalNerd Member. If you liked this article, then LIKE this article here! Is this material safe for reptiles? Styrofoam Safe For Reptiles? You can use liquid nails for a glue -I've been using Loctite's power grab -it has less odor. Most of us that make our own furnishings use various kinds of styrofoam as a base (I like the hard styro pink insulation 1" thick sheets) and then use grout or thinset in several (4-8 depending) thin coats to make it "stone-like". I have used the above products for both bearded dragons, fat tail geckos, and leopard geckos. Posted by 6 days ago. Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by AnimalNerd, Aug 12, 2013. Safe for all reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates. I am attaching a few hides to the background for her to sleep in. Is Expanding Foam Safe? For the expanding foam I will use great stuff, but as for the sealant I don't know yet. I already know (thanks to the wonderful people on here) that using spray paint is very bad for this project. if anyone knows and good nontoxic sealant that are reptile friendly that would be great if not I will just use the silicone. The can should say. Then it's sealed with a … Also pay attention to the soil the in which the plant is potted. Whenever feeding plants to your reptiles, always monitor … The items in instructional above are all safe for reptiles. Searching other forums there is a post that says they are all safe, but that PDF-safe expanding foam - Reptile Forums 951. 1/2" to 1" thick is ample bedding. List of Materials: Polystyrene(styrofoam) I get mine at Home Depot. 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