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Nekton Rep 35 gm. A highly valuable vitamin and mineral supplement enriched with amino acids for reptiles and amphibians.
The diversity in today's herps means a great difference in their feeding habits. Most amphibians are carnivorous while reptiles can be flesh eaters, plant eaters or omnivorous (eating both plant and animal foods) depending on their species. No matter what form their nutrition takes, however, the most decisive factor is its components. The basic necessities in nutrients have been taken into account when formulating NEKTON-REP.
The large proportion of vitamin A (retinol) it contains is extremely important for forming the skin and mucous membranes of reptiles and amphibians. An adequate supply of calcium is also important, especially to insect-eaters as this element is usually missing in the chitin cuticle or skeleton. NEKTON-REP therefore contains a high percentage of calcium together with vitamin D3 to aid the adsorption of calcium by the animal's body. But it is the harmony and balance of the formula that make it one of the most beneficial supplements for reptiles and amphibians. Each vital substance is dosed and blended to complement and promote the other thus strengthening the entire organism.
Aids healthy bone growth. Promotes smooth skin sloughing. Helps formation of healthy skin and mucous membranes. Click here for complete product details in PDF format.
NEKTON-REP is a powder supplement completely soluble in
cold water and simple to use. It enables the animal owner to
choose a way of administration most suitable to his pet's feeding
habits. Following methods can be used:
ADDED TO FEED
This is the simplest way. NEKTON-REP can be mixed with the
reptile's plant or meat food: E.g., Tortoises - scatter a pinch of
NEKTON-REP over chopped or shredded lettuce leaves after
wetting them slightly. Turtles - knead NEKTON-REP into finely
chopped heart and form tiny balls that can then be fed by means
Similarly, various pieces of meat dusted with NEKTON-REP can
be given in this manner. It is enough to dust just one or two
pieces of meat with NEKTON-REP.
If the animals are fed on live fodder, it is better to dissolve the
NEKTON-REP powder in water and inject this under the skin of
the animal used as fodder.
In the case of insect-eating reptiles and land amphibians put
the dose of NEKTON-REP powder into a jar, let the insects in
and shake the jar. The insects are then covered in NEKTONREP
and can be fed to the animal as usual.
ADDED TO DRINKING WATER
This method is quite simple as NEKTON-REP is soluble in cold
water and thus guarantees a full and reliable supply of vitamins
and trace elements. For land reptiles add 1 gram NEKTON-REP
to a water ration of ¼ litre and this meets the animal's
vitamin needs completely. Use fresh water every day. At the
beginning remove all other drinking vessels so that the animal
is forced to use the one containing the vitamins. In time you will
find your pet prefers the water with NEKTON-REP to its normal
ADDED TO TERRARIUM WATER
Amphibians living mostly in water can absorb the vitamins through
their skin or by swallowing the water. As a guide we recommend
a measuring-spoonful (1 g) to 30 liters water (about 7 U.S.
Due to the variety of reptiles and amphibians it is impossible to
recommend an exact dose and we leave it up to the owner to
decide on the best amount himself. It depends very much on
how much nourishment the animal takes per day. The enclosed
measuring spoon is for your convenience. It holds 1 g.
Store in a cool, dark and dry place. In an unopened container
and correctly stored the vitamins in NEKTON-REP remain
effective until date of expiration, see extra label.
Because of this supplement's higher content of vitamin D and
trace elements than in a complete feed, it may only be added
to 10% of a reptile's daily ration.
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Nekton-Rep Vitamin Mineral Supplement for Reptiles 35g