Exo Terra Screen cage vs Zoo Med Reptibreeze Open Air Screen Cage: Which is better to house iguana?

Exo Terra Screen cage vs Zoo Med Reptibreeze Open Air Screen Cage: Which is better to house iguana?

If you have ever looking for the best iguana cage, you will know that there are not many options to choose from. Not all the cages are designed for other lizard available out there will suitable to house iguanas. This is because iguanas can grow to be quite large and they enjoy climbing, so they require a large and high cage.

Exo Terra Screen cage and Zoo Med Reptibreeze Open Air Screen Cage are two of the fewest cage is possibly to keep iguana. Both of them have their own pros and cons that you should consider before buying,

#1 Material

Both these cages are screen cages, that means they provide plenty of ventilation for iguana but they are not the best to retain temperature and humidity inside the cages. Zoo Med cage has a anodized aluminum frame, which make it not only durable but also not too heavy.

Exo Terra cage is also made from corrosion-resistant black anodized aluminum screen mesh. However, the screen sides of these cages can be tear if you place limbs or branches rest on them.

#2 Size

The bad news is that both of them is not the ideal cage for the adult iguanas. Exo Terra Screen Terrarium dimension are 3′ feet long by 1.5′ feet wide by 3′ feet high. It is suitable and comfortable for two years old iguana, however you may have to change the bigger one for your pet when he grows up.

Zoo Med cage is also not the ideal cage for full grown iguana as it measures 48 x 24 x 24 inches. It may provide enough space for climbing but the horizontal space is smaller than iguana needed.

#3 Accessibility

Zoo Med Reptibreeze feature two front doors. The bottom door very useful when you need to clean the cage and remove the substrate, while the top front door allows you to reach your pets and take him in and out. It also includes the removable tray at the bottom for easier cleaning and maintaining.

Exo terra cage includes 3 front doors. The top front doors are large wide opened doors provide the main access and one swivelling bottom door for remove the substrate and bottom tray.

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