Herbivorous Reptile LS Diet-Small # 5E5M - 25 lb

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5E5M
Formula Code: 5E5M
Catalog #: 3002771-703
Price: $44.49

Description:
Mazuri® Herbivorous Reptile LS Diet-Small is a high fiber diet designed for dry land herbivorous or omnivorous reptiles - such as iguana or uromastyx - small tortoises and omnivorous turtles (box turtles).

It may also be used as the plant-based portion of a diet for insect-eating reptiles like bearded dragons.

Features and Benefits
  • High fiber level, grass hay based - Multiple fiber sources used.
  • Less than 10% starch content.
  • Extruded pellet form - Minimizes waste and creates a more natural feeding environment.
  • Complete nutrition - No vitamin or mineral supplementation needed for omnivorous and herbivorous species.
  • Contains yucca shidigera extract - Shown to reduce aerosol ammonia in animal facilities.*
  • Added vitamin D - Supports proper bone development.
  • Added flax seed - Rich source of long-chain omega-3 fatty acids.
  • Contains live probiotics cultures - May support development of GI tract.
  • Contains natural vitamin E, stabilized form of vitamin C and beta-carotene.
*Relevant research information: Headon, D.R. and K.A. Dawson, 1990. Yucca extract controls atmospheric ammonia levels. Feedstuffs. 62:15-16.

Product Form:  Extruded pellet: 3/32" diameter x 1/8" length.

Product Size:  
25 lb. net weight paper sack

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude protein not less than
Crude fat not less than
Crude fiber not more than
20.0%
4.0%
14.0%

Product Sheet: 5E5M
  • Feed animal’s approximately 1-4% of body weight per day, on a dry matter basis.
    • Feed consumption will vary with environmental temperatures, level of activity and animal life stage.
  • Mazuri® Herbivorous Reptile LS Diet-Small should be a quarter to half (25 to 50%) of the total daily intake, with grasses and produce for the remaining portion.
    • It may be needed to soften Mazuri® Herbivorous Reptile LS Diet-Small with water until animal become acclimated to the diet. If moistened, the diet should be replaced at least twice daily.
  • Provide animals with good quality fresh grass, or hay for small tortoises.
  • Fresh produce food items - greens, vegetables and fruits - may be included in the daily food offering, but should be no more than half (50%) of the total diet.
    • Fruit or high sugar vegetables: Offer no more than 5% by weight of total diet.
    • Use vegetables and greens low in oxalate like kale, turnip greens, and squash until the animals become acclimated to diet.
  • Always provide animals with plenty of fresh, clean water. Proper humidity levels are also critical for health and proper growth of herbivorous.*
*Relevant research information: Wiesner, C.S. and C. Iben, 2003. Influence of environmental humidity and dietary protein on pyramidal growth of carapaces in African spurred tortoises (Geochelone sulcate). JAPAN. 87:66-74.

Storage Conditions
For best results, store contents of open paper sack in container with sealing lid. Store in a cool 75°F or colder), dry (approximately 50% RH) location. Freezing will not harm the diet and may extend freshness. Use within 1 year of bag manufacturing.

Product Sheet: 5E5M

Ground timothy hay, dehulled soybean meal, ground brown rice, ground soybean hulls, dehydrated alfalfa meal, soy protein concentrate, cane molasses, dried apple pomace, dried beet pulp, dicalcium phosphate, flaxseed, corn gluten meal, ground oats, oat hulls, wheat germ, carrageenan, calcium carbonate, sucrose, soybean oil, artificial flavors, salt, l-lysine, brewers dried yeast, calcium propionate (a preservative), choline chloride, pyridoxine hydrochloride, Lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product dehydrated, cholecalciferol (form of vitamin D3), Lactobacillus casei fermentation product dehydrated, dl-methionine, Bifidobacterium thermophilum fermentation product dehydrated, l-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (stabilized vitamin C), d-alpha tocopheryl acetate (form of vitamin E), Enterococcus faecium fermentation product dehydrated, folic acid, dried yucca shidigera extract, biotin, beta carotene, calcium pantothenate, menadione sodium bisulfite complex (source of vitamin K), potassium chloride, nicotinic acid, vitamin A acetate, riboflavin supplement, preserved with mixed tocopherols (form of vitamin E), vitamin B12 supplement, thiamine mononitrate, rosemary extract, citric acid, zinc oxide, manganous oxide, ferrous carbonate, copper sulfate, zinc sulfate, calcium iodate, sodium selenite, cobalt carbonate.

Product Sheet: 5E5M


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