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Is Coco Peat Good for Pets?

What is a Coco Peat?

Coco peat is an organic non fibrous, compact and corky substance. It is also called coir pith, coir fibre pith etc. 

Coco peat is basically made of coconut husk and thus known to be biodegradable and absolutely nature friendly.

The coconut husk which is fibrous is washed and dried. The impurities such as dust, plant residues etc are removed by sieving and then the coir fibres are extracted.

 Coco Peat is utilized in a number of fields: 

  • Pet Bedding
  • Nurseries
  • Used to extract natural dyes.
  • Horticulture
  • Hydroponic growers
  • Used as oil absorbents
  • House garden or rooftop garden.

The nature of the coco peat makes it work on all these above mentioned fields. Widely used in plantations, it is also a great option for the pet bedding.

Let us know more about the animal bedding property of this wonder product Coco peat.

Why Coco Peat Animal Bedding?

Coco peats are largely used for pets as their bedding because of the comfort that they provide.  This organic bedding makes the pet feel comfortable and also responsible for a healthy living.

Coco peat has an excellent moisture absorbing capacity and thus keeps the bedding dry and cozy for the pets. 

Provides better aeration when compared to other bedding. 

An absolutely lovable pet bedding as it is eco friendly and natural.

It can be used for pets such as snakes, horses, frogs, lizards etc.

For some pets like snakes, the coco peat enhances the growth of muscles.

Advantages of Coco Peat Bedding:

  • Biodegradable
  • Trash management
  • Can be discarded easily.
  • Soft and pleasant 
  • Pet friendly
  • Safe
  • Keeps the pet healthy.
  • Affordable
  • Sustainable
  • Reliable
  • Can be reused

As mentioned above there are number of advantages if coco peat is 


We hope you find this helpful and all set to switch to coco peats for your lovely pets. 

Do check out our latest blog Why should I switch to coco coir bedding

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Why should I switch to Coco Coir Bedding?

Coco Coir:

Coco coir fibre is an organic, waterproof material and absolutely safe for the animals as well as the environment. 

The coir fiber is known to be  thickest and most resistant of all commercial natural fibers and possess a higher elongation ability. They entrap surrounding air, giving rise to resilience to the fiber, and increase the time duration that the  water takes to penetrate into the fibers. Their low decomposition rate is the key advantage for making durable products. 

In addition, these fibers can be much more stretched beyond their elastic limit, around 5-10 times of their weight. Coir fiber is a good low cost adsorbent substitute.

  • The coir fiber is by-nature a waterproof material and is a 100% organic, renewable product that’s untreated & completely safe for animals and the environment.
  •  Providing amazing benefits, fiber’s interlocking ability makes sure deep absorption.
  •  It practically eliminates odor and thereafter flies and pests as well.
  • A unique aspect of coconut coir is its ability to insulate, providing thermal control during cold winters or blazing summer heat.
  • And it makes an excellent soil amendment, so it can be recycled safely into your garden, eliminating waste and doing wonders for your plants.
  • Coco coirs can be used as a bedding.

Coco Coir Bedding: 

Coco coir bedding is an absolutely natural bedding which can be implemented in different entities such as

Worm Bedding

Flower Bedding

Vegetable Garden

Reptile Bedding

Worm Bedding:

Providing a coco coir bedding for the worms benefits them in different aspects. The bedding acts as an excellent home for the worms without excessive constriction. It also allows air ventilation making worms to breathe and move freely.

As most of the worms consume the bedding provided for them, coco coir bedding is an excellent option as it is 100%  safe and organic.

Flower Bedding:

Coco coir provides excellent benefits to the plants and also the flowers. Using coco coir in the garden improves the soil health thereby making the plant grow well and give maximum yield.

Vegetable Garden:

Coco coir is an affordable bedding option one can use in the garden for the healthier plants and good yield. Going with the natural options available is great for plant health as well as human health. The vegetables grown on coir bedding will be natural and safe to consume.

Reptile Bedding:

A 100% natural and non toxic bedding which can be provided for your reptile  pets can be a coco coir bedding. Not only for the reptiles, but can also be used for different species.

Using an organic bedding directly impacts on a pet’s health and overall well being. 

You can refer to the user guide of reptile bedding in our recent blog. 

Advantages of Coco Coir Bedding: 

Let us get to know the advantages of coco coir bedding:

Bacteria and fungi free:

Coco coir is one such media or bedding which is free from the bacteria and fungi and thus absolutely safe to use for plants as well as your pets and doesn’t cause any harm to them.


Compared to other media or beddings, coco coir can be reused as it won’t crumble. Hence is environmentally safe , organic and biodegradable.


Coco coirs are generally affordable and low at cost when compared to other types of bedding. And also can be transported easily when it is in compressed form.

Neutral pH:

Coco coir possesses a neutral pH which suits best for plants and vegetables.

Moisture absorption:

The coco coir has a high moisture absorbing capacity and hence keeps the bedding dry and thus making the pet feel comfortable.


Coco coir bedding provides proper ventilation and doesn’t make the pets feel suffocated. 

Hence it’s time for you to switch to coco coir bedding and go natural and use environmentally friendly products. 


We hope you find this article helpful and enjoy reading. Do check out our recent blog Benefits of using Coir Netting.


Benefits Of Using Coir Netting

Coir is a thick fibrous matter which is organic and composed of cellulose and lignin.  The higher lignin content makes coir fibre resistant to the decomposition by reducing the rate.



The very fact of reusing is the main reason for coco coir to be reliable. The cleaned coconut is transported to the markets and shaggy coir used to be burnt or thrown away but now has been used in different areas.

Ventilation and water retention:

Coir has an excellent ability of good air ventilation, coco coir absorbs moisture of around 10x of its weight. Hence behaves as an absolutely amazing planting medium where frequent watering is not essential.


It can be used with the other products or also can be used all alone. It possesses antibacterial and antifungal properties making the plants and the medium disease free.


Coco coir is inexpensive and budget friendly.

Coir twined as mattings or nettings are used in different fields. Coco coir nettings are highly sustainable and control soil erosion by decreasing the flow rate of water as it absorbs high amounts of moisture and thus keeping soil intact.

EcoNet Coco Coir Netting: 

EcoNets are made of all-natural coir fibers. These 3-ply coco twines are woven to form blankets which can be used for erosion control, sedimentation barrier, soil barrier, etc. used in garden, landscaping and commercial construction projects.

 The customers demand for a highly durable, long lasting organic netting, where Coco Netting is in the lead, that renders an optimal surface protection and longevity stay. EcoNets are economical, eco-friendly, 100% biodegradable and easily installable. Coco nettings are fabricated by entwining single or double yarns woven by looms into coir net, that are often woven along with straw mulch.

It is ranked among the reliable Erosion Control products, by pertaining:

• Stability in the areas of high fluctuation like bank, slope, hill, wetlands while intercepting the run down water establishing a dense plantation.

• Forms a wind and moisture barrier by enclosing a large surface of high flow/ slow growth area, in inhibiting drying of top soil and seeds.

• By adding an underlying Coir filter, it further provides robust surface protection.

• Its strong, flexible, durable nature enables vegetation reinforcement.

• By an expanded life span (3-5 years) it equips slow nurture of vegetation.

• Their phenomenal decaying yields in the flourishing of top soil.

Also will dissipate water currents, intakes excess of solar radiation, thus presenting as Soil-bioengineering tool. In ecological means, it helps lower Carbon footprint in that area.

All put together, it is a tailor-made product to pique an interest in consumers.

Properties of Erosion Control Netting: 

Provides intense base for the surface

Acts as a foundation for the plant growth

Accelerates root development

Slope stabilization

Can be used at the river banks / roads

Used in gardens


We hope that you have found it useful. Do check our product EcoNet Coco Coir Netting.