Disinfection And Disinsection Of Terrariums


Disinfection And Disinsection Of Terrariums

In what cases is the processing of terrariums and equipment in them?

– before the settlement of a new turtle;
– after the death of the turtle;
– during a tortoise’s disease, putting a sick tortoise in a jailer;
– for prevention.

How is disinfection of terrariums and equipment carried out?

Disinfectants for terrariums

Softer disinfectants are virkon-S and chlorhexidine. The first is made by KRKA specifically for processing equipment and implements used in livestock and poultry farming. The tool has proven itself as a disinfectant for aquariums and aquarium equipment, it is also suitable for use in terrarium.

– antiseptic and disinfectant. Depending on the concentration used, it exhibits both bacteriostatic and bactericidal action. The bacteriological effect of both aqueous and alcohol working solutions is manifested in a concentration of 0.01% or less; bactericidal. in a concentration of more than 0.01% at a temperature of 22 ° C and exposure for 1 min. Fungicidal action. and at a concentration of 0.05%, at a temperature of 22 ° C and exposure for 10 minutes. Virucidal effect. manifests itself at a concentration of 0.01-1%.

The drug has bactericidal, tuberculocidal, virucidal, fungicidal properties with a pronounced detergent effect.

Powder disinfectant.

This is a detergent, disinfectant, which includes the latest biopag disinfectant plus a unique odor exterminator.
There are two versions of ZooSan. household series (0.5 liter bottle with trigger) and professional series (1 liter, 5 liter, 25 liter, odor eliminator is not included). The household series is ready for quick use in rooms containing 1-3 animals, the professional series is a 100% concentrate and is intended for use in nurseries and animal farms.

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When working with chemicals, it is necessary to use rubber gloves, which, after work, are easily processed in the same way as other equipment. Hands should be washed with 0.5% chloramine solution and then washed with soap. Hands should be treated after each contact with a sick animal, and even more so after cleaning the terrarium of a deceased pet.

For bactericidal irradiation, household bactericidal irradiators (OBB-92U, OBN-75, etc.) are used, the maximum radiation of which falls on the UVC range. After irradiation, the room is ventilated to reduce the concentration of ozone, the excess of which can lead to burns of the respiratory tract of people and animals. When irradiating a terrarium in a room where other animals are kept, ventilation of all volumes should be closed and opened after general ventilation of the room. Such manipulations are also necessary for the preventive disinfection of the room with a bactericidal lamp, if any. The rays of a bactericidal lamp on an animal are not allowed , this leads to burns of the skin and eyes, and sometimes simply to the death of the ward.