The 4'x2'x2' Wood Panel Reptile Enclosure by Zen Habitats is great for desert lizards, snakes, tortoises, and other small animals that require a dry environment. Zen Habitats Reptile Enclosure uses 1” anodized aluminum, bamboo finished wood panels, front sliding/removable acrylic doors, a galvanized steel screen top, and a 6" substrate shield (to keep loose substrate in the habitat when the door is open). The steel screen top includes screen support bars and wire grommets to give you the flexibility to install your lighting fixtures inside or outside the enclosure.
Why Zen Habitats 4’x2’x2’ Reptile Enclosures?
Large enclosures – 120-gallon equivalent. Many reptiles thrive when given room to run, jump, and climb. 4’x2’x2’ reptile enclosures are 3 times larger than 40 gallon breeder tanks.
Non-reflective surfaces reduce anxiety. Most reptiles are territorial and do not like their own reflections.
Front-sliding doors minimize stress when approaching your pet. Many reptiles and amphibians have a parietal eye which helps them spot aerial predators. A lot of reptile tanks open from the top - approaching from above can cause stress for your pet.
Bamboo finished wood panels retain heat better than glass. Wood panels have been shown to retain heat up to 10x better than glass.
Substrate Shield included. All Zen Habitats come with an optional substrate shield for those who use loose substrate.
The vivarium is pretty nice looking but all the metal parts were extremely loose and the floor wasn't air tight and needs to be caulked.
Stepdad had to take a drill for metal and create screw holds so it wouldn't fall apart when picked up, bumped, moved, or looked at wrong.
The doors are nice and have a very simple lock for any escape artists you may have. The paneling is pretty and there are three reinforcement bars below the top mesh which is a very nice feature. The wood is pretty and hopefully will help keep my lizard insulated.
If you don't have a lot of money to burn buy it on sale or not at all.
Great products and fun to build
Please share my photo. Leroy LOVES his zen habitat!
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Great habitat for our baby beardie
Since getting my beardie, I knew I wanted a Zen. And we are not disappointed! Quick shipping and very helpful through email. From start to finish a wonderful shopping experience and my Bud is loving the space! Will continue to recommend!
Love this enclosure. It's very spacious
Absolutely love it. He loves it as well!
It was a pain in the bum to put together using the directions and the video on the website. One of my connecter pieces broke and the side panels came chipped. My tortoise very quickly scratched the acrylic beyond belief which was a major bummer-maybe not good for any creature that digs or has nails. THAT SAID, it is super lightweight and looks fantastic. I do plan on buying more and love the overall design, I just think it's a bit overpriced for how easily breakable the enclosure is. Again, still worth buying if you want a nice pretty enclosure with the option to expand or build upon!
Great quality and pretty easy to put together once you get the pattern down.
Love it and so does my girl
Nuri loves her Zen habitat. I can’t wait to get more for the rest of my babies.
So happy with this tank. It came 2 days after it was ordered and our little guy absolutely loves it. It was easy to put together and the YouTube video was great. Very spacious and beautiful!
My Zen Habitats Enclosure is amazing! It was super easy to assemble and my little guy has never been so happy. He's got tons of room to do zoomies, there's enough room and it's the perfect dimensions for a proper heat gradient. I couldn't be happier.
Arrived very quickly. Pretty easy to assemble after watching the YouTube video from Zen Habitats. Would recommend.
I bought two. A good enclosure for a great price.
I love the Zen Habitat for my bearded dragon. She seems to love it as well. I found the assembly easy but definitely needed a rubber mallet. The YouTube video was very helpful. All in all it was a very positive experience.
Perfect enclosure for my adult Mexican Black Kingsnake!
Z is the happiest girl! she loves her new tank and i honestly love it just as much, if not more! the design is beautiful and it’s very sturdy, relatively easy to put together (with instructions on the website, i didn’t find them until it was 70% put together), the wooden floor to it feels very slippery but she gets around pretty easily, would be better to put some kind of substrate or something with a non slip surface, humidity does get kinda high at night but my room is pretty humid, during the day it stays below 40. well ventilated and the wire top is surprisingly strong. i also like that you can hang maybe your uvb light from the inside instead of putting it on top. overall, i would 10000% recommend you buy this!
I love my zen habitat. It is so spacious for my beardie. I love that its taller than most options, my Albus loves to climb
Overall I am happy with the enclosure, I would warn to say the instructional video you have to chase down isn't super in depth and I put things in backwards and had to take the enclosure apart a couple of times which was annoying. Also the material isn't what I was hoping it would be and I'm skeptical the boards will rot with humidity but we will see. I've had it for about a month now and all is good so far.
Absolutely cheaply made and “overpriced” is an understatement. This is legit robbery. Not only did they forget to add essential parts, meaning I had to wait extra to receive them, but when they did come, they were BENT and unusable. When I was finally able to complete the enclosure, it felt like it could fall apart if the wind was too strong.
Great habitat. Easy assembly
Not easy for a single 54 yo woman to put together but I figured it out after hours Of determination. I think Rex approves!
She loves her new home! So much more room to run around in!
We like our Zen Habitat. We are happy we found this size enclosure. We had been looking for at least 75 gallon enclosure tank, but we weren't finding just what we wanted. Until we found Zen Habitat. We were excited that the enclosure was bigger and at a price we were willing to pay for such space.
Hagrid, our daughter's beardie, is very happy in his new home. He has lots of space to move and things to bask and climb on that fit perfect in it.
We did notice with the lower front panel behind the doors that he would look at it, as if he was seeing another beardie and start to pose. We taped newspaper over the panel, and he is no longer looking at it.
We are so happy to have a beardie that has his own comfort space. He's such a cool pet.
I purchased the 4'x2'x2' Wood Panel Habitat and the corresponding stand and mat in addition to it. My boy absolutely loves the extra room, and it provides plenty of space for him to move around and climb. Also, as promised, the wood paneling keeps the inside at low humidity levels which is fantastic. :)
However, there are some small things that bumped this down to a four star rather than a five star. The primary downfall was the condition of some of the metal bars and the acrylic doors. Unfortunately, despite being very careful when assembling the habitat, I noticed some scratch marks and discoloration on the metal frame despite the protective film put on each bar. I also notice the same issue with the acrylic doors, some scratches being already present despite the film and careful handling. Luckily, these aren't too noticeable unless you look closely, but it still affects my overall rating.
Great product. my only issue was in shipping. I ordered 2, and one must have got bent in shipping even though the box was fine. so now my acrylic doors rub on each other causing them to be scratch really bad. I'm wanting to get the glass doors in hopes they won't scratch. I believe this is shipping damage, so not Zen's fault. I highly recommend these enclosures, and plan on ordering 3 more in the near future.
Easy to set-up, looks great, and our beardie loves his ne Zen Home.
Had the best costumer service I’ve ever had from a company! Easy to put together and great people to work with!
Love this enclosure. Was super easy to set up.
Both Dragons like it. So much room do decorate however you want . Plenty of room to walk and climb around.
While delivery was delayed, we received very good customer service and were very happy when it arrived. It was easy to assemble but would highly recommend watching the short video Zen has on their website. Thanks Zen for a quality habitat!
For $350 you should include instructions and extra corner pieces.
Luna Lives her new massive enclosure!!
My beardie loves his new home! I love how big and open this tank is, and it’s nice that it’s pretty light and easy to move around. It was a little difficult to put together because the tracks needed a lot of force to go into the corner pieces. Luckily I had my strong dad to help me bang them into place. Hopefully it lasts the test of time!
I love the new 4x2x2 Zen Habitat. The wood sides help maintain the perfect temps and humidity. My dragon loves the space! The only possible thing that could be improved is how easily he has scratched the doors (he glass surfs when he wants out!)
We absolute LOVE this habitat. It’s still a work in progress for our sweet Hope. She has a lot more growing to do and when she wants to roam she has a lot of room.
Very well made and easy to put together. The bamboo sides are fantastic for her and the cage looks so nice in our home. Easy to clean.
Such an awesome price foe the perfect home for our sweet beardie! Thank you Zen!!!
He and I are enjoying it (and the gracious free replacement part)
It was delivered quicker than expected. Came exactly as described. Was able to assemble it with the help of both written instructions and video.
It was so easy to set up. My 13 yr old son did most of it. And our dragon is enjoying all the new space he has to roam.
Very nice setup! Watch video before and while putting together as it’s easy to mess up. Piece broke while putting together so be very careful. Will definitely need a mallet
Cons: 2 plastic corner pieces broke during assembly. One bc it was inserted wrong and it snapped when trying to take it apart. The other broke when trying to insert it the correct way but the metal it was going into was slightly bent and it wouldn’t fit.
Yes, I watched the video multiple times and was meticulous in putting it together. Directions were unclear at times and the metal sides the plastic corners slide into were so tight that it was nearly impossible to insert them, even with a rubber mallet as directed by the instructions.
I don’t believe the price and time it took to get the enclosure is justified by the difficulty it took to put it together. We ended up having to improvise to built it as we had two broken corner pieces. I would not recommend buying this product. Or, at the very least, the enclosure should come with extra plastic corner pieces.
Nice looking enclosure but it took a long time to arrive and I have been waiting 6 weeks for the base and it still has not shipped
Product arrived on time; installation was tricky but the seller was very helpful and provided a replacement part without delay. Our dragon loves his new home!
If you don’t rush through putting it together, this only takes about 30 minutes. If you do rush, you’ll probably end up having to take it apart like I did.
Very nice quality and the video instructions are perfect. You’ll need to watch a separate video to see how the lock and seals for the doors work.
I broke one of the pieces when putting it together and customer service was fast and friendly in sending the parts I needed.
Now, I just feel guilty only having one of my bearded dragons in this. Will come back when I can upgrade the others.
The cage went together easy enough although it took a LOT of force with a mallet and time. The only issue now is when I walk around the house, the gradual shaking has the cage coming apart in various places. So I have to tap it back into place about once a week. I tried using super glue but it didn't hold.
Also the wood panels I was hoping would be actually wood and not MDF or particle board. So if this get wet for some reason, I do not have high hopes it will hold up. So I purchased the plastic liner to help guard the floor from any moisture damage.
It looks wonderful though.
The best home for my baby
Great enclosure! holds the heat well….could use another access hole at the other end though….but still a great enclosure
This company is so awesome! I had lots of problems with my email and they switch my email for the delivery date and such. It’s tough to put together but so so so worth is. It’s keeping the humidity low and the heat nice and stable. When I was taking a part some of it as I put it together wrong I broke a piece and they sent me a new one no hassle. Such an awesome and caring company
really good. should get!!
Third habitat I've purchased from Zen...Hands down best enclosure out there!
Such a beautiful & well made tank. Our dragon loves his new home!!
I love how it looks! If you took your time and payed attention to details and watch the video it wasn’t to hard to set up. My beardie is still getting used to it. Have to get a bigger rock to reach the basking temperature. But In all it’s a good cage
After a minor hiccup that was quickly resolved by customer support with no hassle I got the enclosure set up in no more than 20 minutes. Read a review here or there of it being wobbly but that might be due to folks putting the wrong parts in the wrong places...the tank felt very solid in my experience. Please WATCH the video closely, pausing to make sure you have the right parts before hammering the corners. A high quality product that's affordable and aesthetically on point- very happy with the purchase.
This is my second one. Was rather easy to put together if you take your time , and lay all the pieces out. Watch video , stop and rewind and watch again. It took a bit to get temps right . Love all the room they have .
We love our new habitat and so does Eddie! It was easy enough to put together...we used the youtube video to guide us. It was packaged very well and arrived within the timeframe promised. I think Eddie feels like he's living large in his new condo!! Thank you!
My husband broke a piece while putting the enclosure together, Zen sent the replacement piece so quickly without any issues. Love the set up and the company!
Definitely a nice cage, was fairly simple to put together my little dragon definitely loves the all the room he has now!! The lights were a little tough to mount to the top of the cage..but I would definitely purchase another one
This habitat is so nice. Took a bit to get temp rights. I found it easy to put together. Just take your time. My Gertie is enjoying all the room . I bought another one for my other rescue Beardie .
Just put it together today. I cannot say enough about Zen. Even though there were shipping delays, all of their updates were accurate in regard to shipping information and they were quick to respond to questions without missing a beat. I probably drove Lenny crazy with my messages :) But seriously, the enclosure is well worth it. I have seen some mention the stability issue but bear in mind, this isn't a heavy aquarium. That said, unless you're playing tag around it, it's perfectly stable. Don't think twice ,buy it already!!
It was a long wait but so worth it! My 9 month old bearded dragon Delilah loves her tank always running and climbing. Highly recommend this tank 100%
Do not buy, if you make a mistake and put it together wrong and try to correct that mistake it is impossible disassemble to take these pieces off they’ll break like candy , the product is very cheaply made. And the doors fall apart .
I absolutely love this enclosure. My boy Falcor is one happy beardie. Only issue I have is that within the first week my doors got scratches on them. Kind of a bummer but other than that this is an amazing mansion for my boy.
The one I ordered was great the other the wood was chipped and is beat up looking I have it together now but will be looking else where when I have the money. The one tank is great which is why I'm so sad about the other.
Very happy with my purchase staff was always ready to assist me with all my questions best choice I ever made
The waiting was worth it! My bearded dragon loves her new home :)
Huge tank! Lightweight. Definitely need a rubber mallet and instructional video. Suction cups don’t work on the bamboo walls so keep that in mind. All over I love her forever home! I plan on buying the mat that goes in the tank as well.
Easy to put together and our bearded dragon loves it. Took a while to get it but it was worth it.
First of all, Zen habitats provided really nice customer service. The included video helps you put the habitat together and you won’t get frustrated. It’s very easy to follow and you can do it by yourself! I hate putting things together but this was easy. Shipping was also free. It’s hard to find something that size that ships for free. This habitat saved our beardie, he was very sick and now he has more room to roam and the bamboo Insulates heat better than glass. There’s also no fear of the beardie seeing their reflection and getting angry. I can tell this habitat will also last a long time, and it wasn’t as expensive as other options online. We are really pleased with the product but also the process. It does take awhile to ship, but consider the size and that the shipping is totally free. It’s a great deal. We love this company and will definitely buy from them again when we have More reptiles.
The enclosure looks very nice however some of the brackets are too tight and others are too loose. So when I put it together the ones that were loose would come undone while trying to tighten and pound in the tighter ones using the rubber mallet as directed and in their videos. If I hadn’t waited for three months to receive the cages I would have returned them. Some of the brackets broke and were difficult to remove. The cage looks nice when put together but they are still coming loose even after adding the double stick tape that the videos tell you to loose if the brackets are loose. Overall I’m disappointed when I weight the cost and the time waiting for the cages to arrive.
We decided to upgrade to this enclosure, after our male bearded dragon had spent a few years in a 75 gallon glass tank. It was too narrow for him to turn comfortably.
This habitat took about 3 weeks longer than expected to arrive. However, their customer service is fantastic. I communicated via Facebook messenger. It was relatively easy to assemble, with the rubber mallet. It is very beautiful and definitely so nice and roomy.
My main concern was the strength of the top, as we have cats that loved to lay atop the old one, more for the heat than wanting to eat him.
This one is very strong, and I also feel they could not open the doors alone. They haven’t been able to even get on top of this one yet because it’s so much bigger.
That said, I do feel he sort of misses looking out the side, he enjoyed having a view through the glass and our window. First day he roamed it unhappily… but now seems pretty content. He loves soft stuff so we put a soft bed in there. Suction cups do not hold as well on the wood as they did on the glass.. so hammocks need to be hung.
Overall very happy with this purchase, it looks clean and modern.
We desperately needed to upgrade for our bearded dragon. He is full grown at 23.5 inches and this enclosure is plenty big enough for him to do anything and everything he wants.
It was easy to put together and feels super sturdy! I personally would have like physical directions instead of the video to prevent using the wrong piece for top and bottom in the front, and having to take it apart (which is not easy to do). Other than that one thing it is an amazing enclosure and I would definitely purchase again!!
I love these tanks. Easy to put together for the most part and they look great. Much bigger than my previous tanks because my babies deserve it.
Some good and some bad.
First, the bad: 1) there were no instructions included, 2) the plexiglass is packed in a protective paper that is attached with an adhesive. It wasn't too difficult to remove, but it took some time. I wonder if paper or styrofoam sleeves would be a better choice.
Now, the good: 1) the terrarium was easy to assemble, with help from an online video. The video was well-made and easy to follow. But printed instructions would be nice, in case the customer does not have internet access. 2) it looks great 3) it is spacious. There is room to organize stuff and for my daughter's bearded dragon to move.
All in all, my daughter and I are very pleased with the terrarium. We recommend it.
While it did take a while due to COVID to revive the set up once it arrived it was somewhat easy to put together definitely suggest watching the video for it. Mine did come with 2 corner pieces broken thanks to our fedex guy and the customer service was above expectations & shipped 2 replacements right away which arrived shortly after. I will definitely be buying for my other reptiles
My guy loves his new space.
Worth the wait! I really like this habitat for my growing bearded dragon (Phoenix/Lizzo). She's been in it for about a month now.
It was pretty easy to set up - watch the Youtube video, take your time and go slow as some of the frame pieces and orientation are tricky (and a pain to take apart if you made a mistake). Once it was assembled, it looks great, is super easy to clean and maintain. It's a habitat I am proud to display in my home and Lizzo is thriving in her new space.
This is the best tank ever. Can hang lights. Was totally worth the price. Easy to put together. Happy overall!!
Bearded dragon loves his new habitat! Just wish it was made here in America to support American people and maybe not take so long to get.
I was super excited to get my enclosure after doing tons of research on what would be the best fit for my growing beardie! It was initially on back order, which is understandable because of the shipping issues from COVID. When it finally arrived I set to work on getting it put together and the issues that can arise during setup unfortunately did precede in this case.
I used a rubber mallet (in fact, I absolutely had to for some pieces) and had to use complete brute strength to get some of the pieces together. In the end, a couple of the corners simply will NOT close up neatly entirely. This is because some sides are loose and did not need a rubber mallet, and some were very tight and did, so in trying to force it together it just keeps knocking the other side loose. I had to give up. Also, I didn’t realize until I was finished putting it together, but flakes of wood were all over the interior of the enclosure. I realized this was due to putting it together, parts chipped off. It is purely cosmetic, and it’s on the inside towards the very top, so I’m not too pressed about it, but still sucks a bit. I have attached pictures of both aforementioned issues. There is absolutely no way I would ever be able to take this thing apart again, too.
Also, be warned that when you are using the rubber mallet, not only is it LOUD, but when you are putting the screen top on, it is extremely loud. My ears rang like a flash bang went off next to my head and it took about 5 minutes for my hearing to come back (only to be destroyed again because I had to keep hitting it to get it snug).
The paper on the plexiglass was not as bad as some have made it out to be, too. While you t did come off in quite a few pieces, I did not need a razor as some have mentioned. It just took about 15-20 mins.
Altogether, putting it together and the defects aside, it is a stunning enclosure and I love it, so does my beardie. I have only gotten compliments on it, and keeping it clean so far has been an absolute breeze. I don’t know how I ever survived using an enclosure that opens from the top, this thing is incredible. I was able to get my UVB light strip fastened securely on the beams at the top, and while I did need to get a higher wattage basking bulb to hit the temps I need, the temps were met in the end.
I’m not sure if I would necessarily recommend it to friends, only because I think there are still some manufacturing issues that need to be sorted out, but maybe in a few years once they get those issues down, it would be a no-brainer to trust the company to meet all of my enclosure needs!
Great size terrarium for my bearded dragon, and great quality!
Overall, the habitat itself meets all the needs of both my bearded dragon and myself. It was fairly easy to assemble, although not as easy as the instructional video might let on, and it provides my bearded dragon with ample space to roam around. My only two complaints are that the acrylic doors are easily scratched and that the aluminum shields the interior of the enclosure from too much heat from head lamps, although this can be remedied by using smaller light fixtures for the interior of the enclosure.
LOVE this amazing habitat, and more importantly, so does Stinky! Lots of room to roam and hide. We aren’t done decorating yet, but the mat is a perfect fit (totally recommend getting one!) and the whole thing looks so clean and inviting!
Well worth the wait! Our rescue, Spike, had been in too small of an enclosure for most of his life and now he gets his big beautiful Zen to thrive in. The Zen mat is so easy to keep clean, and the enclosure was super easy to put together. I wish we would have ordered the glass doors, the acrylic ones got scratched up within days of receiving our habitat. We will probably end up ordering the glass soon. Overall, we're really happy we made this purchase.
The overall product was great! It’s the perfect size for our adult Beardie. The set up was slightly challenging and didn’t slide in as easy as the video showed, but once it was set it up it turned out amazing!
Great product. Bad customer service experience. My order was placed apparently while they updated their website, which meant I was not contacted about a different shipping date (I had assumed it was the one, you know, posted on the website) until a month later and my package didn't arrive. I had to message them who did nothing to make up for their shitty advertising- UPDATES, people, updates. You want customers? Don't make them feel screwed by saying it was an advertisement screw up. Especially on a site you manage yourself.
Enclosure is great but the time it took to get here was not!!!!! Ordered april 15 got it late June
Extremely easy to assemble. Our 12 year old was able to follow the videos and assemble 95% of it without our help. Great customer support and communication in regards to delivery information. Enclosure is good looking and well built.
Got it for my bearded dragon- Angelus. She loves the new space and is so much more active after moving her from her 40gallon.
It's so large & he has so much room to run! It's so easy to keep clean & it's never ending in decoration choices!
When I finally got the tank together, it worked well. However, it came damaged. Corners were broken off. Also, the end pieces did not fit in the side pieces as easily as on the video. We had to really hammer, shaving the end pieces down in the process.
Absolutely love the 4x2x2. So much more room and easy to put together
Was beyond excited for this tank to come in and I am still waiting months later. If you want something for your bearded now because he/she’s in a to small tank. Save yourself time order elsewhere.
P.s. When I do get the tank I will of course state my options on the tank but from the looks of it. To expensive for the time you have to wait to receive it, you have to put it together yourself which some people’s resulted in breaking which Only god knows when they will send out replacement pieces.
Long wait for the arrival, just over three months. I was kept informed of the delays, none due by Zen though. The pandemic was hard on everyone even my dragon! The Zen 4x2x2 enclosure was a great step-up from a forty gallon habitat. I chose Zen because of the "open viewing doors and non-reflecting panels."
So far so good! Our little girl loves her new enclosure and it was super simple to put together! My only complaint would be that the material scratches when you slide the doors but its not even really an issue. Otherwise its an absolutely stellar terrarium.
Wish there were more options for enclosures. Waited 2.5 months. Company really needs to get its act together.
The online instructions are a great help but watch before putting together not while. Some parts are not named till the end
I love my new enclosures! They look great and where fairly easy to put together, my husband ordered these cheap sliding door locks from Amazon to keep our king snake from escaping.