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4'x2'x2' Zen Habitats Reptile Enclosures with Substrate Shield

Zen Habitats Reptile Enclosures are designed to be the most beautiful and functional reptile terrariums on the market.  Zen Habitats uses the best materials to ensure every terrarium is safe & secure, functional, and beautiful.  Zen Habitats are designed to provide a healthy environment for your reptile, or small animals while looking great in your home. 

This 4'x2'x2' Zen Habitats Reptile Enclosure is great for lizards (such as a bearded dragon), snakes (like a ball python), turtles, and other small animals who do not require a high humidity 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 the 4’x2’x2’ Zen Habitats Reptile Enclosures?

Large enclosures – 120-gallon equivalent.  Most reptiles do best in 4'x2'x2' habitats which give them room to run, jump, and climb.  Zen Habitat Reptile Enclosures are 3 times larger than 40 gallon breeder tanks.

Non-reflective surfaces reduce anxietyMost 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 stress your pet.   

Bamboo finished wood panels are better at retaining heat.  Maintain your temperature while using less electricity than glass aquariums. 

Aluminum framing, bamboo-lined wood panels, galvanized steel screen top, and acrylic front-sliding doors.  Zen Habitats uses the best materials to ensure our habitats are safe & secure, functional, and beautiful.

Ideal for:

  • Bearded Dragons
  • Ball Pythons
  • Boa Constrictors
  • Blue-Tongue Skinks
  • Box Turtles
  • Many other lizards, snakes and turtles that thrive in lower humidity environments (such as a hognose snake, king snake, uromastyx, and more).

This item ships flat and requires no tools for assembly.  Free shipping included.


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  • Would I be able to use a heating mat with this enclosure?

    Due to these panels being made of wood no.  However we are testing a new PVC panel which we intend to bring to market this fall.

  • Are you shipping to Canada? If not, is this enclosure for sale anywhere in Canada or will you be offering shipping to Canada soon? If so, when? Thank you!

    Hi at this time Canada shipping is not available.   We hope to be able to ship to Canada in the future.   However some Canadian customers have had us ship to friends or family in the US and they get the products from them.

  • Are you still waiting things? I also because I ordered a month ago and was told I would get an update when myzen encloser was ready to ship but I have not and your web page no longer says they are on back order.

    We are shipping this week and next. :-)

  • Hi! If I purchase the 4X2X2 enclosure, do I need to purchase the zen mat as well or is the substrate shield enough?

    The shield is for people who use loose substrate.   The mat is for people looking for a solid substrate that's easy to clean and has traction to keep their pets from slipping.

  • Would this be good for mangrove or ackie monitor?

    I am not familiar with those species however Clint's Reptiles did a review and mentioned they were thinking it would be great for an ackie.  As long as the size requirements ar sufficient and the humidity levels are below 70% you should be fine.

  • One more question, would you be able to tell me the internal dimensions of the floor of the cage? I want to get some slate tiles and would like to know what size to cut them to.

    46"×22" is the internal floor space.    

  • Hi I know that this is a great tank for bearded dragons but is this big enough for a larger lizard like a savannah monitor

    Larger lizards, like monitors, would need a much larger enclosure than what we offer at this time.

  • Hi, my name is Larry. I have a python that’s about 8’ long, she’s currently in a zoo med tank that’s only 3’ long and just over 2’ high. I’d love a bigger tank for her. When will your new line of tanks be available? I use an under the tank heating pad as well as a light on top of the tank, and I keep the humidity high. I’m anxious to get a bigger tank and looking forward to it.

    Hi Larry we plan on having the PVC enclosures available this fall.  Please let me know if you have any other questions .

  • Can you make a bio active work in this tank?

    If you are doing a desert style bioactive (low humidity) then yes but you should line the bottom and sides of the soil with plastic or build an acrylic basin.  If you are looking for high humidity then I would wait till we offer our PVC panels.  Hope that helps.

  • Hello. my name is John Saint John and I am with the Southwestern Herpetologist Society. I would like to check out your cages as we have several from different manufacturers. Is there a store or shop we may do so local to the Los Angeles area? Please let us know and thank you for your time. John Saint John SWHS president SWHS.ORG

    Hi John, thank you for reaching out to us.  At this time we only offer our enclosures through our website and a couple of pet shops in Massachusetts.  However if you have any questions we would be happy to answer them.  Please reach out to us at support@zenhabitats.com.  Thank you.

    Randy

  • I would like to reserve a habitat without the substrate shield? Can I do that?

    All enclosures include a substrate shield, however it is an optional piece you do not need to install.  Hope that helps.

  • Could you use an under the tank heater (example: heat tape) with this enclosure?

    Due to the panels being made of wood it is not a good idea to do so.  We will offer a PVC option in the future and then it won't be an issue.  

  • Is it safe to use a ceramic heat emitter with this enclosure?

    Absolutely,  we use then in our personal enclosures. 

  • My cat keeps climbing on top of my beardies tank and the screen isn't holding up. Is your top any different?

    We make our screens a little different than most.  First, we use galvanized steel instead of aluminum.  Second, the screen has a ¼” steel bar for the frame and two steel bars that run across the middle for extra support.  Finally, the entire frame of the screen is incased in the framing of our enclosure.  What this means is a cat can jump on top but won’t be able to break through our screen.  They won’t be able to rip our mesh.  And they cannot pull back the corners and gain access to your reptile in the enclosure.  I hope this helps. 

  • What kind of lighting do I need for this tank for my bearded dragon.... beginner here?!

    Hi, I would suggest using our Heat Lamp and UVB Lighting Kit for bearded dragons.  I personally use this kit for three of dragons.   https://www.zenhabitats.com/collections/lighting-and-heating/products/heat-lamp-and-uvb-lighting-kit 

  • can these be stacked?

    Yes you can stack as long as you have a secure spacer between for ventilation.   

  • Hello. I love your tanks. So happy to see you coming onto the market with something nice and big! Do you have plans to make a version with black anodized aluminum? What about different panel options? Thanks.

    Hi we do not currently have plans for a black anodized aluminum.  However,  if we get enough requests we would be willing to offer it.