Zoo Med is proud to offer Reptivite, a complete vitamin, mineral, and amino acid complex specifically formulated for reptiles. Reptivite is calcium based to ensure healthy bone growth with the correct 21 calcium to phosphorus ratio. Originally developed for the San Diego Zoo to correct soft-shell problems in turtles, it is now used by some of the most respected zoos and animal parks throughout the world. The first reptile vitamin to include the compete amino acid complex, an essential component in protein digestion. Reptivite does not contain artificial additives or fillers like soy, yeast, or sucrose. Use 2-3 times weekly on your reptile's food.
Over 30 Years of Innovation. Started in 1977 by 19 year old Gary Bagnall and college friend Mark Lemke, ZooMed started as a reptile company out of a one car garage located in Costa Mesa, California. It has evolved into a company that introduced the first American reptile vitamin in 1982 and never looked back! Today the company holds 3 reptile product patents with 3 more pending. Zoo Med`s greatest accomplishment has been the invention of UVB lighting for reptiles, which took place in 1993 and became the standard the world over for Zoos, Veterinarians and the reptile hobbyist.