Coco husk substrate is made from coconut fiber and crushed coconut shell. It has a larger grain size than coconut soil. Cocohusk is optimal for moist terrariums as it has an excellent water retention capacity while it maintains air porosity and unlike normal soil, it does not decompose. Product is delivered in compressed brick form.
Compressed coco husk is “a Product of Sri Lanka”, manufactured and exported by many different manufacturers, primarily for horticulture purposes..
Cocopeat substrate can be supplied with different labels, but the unit size is the same (or bricks are slightly larger). The pictured product is in Exoterra packet and the following product description is from Exoterra:
Coco Husk is made from compressed coconut husk from the plantations of tropical Asia. This ecological substrate is ideal for increasing humidity in the terrarium and is totally safe for frogs, salamanders and burrowing or digging animals.
100% natural substrate
Ideal for natural terrarium set-ups
Increases humidity in terrariums
Stimulates natural digging and burrowing behavior