Zoo Med Tropical UVB & Heat Lighting Kit
Go wild when making your tropical habitat with the Zoo Med Tropical UVB & Heat Reptile Lighting Kit. This kit comes with a Mini Combo Deep Dome Lamp Fixture, a Daylight Blue Reptile Bulb (60w), and a ReptiSun® 5.0 Mini Compact Fluorescent (13w). The combo dual ceramic fixture includes two different lamps that are designed to meet the varying needs of your cold-blooded pal. A daylight Blue Reptile Bulb that gives off light and heat to mimic the sun during the day is used to help your loved pet to keep warm, digest, and absorb nutrients while they bask in their favorite spot! A fluorescent UVB bulb which is essential to your pet's overall health. UVB is needed so that they can produce vitamin D that allows them to absorb calcium keeping their bones healthy and strong. The unique deep dome design keeps the bulbs at a safe distance from your buddy, ensuring they do not get burned from touching the lamp. Each fixture features it's own on/off switch for control over each lamp. The Zoo Med Tropical UVB & Heat Reptile Lighting Kit is essential for providing your reptile with the lighting they need so you can feel good about doing what's best for your pet—proudly made in the USA.
An ideal all in one starter for your tropical habitat
- Unique deep dome design
- Provides UVA & UVB
- Two sockets for a daylight lamp and a UVB lamp
- Convenient dual on/off switches
- Made in the USA
- Mini Combo Deep Dome Lamp Fixture
- Daylight Blue Reptile Bulb (60w)
- ReptiSun® 5.0 Mini Compact Fluorescent (13 watt)
1. Would this combo work for my 20-gallon enclosure?
This lamp fixture can be used in a variety of setups, depending on the individual needs of the animal in question. This combo will work for a 20 gallon as well as other sizes. Since each socket supports up to 100w lamps, if need be you can use different bulbs to suit the terrarium that you have, Recommended to use this in conjunction with the Zoo Med Reptile Lamp Stand Small or the Zoo Med Reptile Lamp Stand Large for maximum safety.
2. Can I use this for my bearded dragon's enclosure?
This kit is recommended for tropical pets, the bearded dragon is a desert animal and will be more suited for the Zoo Med Desert UVB & Heat Lighting Kit.
3. Can I use this for my ceramic heat emitter bulbs?
No, Ceramic heat emitter bulbs are UL approved for use only in wire clamp-type fixtures, using them in a dome fixture can cause heat to be encapsulated in the base of the dome which can cause significant damage to the wiring and compromise safety.
4. Does each light have it's own on/off switch?
Yes, each light has an individual on/off switch.
5. Do I keep both fixtures on for 24hr?
The daylight blue lamp is designed to mimic the daytime environment, and the UVB lamp is designed to add the UVB that would usually be emitted by the sun. Both bulbs together provide the range of light emitted by the sun during the day and should be switched off at night to mimic the natural day/night cycle for your pet.
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