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Old 17-09-2012, 05:00 PM
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Yes your temps are pretty much spot on, now the challenge is to maintain the temps you have but with the heat lamp further away to avoid burning him. 4 inches is very close and that is more than likely why he is lying next to his branch and not on it. Most experts say 10-12 inches is perfect becasue he will get the heat but will avoid getting burnt. I have a rock with a flat bottom (so crickets cant hide underneath) the rock holds the heat really well and he loves it! I know the innital set up is quiet confusing and there is loads of different advice on offer but be patient and stick with it, you will get good advice on RFUK that can be trusted and then once you have your set up correct it should be fairly low maintenence in comparrison to other reptiles.
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