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Old 26-12-2012, 11:27 AM
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I will be honest and tell you that a 10% T8 will never recreate wild exposure in a viv of that height.

It is vital that reptiles are able to self regulate in an enclosure between a wild type uvindex, heat and light, then into cool and shade.

I explain this in much more detail in the lighting guide section of Arcadia Reptile : Arcadia Products Plc

But if you want an easy to use plug and go system that is very affordable and has the electronics, reflector and the correct lamp included then a 24w slimline T5 fitting will be fine for a viv this long.

You will however need to increase the viv size as they grow!

I'm happy to help further if required

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