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Old 29-01-2013, 09:41 PM
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Originally Posted by JonnyFrilledDragonLawson View Post
a 60w spot might not keep your overall viv temp at the required highs..

the way i do it in my frilleds viv is i have a 75w spot/basking bulb.. and a 150w ceramic on a stat so JUST INCASE the temperature does drop to below what is required the ceramic comes on just to bump it up.. and overnight the stat is set to 18 instead of 30 and the spots off, obviously it takes time for the temp to get down to that level and the ceramic very very rearely comes on during the night

60w for a 4x2x2 is usually perfect for beardie temps, used to have quite a few beardies and they all had the same setup basically and spot on most recommened 60w, too

I do agree a ceramic on a stat for night time is a great thing to have if you can afford it, chance are it won't even come on as you said but nice to have

and djultimate what stat is coming with it? as ceramics can be used with a couple different stats, but you'll need a dimmer for the basking spot bulb
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