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Old 16-02-2013, 10:39 PM
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Originally Posted by paul3col View Post
Our set up is 4ft and we get 112 in basking and 94 in the cool end then drops to 82-84 during the night.

We were using 2 x 60 watt basking lamps and we couldn't get the viv past 100f so today we put in 2x 75watt. This will be for the winter only then drop back to the 60's for warmer seasons.

Your cool end is far too warm. You really shouldn't need 2 bulbs for basking, this is what is warming up your cool end. The cool end is just as, if not more important, than the hot end.
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