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Old 11-03-2013, 10:36 AM
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Hi,

Yes most filament lamps emit a tiny amount of UVA. But I think your getting confused as it's UVB that reptiles rely upon for the D3 cycle.

In most setups a 10% T8 lamp can not re-create a wild level or index of exposure.

As indicated already Arcadia D3+ 12% T5s do allow you to do so in a vet energy efficient way.

There is loads of free stuff to read at Arcadia Reptile : Arcadia Products Plc have a look at the D3 cycle section, lighting guide and practical reptile keeping magazine sections.

If you get stuck let me know

John
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