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Old 24-06-2009, 10:03 AM
Andi Mack Andi Mack is offline
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how much Watt should i have in a 48" wooden viv?, ive seen starter kits offering 60W, yet ive seen others using higher Watts?, any ideas on how much watt for a basking lamp/light?
Depends on your house / room you are going to keep it in

I started off with a 40w, then moved onto a 60w and finally settled on a 75w to give me the right temps.

On the other hand if i moved the viv to my spare room, i could probably get away with a 5w bulb, it's that warm in the room.

if you have a warm house, start with a 40w or 60w bulb.

Andi
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