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Old 08-08-2009, 12:37 PM
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Default help! terranium heating advice

I have noticied alot of people who seem to keep melting the plastic tops surrounding the wire mesh on the exo-terra terraniums.
how do you heat these sufficiently for a chameleon without melting the plastic????? do i use a stand. do i rest the light domes ontop of the wire mesh. cans some1 please enlighten me?
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Old 08-08-2009, 05:37 PM
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I just use a ceramic held above the mesh away from the plastic surround with a reflector on the bulb.
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Old 09-08-2009, 10:30 PM
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Hi mate,

I have a 100 watt power sun suspended 3" above my exo terra, and it's fine

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