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Old 26-06-2009, 11:28 PM
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Good evening everybody!

Well I have been researching all this for a few weeks now in preperation for my first Bearded Dragon but now its come down to it I am struggling to find many places to buy from!

I need the following so if anybody has any please do say

1) 30" Arcadia 12% D3+ Tube
2) Starter to match (Will Arcadia 25/30w do it?)
3) Habistat Matt stat (New temp version)
4) Basking bulb holder
5) 2 Digital thermometers
6) Calcium powder and Nutrabol

I have looked on Livefoods By Post - Reptile Food, livefoods, reptile supplies, online reptile shop and ebay but is there anywhere else?

Cheers in advance

Alister
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Old 26-06-2009, 11:35 PM
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Go for the ebay option, in total a set-up from a website was £150 for a crested gecko, I did the ebay optionand spent £90 on
  • Viv - 30x30x45
  • Water Bowl
  • Heat Mat
  • Large Plantsx2
  • Hide
  • Nutrobal+Calcium powder
  • Livefood - crickets
  • thermometer
  • Book
  • Substrate
    etc
so yeah ebay
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Yer I did go for ebay originally and got a 3ft viv second hand, but on closer inspection alot of the kit included is not correct...

ebay does seem to be good for the stat but it doesnt look good for the uv tube and starter....
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ebay mate, loads of stuff on there cheap.
u tried putting a wanted add up on here, u never know your luck!
justa thought.
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1) 30" Arcadia 12% D3+ Tube
2) Starter to match (Will Arcadia 25/30w do it?)
3) Habistat Matt stat (New temp version)
4) Basking bulb holder
5) 2 Digital thermometers
6) Calcium powder and Nutrabol



Alister
good choice of uvb bulb
livefoods.co.uk
you don't need a matt stat but a dimming stat instead for the basking bulb
you can get thermometers on livefoods with two probes, so you only need one thermometer.
i disagree with the above about a starter kit thing, most of the times they're useless and come with alot of things that can't be used with the certain animal and it's cheaper to get them all separately.
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Old 26-06-2009, 11:57 PM
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I already have a habistat dimming thermostat, the matt stat i am using for my roach colony

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good choice of uvb bulb
livefoods.co.uk
you don't need a matt stat but a dimming stat instead for the basking bulb
you can get thermometers on livefoods with two probes, so you only need one thermometer.
i disagree with the above about a starter kit thing, most of the times they're useless and come with alot of things that can't be used with the certain animal and it's cheaper to get them all separately.
Wasn't a started kit, was basically everything you need to house a crested gecko the proper way with products you actually need
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have you tried triple eight reptiles
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Wasn't a started kit, was basically everything you need to house a crested gecko the proper way with products you actually need
ah okay then, i would still buy separately xD
you must have a really cold house if you need a heatmat for a crestie xD
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Thats why I did the ebay thing, the tanks you get with some are terrible and not suitable for most reps that they are 'made for' like with the crestie ones you can get tiny vivs with no height at all for them to climb, my cresties are quite young so are in 30x30x45's each and then they are going in a custom build
Yeah I do regret getting the heatmat but the weather is so unpredictable up here >.> so its quite cold one minute then its 25 degrees D:
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