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Old 09-07-2009, 11:42 PM
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the advice been given is very good but id just make sure when using a ceramic heater u have the proper thermo readers to keep the temperature controled as for a corn snake u want to be keeping the temperatures fairly low and with ceramic bulbs they will go way highter than that if not controlled properly..
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Old 10-07-2009, 10:10 AM
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I couldn't agree more. A thermostat should be used with any heat source IMO.
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Old 12-07-2009, 10:22 AM
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Thanks again for the advice, I now have a Mat Stat, Heat Mat and 2 Digital Thermometers. The hot end is running at 85.1-85.6 degrees and the cool end 72-73. Jester is still not in there as I think I'll run it for a few days and keep a record to make sure everything is ok.

I am still gonna get a ceramic set up as it seems to be the popular choice on here for heating the ambient air and not just the floor area.

Hope this ok any feed back would be greatfully received.

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Old 13-07-2009, 09:12 AM
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It sounds like you have got the temperatures spot on with your heat mat! That's p*ssed on my campfire! Well done, I never managed to do that. I personally would still go for ceramic heating as I think the advantages massively out-weigh using a mat.. but your current setup would still provide a healthy environment for your corn to live happily.

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Old 17-07-2009, 09:10 AM
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Cheers mate but don't p*ss on the fire just yet you obviously have a lot more experience than me and I might have just been lucky, very lucky, as this is England you could need that fire for the summer month ahead. Up in the north east where I live it literally p*ssing on the fire for you, what a brilliant start to my two weeks off work, never mind eh. Still no work and all play for two weeks and abit, SUPER.

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