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Old 15-07-2009, 06:22 PM
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hi whats the best way to heat a 5x2x2 viv i am going to make.looked at radiater type or ceramic but not sure on wattage will be keeping boas.
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ceramic heat wave emitter 250W.on a pulse stat.
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Old 15-07-2009, 07:01 PM
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500 wat ahs with built in stat
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500 wat ahs with built in stat
Above is what I'm putting in my 5x2x2 project for my Boa... exactly.
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Using 300w ceramic and microclimate pulse stat in our 4x2x2's and it's more than enough. Can't believe how consistent the temps stay, 0.5 of a degree deviation!

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Old 08-08-2009, 11:15 PM
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300watt you need.....may get away with a 250watt but better to go bigger and let the stat take care of things.
You also need a pulse or dimming stat depending on type of lamp/ceramic you are using
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im building a 5ft deep 8ft high 7ft wide,,and im using 2 300w haet lamps in 10" stainless steel,chicken breeding shades and an extra 2 electric radiators the reason for this is i live in wales on the side of a valley and in the winter it gets bellow freezing in the wind and if it needs an extra boost i can give it i can give it easily as they have built in stats and there only a tenner each and 12" long and 2" wide
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]im building a 5ft deep 8ft high 7ft wide,,[/B]and im using 2 300w haet lamps in 10" stainless steel,chicken breeding shades and an extra 2 electric radiators the reason for this is i live in wales on the side of a valley and in the winter it gets bellow freezing in the wind and if it needs an extra boost i can give it i can give it easily as they have built in stats and there only a tenner each and 12" long and 2" wide
what are you keeping.......pidgeons
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what are you keeping.......pidgeons

no just 2 4ft iguanas
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big tank mate....and high
you will have to use a stick to beat them down from the ceiling
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