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Old 17-07-2009, 03:12 PM
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Just come to setting my bearded dragon vivarium up and I am unsure as to where to place the probe from the thermostat to get the best temps inside the vivarium. I am using a microclimate dimming thermostat if that makes any difference.

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Old 17-07-2009, 03:30 PM
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What type of heat source are you using? Ideally you should have two probes (possibly three), one underneath the basking spot and one on the substrate in the cool end.
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Old 17-07-2009, 03:32 PM
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Spot light to for a basking spot and you only get 1 probe on a thermostat. If you thinking about a thermometer with multiple probes I don't use one of those I use a temp gun instead.
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Old 17-07-2009, 11:26 PM
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Place the probe in the cooler end you may have you play around with the dial for a while and monitor the temps to get it perfect but then the probe will let the basking temp get to the right temp before it dims/shuts off the heat lamp and the cool end will never get too hot so your beardie wont cook.


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