help plz - Reptile Forums

Go Back   Reptile Forums > New Owners > Newbie Advice


  #1 (permalink)  
Old 07-08-2009, 03:08 PM
Regular
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 52
Default help plz

i have my beardies in seperate 3ft wooden vivs
both have repti glo 10.0 25w uv
40w basking lights
and heat mat

the basking area is around 105-110
but i think the cool end is running to high at 95 is this correct
they both never seem to go at the basking end.
should i take away the heat mats or do they really need them.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 07-08-2009, 03:38 PM
Mrs_SpongeBob's Avatar
Forum Citizen
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 520
Send a message via MSN to Mrs_SpongeBob
Default

We just use a baking spot - no heat mats.

Basking temp sits about 105-110 like yours but the cool end's about 80-85.

You could maybe try removing the heatmats if they're raising the cool end to high?
__________________

Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 07-08-2009, 03:44 PM
Regular
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 52
Default

ok thks will try.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 08-08-2009, 06:58 PM
JackieL's Avatar
Postaholic Member
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Southampton
Posts: 12,922
Default

Heat mats are not required by bearded dragons. They feel heat from above not from underneath. I bet if you remove them you will notice a difference .
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




All times are GMT +1. The time now is 10:37 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright © 2005 - 2011, Reptile Forums (RFUK™)