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Old 13-03-2013, 05:47 PM
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ok this is my viv set up , the hot side of the viv is bang on 100 fahrenheit
but the cool side is around 85 fahrenheit , i've read that is too hot ? how can i make it cooler without effecting the hot side ?
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Old 13-03-2013, 05:58 PM
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raise your basking spot so you can drop the temperatures.

Although you could do with moving the UVB towards the basking spot so it can get heat and UVB together.
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Hi, Yeah as suggested you really need to move the lamp into the hot end so that the hot end has heat and light and the cool end has cool and shade

You really do also need a good reflector. An unreflected lamp is wasting two thirds of the total power output.

lamps must never be hung down the wall like this also. It really does present a risk from glare to the animal. Use a good reflector and mount it to the roof.

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hey thanks for the comment , if i can't hang the uv from the wall were do i put it ? i'm quite new to this xD
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I mount my UV tubes along the top wooden plank, which the runner is attached to, and I use a reflector too to avoid wasting as much of the output as possible
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hey thanks for the comment , if i can't hang the uv from the wall were do i put it ? i'm quite new to this xD
Easiest way i found to mount my tube was to get uv clips to hold then ends and like everyone else said, a reflector inside of the clips
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