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Old 14-03-2013, 10:13 PM
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Question Redfoot Tortoise sun bulb?

Hi,
I am a total newbie and I'm setting up a viv for my very first Redfoot tortoise. I am going to buy an Arcadia mercury basking lamp 100w. And I was hoping someone could suggest a sun bulb to use. I understand that it has to put out UVB and UVA. But I am getting really confused when looking to purchase on the net. What wattage should I be buying? I'd be grateful for any info and suggestions if you think this is the wrong basking lamp to go for.

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Old 15-03-2013, 11:00 PM
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How big is your enclosure? You could just use a MVB-combines heat and uvb. I use a 160w arcadio d3 mvb with an extra spotlight and che, although you should not need the extras if your viv isn't massive.
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