Vivarium heat - Reptile Forums

Go Back   Reptile Forums > Help and Chat > Snakes


  #1 (permalink)  
Old 30-06-2015, 09:05 PM
Regular
Join Date: May 2015
Location: Blackpool
Posts: 137
Default Vivarium heat

Any tips on how to get the heat down or is it okay? His cool end is currently nearing the 90F mark his bulbs not even on, I've got the Viv open for a bit but it's not really dropping haha anything to worry about or?
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 30-06-2015, 09:07 PM
Regular
Join Date: May 2015
Location: Blackpool
Posts: 137
Default

Also sorry if this is a really stupid question
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 02-07-2015, 02:04 AM
Premier Member
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Stevenage, UK
Posts: 7,850
Default

Not a lot you can do when the air temp in the room is 32c...

All my stats shut down for four or five hours today. It was 34c outside in the shade, and 32c in the house - it's still 29c in the room with the windows open and it's 1am in the morning !!
__________________
Regards

Malc



Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 02-07-2015, 09:20 AM
Premier Citizen
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Manchester
Posts: 2,041
Default

A fan will at least keep the air moving, and while not really cooling the ambient temps very much, it does make things "feel" cooler (but as reptiles do not sweat like us, they probably don't get the real benefit of the "wind" the way we do, but I still like to think they are cooled a little!)
I set a cheap tower fan going and blast it at one end of the vivs with the doors open. Any that don't immediately do a runner at least get the air circulated around them.
Not a great idea if you have snakes that will get lost, or eat each other though!
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 03-07-2015, 12:31 AM
Regular
Join Date: Sep 2014
Posts: 64
Default

Was going to post a similar question to this as my night time ambient is currently 27 without a stat even on and my day time reaches around 30 on both hot and cold side of the viv so am worried there could be negative effects of this as there is no way to get the temperature down
Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
snake , vivarium

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


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
E Midlands 3 foot vivarium, heat mat, heat lamp and UV light. bionic_bunny Equipment Classifieds 4 15-02-2014 01:58 PM
Wales Exo Terra Heat Wave Ceramic Heater 150W - Vivarium Heat nicolacraig Equipment Classifieds 2 15-03-2012 11:57 PM
SE England New Vivarium heat mat wickey123 Equipment Classifieds 1 09-03-2011 09:22 PM
W Midlands tall vivarium with heat mat and magic eye heat stat bargain 100 pounds sdjbates Snake Classifieds 0 05-11-2010 06:05 PM
SE England Vivarium With Heat Mat karen3536 Equipment Classifieds 7 12-08-2010 07:18 PM



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 07:00 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™)