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  1. Lizards
    Hi Im in the process of setting up my beardies new viv as he has outgrown is old one. Its a 4ftx2ftx2ft viv and im not 100% what lighting to use for a viv of this height. So Ive bought an arcadia D3 T5 12% UVB desert lamp for the full length of viv (46 inches) with reflector which I going to...
  2. Lizards
    Hi All I'm In the process of upgrading my Bearded Dragon viv to 4ft. Not sure on which UV size to get, Would the Arcadia T5 36" be ok or should I go for 48". Not sure if the 48" would be too much of an over kill or a bit too tight to fit in and wanted another opinion
  3. Lizards
    Recently bought a 4ft vivarium for a bearded dragon and currently setting it up, i am just wondering what wattage of light controller i will need (as there are that many) along with the tube wattage and UV percentage as i have seen a couple of controllers on ebay that seem relatively cheap but...
  4. Lizards
    Hi, do you think it maybe the wrong time of year to change a uv bulb, my beardies seem to be semi brumating at the mo, one uv is due to be changed next month and other in a couple of months, was thinking of buying Arcadia t5 set up for both but don't want the new uv to mess them up so do I wait...
  5. Lizards
    I'm really sorry as i'm sure this has been gone over a million times but i'm new to the forum and not sure how to search for past threads.. I've just bought a 36'' Repti Glo 10.0 UV tube for my 13 week old beardie and i'm just curious as to how far from the bottom of the viv i should have it...
  6. Lizards
    :help: I bought pets at home Bearded Dragon 'home for life' which is a 4ft viv with two platforms. It also included the basking light, a few decorations, feeding bowls and all the UVB equipment. The uvb equipment consisted of an exo terra light unit which fit two UV lights. The UVB lights that...
  7. Lizards
    i brought my bearded dragon on wednesday and it cam with viv, heat lamp, uv starter, uvb tube and decorations then when i looked at the uvb tube it said repti glo 2.0. yeah i know it should be 10.0 but i can only get a new bulb next week. Do you think he will be alright with a 2.0 till tuesday...
  8. Lizards
    After reading 'UVB only penetrates 8-12" from the source. Make sure the UVB light is about 10" from the floor of the dragon's cage. I decided to measure the distance between the viv floor and the UVB lights, as I thought It was way to far, around 18" Inches. The setup we brought was from pets...
  9. Lizards
    There's some debate between us at the moment about how much UVB is really necessary for bearded dragons. At the moment our starter kits come with a 10% UVB tube (12% optional) without a reflector and we have never had any problems, though we have seen other starter kits which use a 12% uvb tube...
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