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  1. Snakes
    so seems uv is likely to be beneficial although not 100% necessary by what people have said so i got 2 options then ,option 1the strip light - benefits : reliable,never ever had one break, arcadia t5s last 12 months,dont need controller replacing . cons. dont have the equipment,will need...
  2. M.A.H.I.C
    Everybody welcome, It will be a very interesting and fun night! Ultra Violet Light (UV) is one of the most important requirements for so many animals and particularly for reptiles. The way that we understand its properties, its effects on animals and our abilities to replicate this in the...
  3. Lizards
    Hello everybody : victory: i have spent the last few weeks umming and arring about the best lighting for my leos. I have read many posts on the pro's and con's of providing leos with UV lighting, most of the non factual "hear say" posts have been against the idea whereas most of the factual...
  4. Habitat
    I just bought an Arcadia t5 54w twin controller with the intention on having 1 tube for my Iguana and one for my Beardie. There vivs are together. Ive found myself with a problem though, The beardies viv is about an inch or 2 too short to fit the tube in so will have to keep him on the t8 just...
  5. Equipment Classifieds
    Looking for a UV starter and possible bulb. Give me a PM if you have anything that might be of use with price and postage details. I will pick up if local enough Cheers
  6. Lizards
    Will 1 Arcadia T5 54w be enough for my iggy in its 6x6x3 viv or should I go for 2? Im getting a twin controller and if 1 is enough ill put the second bulb in to my beardie viv (5x2x3) if it wont be too much for in there. So 1 or 2 for the Iggy? 54w too much for the Beardie? Could go for 1 for...
  7. Amphibians
    Hi guys and gals, We are starting to heavily research lighting and amphibs and I hope to have a dedicated amphib lamp for us all early 2012, we have just started live testing with a new set up. We are initially testing with bumble bees. I will post updates probably every week or so, just so...
  8. Lizards
    just bought the new arcadia t5 strip light n controller and reflector . is a 3ft uv strip light ok in a 4 ft viv, i dont think the next size up will fit when the fixtures go on the end and in viper and vine (very reputable decent rep shop in manc) i noticed they had baby beardies in a viv...
  9. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hey just another of my questions on keeping my tort in great condition. ok how long do tortoise's need a U.V light for. some people say forever some just say till they are bigger. idk =/ mmm ta.:blush:
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