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I'm getting a leopard gecko in the new year and i'm currently researching all the things i need for a setup. One thing i'm a bit unsure of is the heatmat. Do you put it under the viv itself? Or inside the viv but under the substrate? My friend has a leopard gecko and she has stuck her heatmat on one side of the viv (inside). I'm a bit confused!

Also do you need a lightbulb inside aswell?? If so what kind?

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Beccy
 

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Pop into my shop i'll show you some different ways to do your Leo setup, i'm in Lincoln too.
What's your shop called and where abouts is it??


Also i know how much the heat mat should cover, i'm just unsure of where to place it and if you also need a bulb =)
 

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The heat mat should cover 1/3rd of the floor of the vivarium.

If you have a glass tank then it should be placed underneath the tank.

If you have wood, then inside, underneath the substrate, ensuring it is away from water bowls. It must be covered by substrate though.
 
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