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Hi

does anyone use the energy saving type light bulbs in place of the
basking light for their tortoise?
Would this type of lamp provide enough heat?

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Hi

now i am confused.
We have uv lamp designed for reptiles and a spot lamp to provide a basking spot.
Its the spot lamp I was thinking about.
I know the uv is a must.
I didnt realise the spotlight needed to be of a special type , have been using normal domestic bulbs.
If this is wrong what should I be using?

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you can use a standard 60watt spot lamp as a basking lamp i think,i think sue was reffering to not using the energy saving bulbs
 

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So the important thing is that the lamp produces a hot spot of the right temp?
 
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