Basking Bulb?

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Basking Bulb?

Postby TheWaveCarver » Wed Feb 03, 2010 7:48 pm


I was using a mvb as a heat source for my bearded dragon, which only emitted about 90-95 degrees of heat when it was a dangerous 10 inches away. I realized i had to find a better heat source. I went to my local pet store and looked at the basking bulbs which were $20-$30. So what i want to know is, can i use a regular house hold bulb as a basking bulb or does it need to be a special bulb for pets. My dragon is already getting all her essential vitamins so it all comes down to heat. The bulb i'm planning on using is a regular 75w halogen flood bulb that emits heat from 100-107 degrees at about 10 inches away. Is this ok?
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Re: Basking Bulb?

Postby Twobeardieguy » Wed Feb 03, 2010 9:40 pm

Yes a 75w halogen flood bulb or 100 watt house hold bulb works great! :wink:
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