Distance for Arcadia 12% thru a screen

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Distance for Arcadia 12% thru a screen

Postby Rubble1212 » Sat Mar 07, 2020 10:33 pm

Just purchased a Arcadia 12% for my dragon and it will be shining thru a screen not fine mesh it’s a little bigger. His basking surface is about 10 inches from the bulb but it’s also a few inches in front because I can’t get it right under the tube or the basking light will be right over the fixture. Is this ok or do I need it to be closer/further away.
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Re: Distance for Arcadia 12% thru a screen

Postby CooperDragon » Mon Mar 09, 2020 11:56 am

Yeah that sounds about right for that bulb. The mesh size really determines how much gets through but generally 10'' or so is about right in most situations for a 12% T5 through a mesh top.
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