How often do you replace your UVB?

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How often do you replace your UVB?

Postby andymkthxlol » Tue Oct 07, 2008 10:38 am

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How often do you replace your UVB lamp?

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What lamp do you use?
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Re: How often do you replace your UVB?

Postby BetMiddler » Tue Oct 07, 2008 4:17 pm

ive not long had Terri and not changed it yet but i hear its about every six months or so. i use a repti-sun 10, the only uv that is talked about by BD owners. hope this helps.
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Re: How often do you replace your UVB?

Postby ilovepeanut » Tue Oct 07, 2008 4:21 pm

Yes, it's recommended that the UVB bulb be replaced every 6 months.
A great one to use is the Repti-SUN 10.0 (not to be confused by repti-glo).
I have chosen to use the Powersun 100watt for now, and have had no problems with it. I love it and my beardies do as well. :)
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Re: How often do you replace your UVB?

Postby LJean » Tue Oct 07, 2008 4:26 pm

It depends on the bulb. Long flourescent tubes 6 months. Mercury vapor bulbs, yearly.
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Re: How often do you replace your UVB?

Postby andymkthxlol » Tue Oct 07, 2008 5:23 pm

Thanks for the input

Just to clarify things I am asking what bulb you are using and how often you replace it/intend on replacing it
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Re: How often do you replace your UVB?

Postby nesta's mommy » Tue Oct 07, 2008 5:34 pm

i have a megaray mvb and it is recommended to change them yearly. this is a great source of uvb !! light and heat all in one!
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Re: How often do you replace your UVB?

Postby vickson420 » Tue Oct 07, 2008 6:06 pm

I use megarays MVB for my older guys and change them out yearly and reptisun 10.0 linear for the babies and those need to be changed out every 6 months.
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Re: How often do you replace your UVB?

Postby midnight_962002 » Tue Oct 07, 2008 6:44 pm

Every 18 months. But, I run the EB MVB kit from ReptileUV. :P

Actually, I run several of them.
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