Heater Rock??

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Heater Rock??

Postby huntereby2017 » Sun Aug 11, 2019 11:12 am

I know in the care sheet says that my beardie shouldn't have a heated rock, but I was wondering if it would be alright to get him one and only use it for the winter. I live in Iowa and our heating in the house isn't the best so winters can get a little colder in the house. Would it be alright for me to get him one?
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Re: Heater Rock??

Postby Claudiusx » Sun Aug 11, 2019 11:32 am

How cold does your house get? You dont need to add supplemental heat unless tank temps are dropping below 60 at night. And if they are, you really should just use a ceramic heat emitter. It's a much more effective route, and probably cheaper too.
The che will add heat in a gradient throughout the tank at night so that the whole tank stays slightly warmer. With the heat rock the whole tank would still be cold. He'd only be warm if he decided to lay on it.

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