Question about UV light

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Question about UV light

Postby GiRtheMagnificent » Fri Sep 25, 2020 10:35 am

Hello everyone. I'm worried about my little guys UV light and if he is getting enough. Running a 48" T8 10.0 reptisun in a zoomed fixture. How far forward does the UV light project? Does it simply send the light downwards or is there light that penetrates forward? I'm worried that the tallest part of his basking branch is not getting enough UV exposure and that is his favorite area to hang out. Pretty sure I'm going to need to switch things around but I'm also curious about how the light behaves.
Here's the side view of GIRs lair. Thoughts about the branch placement and its UV exposure?
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Would love to get a UV meter eventually but unfortunately, I can't just yet. Appreciate your input :wave: ~H
I'm gunna roll around on the floor for a little bit kay? Doododoo ooo oo doo
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Re: Question about UV light

Postby KarrieRee » Fri Sep 25, 2020 1:10 pm

If your fixture is approx 6-8 inches from basking decor he should be getting enough as long as your fixture has a reflector on it
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