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Heating - Basking Spot

Postby ComicBookMama » Fri Oct 16, 2020 1:42 pm

I'm wondering about the danger of overheating in a 4x2x2 Zen. Figment's basking spot temps change throughout the day - warming up gradually to the high 90s/low 100s, but by the end of the day, my probe often reads above 105F - I've seen it as high as 109F in the evening. Figment tend to lay in his basking spot most of the day, and moves a bit in the afternoons or evenings... am I right to assume that if the temp was too hot for him, he'd just move away? The cool side stays in the low to mid 70s all day, pretty much; it's 77F right now.

Does this sound okay?
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Re: Heating - Basking Spot

Postby KarrieRee » Fri Oct 16, 2020 2:16 pm

Yes mine move to different spots during the day as well --
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Re: Heating - Basking Spot

Postby Claudiusx » Fri Oct 16, 2020 4:10 pm

They won't overheat as long as they have a cool area to retreat to when they get to hot. Sounds like you have that covered.

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