Uvb Placement i this tank

This forum is for general Beardie discussions that do not fit within other specialized forums. Please use a forum specific to your issue, if one applies.

Uvb Placement i this tank

Postby zalaman » Sat Oct 24, 2020 10:37 pm

Hi i have this tank, picture included, mine does not have the shelves in it, my question is where would be the best place to but the uvb bulb? it is a reptisun 10 t8 and will be approx7 inch from basking spot, but the hole in the celing for the basking bulb would be in the way to put the uvb directly underneath would it be ok on the back on the celing with a reflector? if i put it alongside the basking bulb my dragon wont get proper uvb because of the placement,

thanks in advance

[Click image to enlarge]
zalaman
Newbie Poster
 
Posts: 32
Joined: Tue May 12, 2020 4:27 pm
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

Re: Uvb Placement i this tank

Postby SarahBancroft » Sun Oct 25, 2020 4:33 am

Yes, it would be fine on the back wall!
SarahBancroft
Newbie Poster
 
Posts: 41
Joined: Mon Aug 10, 2020 2:48 am

Re: Uvb Placement i this tank

Postby KarrieRee » Sun Oct 25, 2020 5:01 am

You want the UVB directly above him --- if its a T 8 I actually would recommend a T 5 for that size of a tank unless the height is short --- if its a 16" height then a T 8 would be good as T 5's are a stronger bulb and would require a height of 12-15 inches --- putting the T 8 on the back wall you run the risk of the UVB shining in his eyes and you do not want that-------- get your UVB situated first its always easier to move decor pieces rather than moving the fixture all the time
Karrie
KarrieRee
BD.org Sicko
 
Posts: 11720
Joined: Sat Mar 17, 2018 7:24 am
Location: Minnesota
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -


Return to General Discussion

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Google [Bot]