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Uvb bulb

Postby Laurentiu » Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:36 pm

Hello guys,

Can you please me what type of bulb is better for my bd?
Exo terra uvb 150 13w or Exo terra uvb 150 26w?
I know that exo Terra bulbs are pretty bad for our bd's but bere, in Romania it's Impossible to find reptisun pe arcadia!!

Thank you!!
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Re: Uvb bulb

Postby kingofnobbys » Thu Sep 13, 2018 5:55 am

Laurentiu wrote:Hello guys,

Can you please me what type of bulb is better for my bd?
Exo terra uvb 150 13w or Exo terra uvb 150 26w?
I know that exo Terra bulbs are pretty bad for our bd's but bere, in Romania it's Impossible to find reptisun pe arcadia!!

Thank you!!

Aim for about 200 microW UVB / sq.cm at the basking spot and 100 microW UVB / sq.cm elsewhere.

Exo Terra 26W UVB200 is what I have been using for nearly 8 years for my beardies , they are fine. I get very good results mounting my 26W UVB200s in an ExoTerra NanoHood about 20cm from the basking spot.
The UVB150s are way too weak (only rated 5% UVB).

If you have the money , invest in an Arcadia T5ho SLIMLINE luminaire kit with an Arcadia T5HO 12%UVB tube.
If you can't find these in Romania , simply buy online via Ebay or Amazon or from Birmingham Reptiles and have them post then luminaire and tube to you.
You might need a ROM-UK adapter but that wont be hard to find.
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Re: Uvb bulb

Postby Laurentiu » Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:57 pm

Thank you for your feeback!!
I already bought a reptisun 10.0 from ebay. It came after 2 weeks.. but broken! :(
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Re: Uvb bulb

Postby Drache613 » Fri Sep 14, 2018 11:27 pm

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