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    Issues with temperatures for a Bearded dragon

    Still getting issues with this setup : - I am currently using the 150w Arcadia Floodlight : I am getting good temps on basking platform and warm side But I really want to use the HALOGEN lights ( they seem to work better for the dragons) but with the Halogen I only get good temps on the...
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    Issues with temperatures for a Bearded dragon

    I also tried to use the 100w floodlight, but the basking spot is not reaching 40-42 celsius at all. the best results I had with 150w floodlight . the basking spot gets easily ramp up and the hot side is at around 29-30 , but somehow I am just trying to use a halogen lamp since i've heard that...
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    Issues with temperatures for a Bearded dragon

    @CooperDragon if I use the 75W Halogen Lamp ( which is a lot smaller but narrower than the 100w - PAR30 vs PAR38 ) and set the basking surface to around 40-42 celsius , than the warm side won't be so hot , it will be around 26-27-28 somewhere there! My question is : does it matter as long as the...
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    Issues with temperatures for a Bearded dragon

    Should I try to use the Arcadia Floodlight 100w ? I have that one as well. Please see the photos from the 1st post ! update: I will try with Halogen Lamp 75w and also with Floodlight 100w and see what temps I get
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    Issues with temperatures for a Bearded dragon

    This is how my lighting and heating is installed. The heating is Arcadia Halogen Heatlamp 100w. I also have Arcadia Halogen Heatlamp 75w.
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    Issues with temperatures for a Bearded dragon

    Thank you @CooperDragon ! My basking temp is 46.7celsius , while the cold side is 23-24 celsius. The ambient temp in the middle is 26.5 celsius. The room is at about 18-20 celsius range. I attached the pictures.
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    Surface temp to hot - 100W Arcadia Halogen

    any updates on that ! I am very interested as well in Arcadia 100w temperatures
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    Issues with temperatures for a Bearded dragon

    Hi guys, I have problems in getting the right temperatures for my bearded dragon. My enclosure is a 4ft x 2ft x 2ft viv from plywood. I have a an electronic thermostat and I place the sensor on the hot end side of the viv. ( you can see it in the attached pics). For heating I just...
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    Arcadia 12% vs 14% for a 4ft x 2ft x 2ft enclosure ! Maybe repeated post but I am going crazy

    @CooperDragon can you please post a few of your enclosure decorations ? Also what measurements you made to the 12% and 14% Arcadia bulbs ? Thank you
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    Arcadia 12% vs 14% for a 4ft x 2ft x 2ft enclosure ! Maybe repeated post but I am going crazy

    Thank you very much for the detailed answer, also as @xp29 mentioned the best will be to get a Solar Meter (it's not the case now , but I will do it in the future - I will make another custom enclosure with floors etc). Thanks everyone for the answers. It is kinda tricky for me right now ...
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    Arcadia 12% vs 14% for a 4ft x 2ft x 2ft enclosure ! Maybe repeated post but I am going crazy

    Hey everyone ! I am really really sorry for this post , but I really want to prepare a very good environment for my beardie which will come around mid january. I've read almost all posts regarding the UVB lighting from this forum , I kinda understand the differences between the 12% and 14%...
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    Arcadia 12% vs 14% Discrepancy Issue

    Hey Brandon, sorry I would also need your advice , for a 4ft x 2ft x 2ft so 61 cm high vivarium can I use a Arcadia 14% Dragon UVB bulb ( inside the enclosure ) ? If yes , what is the min/max height of the basking spot ( platform) from the bulb ? Thank you. I’ve read on Arcadia website etc but I...
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