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Old 10-27-2011, 03:42 PM   #11
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Yeah I think 10,000 is more tropical species of lizard. My best advice would be to get some advice from reptile forum uk. In my opinion, but I'm no expert, I think it would be better to go for a lower strength. The Reptisun 5500k 25w t8 would be fine. It's a 5% UVB bulb, which is 36" long. How long is your existing bulb if you have one? Or the fitting if you don't?
The fixture is a standard 36" flourescent double bulb fixture. I assume that having a UV bulb in one slot and a plant bulb in the other would be ok?

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Sorry, on basking some aquatic turtles like water more than land but some may surprise you. I keep a musk/stinkpot turtle and he never basks, but it's there anyway, just incase.
No problem, I'll include it just to see what happens. I know my other one liked to hang out on the water's edge with his head sticking out of the water when he wasn't hiding under the driftwood piece.

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Old 10-27-2011, 03:47 PM   #12
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I was spot on then with the size, lol. :score: that particular bulb is £18 on seapets (.co.uk). Yeah running both lights will be fine. I have a similar setup and have the UVB in one and a moonlight in the other.

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