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 Questions about tank lighting

I have a long light bulb that is uvb and uva do i still need a basking light if that long light still sits over my turtle dock???



06/29/16  07:53pm

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 Questions about tank lighting

Yes you will. The long UVB bulb does not emit enough heat for the basking area. Depending on the species of turtle it will need to be high 80’s low 90’s in the basking spot. Remember that the UVB bulb needs to be changed out at least every year because they stop emitting UVB rays.



08/09/16  07:36pm


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