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Zoo Med Reptisun T8 HO UVB 10.0 Light 24in

Zoo Med Reptisun T8 HO UVB 10.0 Light 24in

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Zoo Med Reptisun T8 HO UVB 10.0 Light 24in Information




There are two kinds of light sources that retile need: UVA and UVB. UV stands for Ultraviolet light, the light rays that we get from the sun and any lighting source. UVA is visible light, which is what we need for normal lighting; indoors or outdoors. UVB on the other hand is a special light frequency that is needed by animals for biological processes like calcium formations and other such processes.

In general, UVB light cannot be obtained from normal fluorescent or incandescent light. A specially designed light is needed for this particular biological need. Also, if you have a large terrarium for a large snake, a large bearded lizard or some other reptile pet; a right sized light source is needed for it to fit.

Thankfully there is such a product that has the right size to fit longer terrariums and vivaria, plus it emits the right amount of UVB light; this product is the Zoo Med Reptisun UVB 10.0 HO Light from Pet Store.

This light is 24 inches and fits larger terrarium environments well. It`s great for long lengthwise terrariums, and the UVB output for this light makes sure that your reptile pet gets the right amount of UVB rays needed for optimal health and growth.

If you`re looking for UVB light source that takes care of your pet`s health needs but also fits your larger terrarium, try the Zoo Med Reptisun UVB 10.0 HO Light.

All lamps are T8 size.

Zoo Med ReptiSun 10.0 High Output UVB Bulb is ideal for reptiles housed in larger vivaria whose natural environment and behavior patterns necessitate increased UVB exposure.

Features: Provides an effective UVB source without providing excess heat; great for old world chameleons and other reptiles requiring increased UVB exposure without higher temperatures; allows UVB assisted photo conversion up to 20in from the lamp`s surface (compared to 12in on the Reptisun 5.0); allows turtles and tortoises the proper UVB wavelength.

Did you know that taller cages, screen cages, and tank covers can reduce the amount of UVB rays getting to your reptile?

The solution is here: The Reptisun 10.0! This fluorescent bulb features more UVB output than any other lamp! Effective at distance up to 20in, compared to 12in with the 5.0 UVB. This lamp will provide the UVB your pet needs in any cage-situation for up to a full year before needing replacement. Give your reptile the healthy UVB it needs with the Reptisun 10.0!

All lamps are T8 size.



Manufacturer Info

Zoo Med
Over 30 Years of Innovation. Started in 1977 by 19 year old Gary Bagnall and college friend Mark Lemke, ZooMed started as a reptile company out of a one car garage located in Costa Mesa, California. It has evolved into a company that introduced the first American reptile vitamin in 1982 and never looked back! Today the company holds 3 reptile product patents with 3 more pending. Zoo Med`s greatest accomplishment has been the invention of UVB lighting for reptiles, which took place in 1993 and became the standard the world over for Zoos, Veterinarians and the reptile hobbyist.

Zoo Med Reptisun T8 HO UVB 10.0 Light 24in Reviews



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best light for my pets

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Posted: 9/29/2012 from North Idaho
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: I own two bearded dragons, and this is by far the best light you can purchase for them, I will not buy anything but reptisun 10.0


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reptisun 10.0 uvb 18inch

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Posted: 1/31/2012 from BAY CITY, MI UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: great product, came packaged so as not to get any damage, and great price. this is the bulb to use after reading a lot of material on lesser quality bulbs this is the one all the studies show to get.


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Zoo Med cant go wrong

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Posted: 8/24/2011 from DODGE CITY, KS UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Expert


Comments: Excellent product esp for bearded dragons and desert species Zoo med is the only brand i trust have been using them for over 10 yrs excelent products for the money they will not let you down I have Zoo med everything and my rep is the healthiest he has ever been


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zoo med 10.0

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Posted: 9/21/2009 from LONG BEACH, CA UNITED STATES
5.0 5
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Comments: not only is the light much brigter you can not beat thew price


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Reptisun 10.0 UVB Light

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Posted: 12/18/2008 from WEST WARWICK, RI UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Expert


Comments: This product is the one you must have for your reptile. I have used the reptisun 5.0 in the past which is also excellent. For larger inclosures this is the best! My Iguana is 5 foot long ,very active and alert , eats every day ! I highly recommend this product.


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