The Zoo Med Reptile Basking Spot Lamp features a patented double reflector, which focuses 35% more heat and light into a tight beam. It is perfect for use with tropical and desert basking reptiles with high heat requirements.
- Unique patented double reflector focuses 35% more heat and light
- Tighter beam creates a more effective basking site than other reflector bulbs
- Perfect for use with high-heat basking reptiles
Zoo Med Reptile Basking Spot Lamps provide beneficial UVA rays which promote healthy breeding and feeding behaviors. They increase the overall ambient air temperature to meet the health needs of reptiles and amphibians, and create the proper heat gradients necessary for thermoregulation. Perfect for use in Zoo Meds "vertically mounted" Slider Hood!
Q: How can I get the maximum out of a lamp
A: Minimizing handling: lamps that get moved or vibrated burn out quickly. Make sure that the fixture isnt being moved regularly. It is best to use a quality ceramic socket, not a plastic socket. You can check your fixture by unplugging it and looking at the metal tab in the center - where the bulb screws in. This tab can be pulled slightly forward to ensure that it makes a good contact with the bulb.
Q: Does this lamp emit UVB
A: These lamps are primarily a heat source. They generate UVA but not UVB.
Q: Does this lamp emit UVA
A: Yes. This lamp provides beneficial UVA rays which promote breeding and feeding and are beneficial to your reptiles well being.
Q: How long should I leave this lamp on each day
A: This lamp should be on for 10 - 12 hours a day to maintain your animals day and night cycle.