Exo Terra Reptile UVB200 T8 Fluorescent Tube - ideal for desert terrariums
If you are looking for the right fluorescent tube for a desert terrarium, you should take a closer look at the Exo Terra Reptile UVB200 Fluorescent Tube. Reptiles with a particularly high UV requirement are well served by this proven fluorescent tube. We have to consider how such reptiles live in their natural habitats. Deserts and semi-deserts are characterised by their extremely dry air. However, this also means that UV radiation is not filtered by water particles in the air and the sunbathing places of reptiles are radiated accordingly strong. Often missing clouds and sparse vegetation ensure that the sunlight can unfold throughout the whole day.
If reptiles from such climate zones are kept in the terrarium, the use of illuminants that simulate such conditions is of course existential! The Exo Terra Reptile UVB200 Fluorescent Tube is a really good choice when it comes to keeping desert dwellers (e.g. Bearded Dragons). But other reptiles with high demands on UV radiation also benefit from the Exo Terra Reptile UVB200 Fluorescent Tube - turtles are definitely one of them. Because: This fluorescent tube is particularly convincing in the UV range. This is where your exotics get exactly what they need for healthy development. This has a positive effect on activity, appetite and reproductive behaviour, it significantly increases vitamin D3 synthesis and optimises calcium absorption - essential for healthy bone structure in reptiles! The light output of the Exo Terra Reptile UVB200 Fluorescent Tube is also very high, so this fluorescent tube has proven to be suitable for most dry terrariums.
The Exo Terra Reptile UVB200 Terrarium Fluorescent Tube is also recommended if you want to place the lamp on a tight wire gauze terrarium cover. Such terrarium covers can filter up to 50% of UV light and therefore these lighting solutions require a terrarium tube that provides sufficient UV radiation. The Exo Terra Reptile UVB200 T8 Terrarium Fluorescent Tube is also an ideal candidate for higher terrariums. The extended effective range of the UVB200 terrarium tubes is clearly noticeable here.
For optimal terrarium lighting, please consider the following: Fluorescent tubes are basically a good way to provide reptiles in the terrarium with the necessary "background lighting". The Exo Terra Reptile UVB200 Terrarium Fluorescent Tube is an even and important way to provide basic lighting in the terrarium. However, fluorescent tubes in the terrarium are not suitable as the sole light source! Why? Quite simple: fluorescent tubes are deliberately designed in a way that they only work over relatively short distances and that they flood a habitat with light evenly. This is where the Exo Terra Reptile UVB200 Fluorescent Tube provides a perfect service. However, desert dwellers with a high UV requirement also need a real sunbathing place that offers a lot of local warmth and UV radiation. Here the combination of the Exo Terra Reptile UVB200 Fluorescent Tube with a corresponding UV floodlight is very effective. Floodlights have not only a much higher performance, they also work in the terrarium over much larger distances. However, if you want to give your reptiles more daylight, the Exo Terra Reptile UVB200 Fluorescent Tube can be wonderfully combined with an appropriate daylight lamp. This significantly increases the output of visible light. You see: With the right lamp combination, the Exo Terra Reptile UVB200 Fluorescent Tube can solve any lighting problem!
You will receive your Exo Terra Reptile UVB200 Terrarium Fluorescent Tube in 6 different sizes and performance classes. Simply select the version according to your terrarium size from the dropdown menu:
Exo Terra Reptile UVB200 T8 Fluorescent Tube, 14 Watt, 38 cm
Exo Terra Reptile UVB200 T8 Fluorescent Tube, 15 watt, 45 cm
Exo Terra Reptile UVB200 T8 Fluorescent Tube, 18 Watt, 60 cm
Exo Terra Reptile UVB200 T8 Fluorescent Tube, 25 Watt, 75 cm
Exo Terra Reptile UVB200 T8 Fluorescent Tube, 30 Watt, 90 cm
Exo Terra Reptile UVB200 T8 Fluorescent Tube, 36 Watt, 120 cm