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    Newbie help with nutrabol please

    Thanks for response wellington, sorry if I was unclear with my post I’m in the uk and I believe lots of people use nutrabol as a supplement I thought that this was enough on its own but now I have read that people add calci dust also so I’m not sure what to do now?
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    Newbie help with nutrabol please

    Hi all I’m hoping someone can offer some advice, I have a 6 month old hermann hatchling I have just bought some nutrabol which I have been giving her every other day, I have just been told that I should also be adding calci dust also, can someone please tell me the best supplement or combination...
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    Shell temperature of hermann hatchling in basking area?

    Thank you I understand now, sorry to sound so silly 🤦🏼‍♀️
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    Shell temperature of hermann hatchling in basking area?

    I thought that the infra red thermometer would be quite accurate?😬
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    Shell temperature of hermann hatchling in basking area?

    Thanks so much for the reply, I will pop a thermometer under the basking lamp, I’m sorry if I have misunderstood but should I put the thermometer onto a rock to check? Thanks
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    Shell temperature of hermann hatchling in basking area?

    Afternoon all, I have a hermann hatchling who is around 5 months old, I’m using a 100w Arcadia flood-lamp in her basking area, I have just purchased a infra red thermometer and when I measured her shell temp whilst under the lamp it reads 36.4 do I need to raise it slightly is this too hot ...
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    LED for lighting only confused beginner

    Thank you so much for taking time to help me, my hatchling is only 3 months old so is still tiny I have the vivexotic deluxe as I need the mesh lid as we have a small dog, it is placed in my daughters room under a cabin bed, here I can keep the temperature and humidity correct
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    LED for lighting only confused beginner

    Thank you, is there any chance you could suggest something similar? As you can tell I’m no diy expert 🤦🏼‍♀️
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    LED for lighting only confused beginner

    Woul W Tom would one of these work?
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    LED for lighting only confused beginner

    Thank you so I can just buy a house hold globe and pop in a dome, as this is the only way I can mount above my table? Thanks so much for the reply, it’s all quite overwhelming ☺️
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    LED for lighting only confused beginner

    Hello all, complete beginner here so please be kind, I am a new owner of a hatchling hermann 3 months old, with the help of this forum I have set up my tortoise table, vivexotic delux with a uvb strip and basking bulb at one end but the other end is a little on the dark side someone suggested a...
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    Newbie concerns uvb light

    Would this be ok I’m in the UK
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    Newbie concerns uvb light

    Thank you, as I said I am new to this so learning all the time I thought tortoise tables were better than vivs is this not the case? Sorry just 1 more question are the tubes easy to fit as I can just buy a new heat lamp and dome? Thanks
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    Newbie concerns uvb light

    Hi all please be kind we are brand new owners of a hermann hatchling 3 months old we bought the set up from the breeder but as the tortoise is in my daughters bedroom I’m worried about the brightness of the uvb bulb on her eyes i wondered if there is any way of making or buying a shield for the...
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