advice w/ heat / light placement

Chris12

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I have finished the build of my new 5' x 2' indoor enclosure. I could use some advice on my light / heat setup. Per Tom's advice: I have 2 11" HD ceramic domes- 1 for my 100 watt CHE and one for my 65 watt flood. I will also be using a tube light for UV.
As for placement, I was thinking about hanging the flood / basking light at one end, the CHE at the other end, and the UV in the middle close to the back wall. Does this sound like the right approach?
Also, should I get a 18", 24" or 30" tube fixture for the UV?
I would appreciate any advice or pics of your setups!!
Thanks
 

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Sounds good. My one concern, depending on where you are located, is the one heat source (Che) for night time heat. I don't think that will be enough.
As for the uv, I personally would get the 24 or 30
 

Chris12

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Sounds good. My one concern, depending on where you are located, is the one heat source (Che) for night time heat. I don't think that will be enough.
As for the uv, I personally would get the 24 or 30
Thanks Wellington. Yeah I live in Florida and I have been using a black light in my temporary enclosure and it rarely falls below 80. I will start w/ the one Che and see what happens. I really appreciate your advice. thanks!!
 
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