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Annual lighting day

Discussion in 'Tortoise Enclosure Lighting' started by harris, Mar 28, 2019.

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  1. harris

    harris Well-Known Member 10 Year Member!

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    image.jpeg $900 and 16 bulbs later, we're good until next year this time
    9 of the bulbs will remain off from late May thru early Oct, which those are outdoors during that time.
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    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 10 Year Member! Platinum Tortoise Club

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    I knew that bulb was expensive, but never accumulated the cost like that before! That's crazy!
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    Tom The Dog Trainer 5 Year Member Platinum Tortoise Club

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    Dude. You need a UV meter. It will change your life...
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    Solar meter 6.5 was a game changer for me. You can not only check the viability of old bulbs but also check new bulbs. I have found several bulbs new out of the box that didn't produce any uvb.
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