Ideal basking temperatures?

tylrhadn111

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Can anybody tell me what the ideal temperature range is for my turtles basking spot? & do your turtles spasm when its too hot?
 

diamondbp

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95-105 should be fine. If it gets to hot they should simply go back in the water.
 

tylrhadn111

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Wow, my basking temps are usually in the mid to high 80's. The highest it gets is like 90. So, should I raise the temperature? If so, how? A bulb with a higher wattage or moving thd light closer to the tank?
 

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