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ramorningstar

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New Sulcata owner here:

I am building a larger enclosure for my Sully, which means I need a bigger UV light source. Currently, I'm still confused between 3 options:

1. Zoo Med T5 HO Reptisun Terrarium Hood.
2. Zoo Med Laboratories Inc-Reptisun 10.0 Uvb T5 Ho Lamp.
3. Zilla UVB Fluorescent Bulb.

I still don't know which one would be the best choice for my baby Sully. Please help me out.

Thank you for reading this article.
 

Tom

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Number two would run in number one.

Need more info for number three. Zilla sells many types.
 

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I recommend the Arcadia T5 HO 12.0 fluorescent tubes with a good reflector. It allows the fixture to be hung about 20" above the tortoise and gives a nice wide, even UVI gradient that way for the basking area that extends enough to the sides to give some UVI at the edges of their hides in the plants. They come in 23", 34" and 46" length depending upon your enclosure size.
 
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