Pictures of UVB set ups, please?

Moozillion

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May I see photos of people's UVB set ups for indoor mud turtles, please? :)
 

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No picture (I broke my left leg AND left wrist!) but I have a 24" ZooMed (red box don't remember the strength) - UVB tube light sitting across the 40-gal breeder tank and a small flood light for basking pointed at the basking platform. I only went for the tube light because it's much cheaper than a MVB.
 

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Many will cringe here, but I use compact fluorescents. Perfect for basking turtles. Set about 6" above the edge of the basking rock or platform and also above some plants to hang in in the water adjacent to the "dry" basking area.
 

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Many will cringe here, but I use compact fluorescents. Perfect for basking turtles. Set about 6" above the edge of the basking rock or platform and also above some plants to hang in in the water adjacent to the "dry" basking area.

But your turtles get outdoor time, no?
 

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No picture (I broke my left leg AND left wrist!) but I have a 24" ZooMed (red box don't remember the strength) - UVB tube light sitting across the 40-gal breeder tank and a small flood light for basking pointed at the basking platform. I only went for the tube light because it's much cheaper than a MVB.
Thanks!!!! :)
But :eek: SO sorry about your leg and wrist!!!!! How did you manage to break BOTH of them??!?! :(
 

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Many will cringe here, but I use compact fluorescents. Perfect for basking turtles. Set about 6" above the edge of the basking rock or platform and also above some plants to hang in in the water adjacent to the "dry" basking area.
Thanks!!! :)
 

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Thanks!!!! :)
But :eek: SO sorry about your leg and wrist!!!!! How did you manage to break BOTH of them??!?! :(

LOL I was trying to be the cool mom and roller skate with my kids after Christmas. Gravity, asphalt and age had it out for me and I had a very dramatic crash to the ground! Should get signed off on the non-weight bearing status this week.
 

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LOL I was trying to be the cool mom and roller skate with my kids after Christmas. Gravity, asphalt and age had it out for me and I had a very dramatic crash to the ground! Should get signed off on the non-weight bearing status this week.
Glad you're well on the road to recovery!!! :)
 

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