Our best priced reptile light/heat bulb that emits both UVA and UVB wavelengths
UV-transmitting glass helps boost appetite, color and breeding activity in your reptile
Overheat protection mechanism helps to keep you and your reptile safe
Light and heat lamp with special UV-transmitting hard glass helps boost appetite, color, and breeding activity in your reptile. Self-ballasted mercury vapor flood lamps emits both UVA and UVB wavelengths, ideal for bearded dragons, iguanas, chameleons, water dragons, aquatic turtles, and any reptile requiring high UVB levels. Bulb also features an overheat protection mechanism for added safety. Also an excellent heat source for your pet. Lamp features a 5,000-hour average life and includes 6-month limited warranty.
Make sure to install the fixture so that the animals are a minimum of 12" away from the lamp. It is important to provide areas of shade and hiding so that the animals can move from warm to cooler areas as their body temperature dictates. A secondary heat source is recommended for occasions (such as nighttime) when the Sun Spot lamp is turned off.
The Sun Spot bulb must be mounted in vertical fixtures and should point straight down, not at an angle. Mounting this bulb at an angle will reduce its life and void any warranties.
Fluker's Sun Spot bulb must be housed in a reptile dome lamp fixture with a ceramic or porcelain socket. Position lamp in either end of the terrarium to allow for a warm and cool area in the habitat.
Securely attach fixture vertically above screen cover. Do not allow animals to come in contact with hot lamp.
Plug fixture into electrical outlet. The Sun Spot bulb will take approximately five minutes to "warm up" and reach it's full intensity.
Due to a reset feature intended to prevent damage to the Sun Spot bulb caused by overheating, the Sun Spot will take 15 minutes to cool down before it can be restarted.
Absolutely essential to their health and growth, UV plays a key role in the production of Vitamin D3, which is necessary in the absorption and metabolism of calcium as well as other essential vitamins and minerals.
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