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VHG Pro Tip
Posted by: Manuel (IP Logged)
Date: October 27, 2017 11:15AM

This one ties in with caging, lighting and temperature.

Got this from one of the conversations with FR and JB. We had a cold front and my snakes were living under the light. I put a 15 watt bulb on the opposite end of the cage and will go up from there. All I needed was the 15 watt apparently and the hot spot made it back to 105 with the ambient in the low 80s. My snakes are in a unfinished garage with a 110 ac box. I really should insulate the roof and walls of my garage and raise the ambient with a room heater but not within my reach now.

If one has difficulty reaching desired temp range within a cage instead of using a higher wattage bulb on the hot side that may be a dangerous to the animals if the AC fails put a lower wattage bulb that does not have a fixed light range such as a A19 style on the opposite end of the hot side of the cage.

change it up as needed folks.

Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 10/27/2017 11:36AM by Manuel.

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