RSMA160E27 160w D3 UV Basking Lamp **WHOLESALE ONLY**

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D3 UV BASKING LAMP

Self ballasted mercury vapour lamps

The D3 UV Basking lamp is a high performance lamp providing UVB, UVA visible light and heat from a single lamp. Designed as a basking lamp for larger vivaria in which the reptile has sufficient room to move into and out of the basking area to regulate its temperature.

  • 50 degree beam angle for wide basking area
  • Average life 6,000 hours
  • No external ballast required
  • 1 year guarantee
  • Important for the health and development of reptiles
  • Helps to synthesize vitamin D3
  • Helps prevent Metabolic Bone Disease
  • Stimulates breeding

Advantages of the D3 UV Basking Lamp

The Arcadia D3 basking lamp is an ideal all in one lamp for providing heat, light and UV, every technology however has limitations. At Arcadia reptile we are passionate about providing the very best of systems to our captive reptiles and believe that our customers should be given the full picture of how lamps work, it is for this reason that we always encourage the use of a linear UV lamp, this would in most cases still be required to open up the usable photogradient available to the animal. As we all know reptiles have to be given the ability to self regulate their exposure between heat, light and UV and cool and shade. The D3 cycle is dependent on this. If the footprint of a lamp is limited as spot source lamps are, then the usable emission zone is in turn limited. We would always suggest that in vivs over 24” in length that a high output T5 lamp is used alongside these UV rich basking spots. This then opens up the graduated power zones and allows the animals to decide when and where to bask and assimilate the power that it required at that moment. The Arcadia D3 basking lamp is an ideal all in one lamp for providing heat, light and UV, every technology however has limitations. At Arcadia reptile we are passionate about providing the very best of systems to our captive reptiles and believe that our customers should be given the full picture of how lamps work, it is for this reason that we always encourage the use of a linear UV lamp, this would in most cases still be required to open up the usable photogradient available to the animal. As we all know reptiles have to be given the ability to self regulate their exposure between heat, light and UV and cool and shade. The D3 cycle is dependent on this. If the footprint of a lamp is limited as spot source lamps are, then the usable emission zone is in turn limited. We would always suggest that in vivs over 24” in length that a high output T5 lamp is used alongside these UV rich basking spots. This then opens up the graduated power zones and allows the animals to decide when and where to bask and assimilate the power that it required at that moment.

(RSMA160E27)

SKU RSMA160E27
Brand Arcadia
Shipping Weight 0.1160kg
Shipping Width 0.200m
Shipping Height 0.140m
Shipping Length 0.140m

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