Also, there is another light on in the room that he is in that we can't turn off. He still has lots of darkness in his enclosure and a hide that he never uses though. Could this be an issue too?
I will look into another light.
I think I am using a 10.0 uvb light if that answers your question.
Yes I am using a CHE for basking, I can see if we could change that if its a problem. Just curious, how would the bulb affect his behavior? He sits under one a lot, will it hurt him?
Thank you very much for your advice.
Warm side: 76°F
Cool side: 66°F
Basking area: 90°F-100°F
Overnight low: around 75°F
Room temp: 66°F
I don't have the box the heat bulbs came in, but it is just a ceramic heat bulb. Not sure the brand.
UV light is a ZOOMED UV bulb.
Substrate is coco husk by EXO TERRA and mildly damp.
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