Help! Are these ridges on a baby Sulcata Normal?

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Also would a full spectrum light worm? Or does it have to be specifically UVB
UVB is the radiation wavelength that is needed to manufacture/manage vitamin D in the skin. That is what is specifically required by indoor reptiles for adequate calcium metabolism. General full-spectrum bulbs do not produce the proper concentration of UVB.
 

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So, I’m getting a new uvb set up. A reptisun T8 bulb. Keeping the heat lamp. And I’m building a greenhouse-like cover for the entire table. Building a frame and putting the clear plastic to keep it enclosed. That will fix my problems yeah?
Don't waste your money on a T8 bulb. They produce almost no UV. You'd have to mount the tube 8 inches form the tortoise to get even a little UV benefit. Get a T5 HO tube in a reflector hood.
 

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Don't waste your money on a T8 bulb. They produce almost no UV. You'd have to mount the tube 8 inches form the tortoise to get even a little UV benefit. Get a T5 HO tube in a reflector hood.
Would you mind showing me what kind of bulb you mean? Because the only T5 bulbs I can find are full spectrum glow lights
 

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Would you mind showing me what kind of bulb you mean? Because the only T5 bulbs I can find are full spectrum glow lights
Sure.

Here is the bulb by itself:

And here is the bulb with a fixture:
 

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Sure.

Here is the bulb by itself:

And here is the bulb with a fixture:
Thank you very much! You have been very helpful
 

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Sure.

Here is the bulb by itself:

And here is the bulb with a fixture:
Hey. Do you have any other suggestions? As I’m having a hard time finding anywhere that ships this within or to Canada
 
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