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how to mount a uvb light

avocado_fresh111

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I'm getting a Russian next week, and I bought a 22 inch zoo med reptisun uvb light. The only problem is, we can't find a fixture for it. They all either already have lights or the wrong size. Where can I find one?
 

Toddrickfl1

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I'm getting a Russian next week, and I bought a 22 inch zoo med reptisun uvb light. The only problem is, we can't find a fixture for it. They all either already have lights or the wrong size. Where can I find one?
Most of the fixtures will probably already have lights in them when you buy them. Just toss them out and replace it with your uvb bulb.
 

Tom

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You could check with a hydroponics place for an empty HO fixture or try lightyourreptiles.com.

Probably cheaper and easier to do what Todd suggested, and get one at Home Depot and remove the bulb it came with. Just make sure it is a fixture for a T5 HO type bulb. The tube won't fit if you get the wrong type.
 

turtlebean

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Hey there,

I also have a 22 inch reptisun bulb and I mounted it inside their reptisun 24 inch hood fixture. I found both on amazon and they fit perfectly together.

As for mounting the hood fixture, it doesn’t come with mounts or anything helpful like that. So I went to home depot and got some hanging tabs and found a small chain and a couple key rings and fabbed something up.

Hope that helps!
-Julia R
 
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