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c_pierce705

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Does anyone know if verilix brand lights offer UVB. I looked at their website but it doesnt offer any great tips on that. I have the instant sun version and it does say that its used for reptiles but Im wondering if it gives off UVB? Anyone got any idea? Thanks
 

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I'm not sure what the brand is of mine off the top of my head but i do know that it says UVB on the bulb. If it is one of the bulbs that screws in like a light bulb then it is for sure not UVB. All The UVB's that I have seen are the long tube like bulbs.
 

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Tegan said:
I'm not sure what the brand is of mine off the top of my head but i do know that it says UVB on the bulb. If it is one of the bulbs that screws in like a light bulb then it is for sure not UVB. All The UVB's that I have seen are the long tube like bulbs.

It is the long tube type lights....but I dont think it says UVB or UVA on it....
 

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It will say on the box if it has uvb and what percent. You want at least 5% uvb. They sell bulbs now that will fit in a socket that have the uvb, mine is 10%.
 
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30 minutes of sunlight is better than any bulb. Lot cheaper too.
 

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Bansh88 said:
30 minutes of sunlight is better than any bulb. Lot cheaper too.

well, he gets more than 30 minutes of sunlight a day but Im talking more supplemental......
 

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If you take your torts out each day for 30 mins or every other day for an 1 hour then you don't really need a uvb bulb. At least that is what I have been told.
 

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You should only have Reptile UV lights, such as Reptisun, Reptiglo...
 
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