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    Artificially timing AFT day/night cycles with UVB

    I've kept and bred Bearded Dragons before but I'm still pretty new to African Fat Tailed Geckos. I currently work and live on a night shift schedule and thought that I might naturally get to see/interact with a nocturnal lizard more while I work this schedule. But I'm concerned that just leaving...
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    WANTED UVB lamp (nc)

    my anole kiwi is not quite getting enough UV rays from just the window even through her plants are (I chose plants that could survive with low UV) and I'm a bit worried about her dull brown colour :/ her tank is warm (its spring in NC and its HOT!) and I mist her daily and don't handle her...
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    ExoTerra vs Zoomed UVB lighting bulbs: Which is better?

    Okay so what would you all say which brand is better in terms of UVB bulbs? ExoTerra or Zoomed? Thanks.
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    Vitamin D3 & UVB: Important New Information

    Hi, Frank Indiviglio here. I’m a herpetologist, zoologist, and book author, recently retired from a career spent at several zoos, aquariums, and museums, including over 20 years with the Bronx Zoo. We’ve long known that many reptiles need Ultra Violet B (UVB) light exposure in order to...
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    Understanding & Using Compact UVB Bulbs

    Hi All, The technology behind amphibian and reptile lighting has come a long way since I began working at the Bronx Zoo, when “black lights” and the sun were our only UVB (Ultra Violet B radiation) options. Today I’ll review an important herp husbandry innovation, the compact UVB fluorescent...
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