Zoo Med ReptiSun 10.0 Fluorescent UVB Bulb
$25.99 – $28.99
Emits UVB a full 20″/51cm from the surface of the lamp to prevent or reverse Metabolic Bone Disease. (Compared to 12″/30cm on the ReptiSun® 5.0). Optimal for use with larger terrariums where greater than 12″ of UVB penetration is needed. The ReptiSun® 10.0 is also recommended for use above screen covers which can filter out up to 50% of the UVB wavelengths.
- 10% UVB
- 30% UVA
- High quality bulbs made in Germany.
This is Zoo-Med’s latest improvement on their outstanding line of UV bulbs. These bulbs work very well for providing necessary UVB rays to most diurnal reptiles including bearded dragons, uromastyx, and tortoises. Available in a wide range of sizes, all of which fit into any of our standard fluorescent fixtures. Ideal for applications when ultra-violet illumination is desired without heat as a by-product. Due to it’s 10% UVB rating, this bulb is especially suited for desert species, animals recovering from metabolic bone disease, egg-producing females and in taller enclosures (appreciable UV rays over 20 inches from bulb surface). Designed to ensure that UV rays travel through standard screen terrarium lids.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):
Q: Does this lamp emit UVB?
A: Yes! This lamp provides the full visible spectrum as well as UVA and UVB.
Q: How far away should this lamp be from my animal?
A: This lamp should be placed 20 inches from your animals basking site.
Q: How should I dispose of this lamp?
A: You should check with your local waste company or visit www.lamprecycle.org.