Reptisun 5.0 provides UVB, UVA and visible light. UVB:
UVB wavelengths help prevent or reverse metabolic bone disease in captive reptiles.
UVA: UVA wavelengths help to induce mating, feeding and other natural behaviors in lizards, turtles, tortoises, snakes, and amphibians.
Used and recommended by zoos, veterinarians, and top reptile professionals. Simulates sunlight and helps turtles & tortoises develop strong, healthy shells.
UVB, combined with heat, enables Vitamin D3 synthesis which is responsible for calcium metabolism.
Just like we need the sun, reptiles need specialized lighting in order to thrive. Without proper lighting, reptiles can become sick and can develop Metabolic Bone Disease. With ReptiSun lighting, your pet reptile can live a long, healthy life providing years of enjoyment.
LAMP DISTANCE: This lamp will provide beneficial UVB up to 9″ from the lamp to the basking site. *See enclosed instructions for additional information.
WHEN TO REPLACE YOUR LAMP: This lamp will provide your animals with beneficial UVB for a period of 12 months when used 10 to 12 hours per day. Record date of first use on lamp and replace after 12 months.
|Item Number: FS-C5ME|
|LAMP CONTAINS MERCURY
Manage in Accord with Disposal Laws,
|Q: Does this lamp provide heat?|
|A: No. This lamp emits UVA and UVB without heat!|
|Q: How often should this lamp be replaced?|
|A: This lamp will provide optimum levels of UVB for 12 months so it should be replaced once a year.|
|Q: How should I dispose of this lamp?|
|A: You should check with your local waste company or visit www.lamprecycle.org.|