Zoo Med ReptiSun 5.0 UVB Mini CFL
- 5% Full spectrum UVB output
- Great for tropical species
- Emits minimal heat
- Use in standard vertical or horizontal reptile light fixtures
The ReptiSun® 5.0 compact fluorescent ReptiSun UVB bulb is perfect for tropical species with low to moderate UVB requirements. UVB light helps prevent or eliminate Metabolic Bone Disease in most commonly kept reptile species. The ReptiSun 5.0 also emits UVA light that can improve feeding response, breeding behavior, and daytime activity levels. This bulb is suitable for replicating daylight in captive reptile habitats. 5% UVB will maintain healthy plant growth in live planted vivariums up to 24" tall. These bulbs offer consistent UVB and UVA output for up to 6 months!
The ReptiSun® 5.0 has 5% UVB Output, 30% UVA Output, Full Spectrum light. The new ReptiSun® Mini Compact Fluorescent Lamps use a special UVB transmitting quartz glass for maximum UVB penetration. Cool burning mini compact fluorescent bulbs screw into standard threaded sockets, eliminating the need for a separate ballast. The Lamp can be oriented either vertically or horizontally in your reptile hood or clamp lamp fixture. Perfect for Mini Deep Dome Lamp Fixtures and Naturalistic Terrarium Hoods.
CAUTION: Always have your lamp at least four inches away from your reptiles. In order for your reptile to benefit from the UVB, you must provide your reptile with the appropriate temperature zone. This will allow your reptile to adjust their distance to heat and UVB lamps in order to regulate their body temperature and UVB exposure.
This bulb is a great choice for tropical or forest species:
- Tokay geckos
- Water dragons