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Re: Helping shed light on UVB lighting Hello again, I've added some information and updated according to the suggestions previously. Hopefully I've summarized the key points of the zones and the

lizard_madness
6:32 PM
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Re: New study on Reptile Basking Lamps - very challenging info! ... But except for the tortoises most reptiles are kept in closed glass enclosures. Many times their owners try to reach a humidity of 80% at daytime at 40

fireside3a
Feb 22
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Re: New study on Reptile Basking Lamps - very challenging info! ... In case you missed it - all of the readings provided are of relative humidity. All measurements without exception were obtained using these (calibrated)

Andy Highfield
Feb 22
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Re: New study on Reptile Basking Lamps - very challenging info! ... It's of relevance to your article, yes, but the drying effect on objects and excitation of water molecules by IR lamps was not being debated. My comment

fireside3a
Feb 22
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Re: New study on Reptile Basking Lamps - very challenging info! Andy, you are right. But except for the tortoises most reptiles are kept in closed glass enclosures. Many times their owners try to reach a humidity of 80% at

reptielenlampen
Feb 21
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Re: New study on Reptile Basking Lamps - very challenging info! ... What is of relevance and importance here is the drying effect under these lamps. They emit IR in the absorption band of water molecules. They excite the

Andy Highfield
Feb 21
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Re: New study on Reptile Basking Lamps - very challenging info! ... That is true in a sealed environment, however, these measurements are not taken in a sealed environment. They are taken in an open-topped environment with

Andy Highfield
Feb 21
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Re: New study on Reptile Basking Lamps - very challenging info! I'm glad you also caught that, and have a calculator :-) As an aviator I also know this is true. It only appears the humidity has disappeared, but it's merely

fireside3a
Feb 21
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Re: New study on Reptile Basking Lamps - very challenging info! Hi, With much interest I have read the article. Especially the part about humidity. Author claims that humidity falls when temperature rises. That seems to be

reptielenlampen
Feb 21
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Re: Reptisun T5 HO Help with Bearded Dragon Hi Frances, This is extremely helpful, thank you. My basking lamp is attached to a fixture that keeps it several inches above the mesh top (I read the article

kendra_07_august
Feb 19
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New study on Reptile Basking Lamps - very challenging info! I think this really excellent new full-length report on the serious effects of the "basking lamps" we all use (including all types of incandescent bulbs,

lilacdawndragon
Feb 19
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Re: Helping shed light on UVB lighting I also think that it is wise to avoid use of colours that might confuse or conflict with æstandard normsÆ of UV testing, and instead use something that is

Andy Highfield
Feb 10
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Re: Helping shed light on UVB lighting Sarina, thank you for your input. I didn't realize there was a standard color code, Looking again, I assume you refer to the one on the test charts? The date,

lizard_madness
Feb 10
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Re: Aw: [UVB_Meter_Owners] Re: Helping shed light on UVB lighting Hmm... I know what you mean, Sarina, and I too really like this chart..... but the problem with using the standard UV Index colours is that there are so many

lilacdawndragon
Feb 10
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Aw: [UVB_Meter_Owners] Re: Helping shed light on UVB lighting Hello, nice graph! Two suggestions: - I would find it very helpfull if you could use the standard UVI colour chart. Purple usually indicates an extremely high

Sarina Wunderlich
Feb 10
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