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Re: UVA - how much really?

Hi, Dimitri. About 10 years ago, a big group of members of this forum collected readings from all over the planet, throughout a whole day, on the equinoxes and
lilacdawndragon
Apr 19
#8737
 
8736

Re: UVA - how much really?

Hi, Rachel. UVA is important both for the effects of short-wavelength UVA on skin, including its role in limiting overproduction of vitamin D3, and
lilacdawndragon
Apr 19
#8736
 
8735

looking for measurements for birds

can anybody help me in finding out what UVB numbers im looking for when im outside with my birds? it seems here in the extream northeast the best reading i can
Dimitri deharak
Apr 19
#8735
 
8734

UVA - how much really?

I can't find reliable resources on this so I hope you wonderful folks can help me out. Is there data or detailed information out there comparing the UVA output
lizard_madness
Apr 19
#8734
 
8733

Re: Possible UV "issue"?

Thanks Melody, I did think about a dominance problem and have a much large tank for them to go to when I'm happy with their condition (both feeding and
grant_sebastian
Apr 16
#8733
 
8732

Re: Possible UV "issue"?

Hi Sebastian, With the frogs housed together, the dominance issues can easily be confused with the lighting issues. Closing the eyes (along with sitting lower
Melody Hartley
Apr 15
#8732
 
8731

Possible UV "issue"?

Hello all, your thoughts on this please, I have 2 albino American bullfrog, Lithobates catesbeianus (don't judge me!) I noticed one of which seemed to be
grant_sebastian
Apr 15
#8731
 
8730

Re: UVI preferences of common turtle and tortoise species

For whatever this is worth... we see lake turtles basking on floating logs in our boat harbor mostly in spring and fall.... rarely if ever in summer while UVI
vitd295nm
Apr 10
#8730
 
8729

Re: UVI preferences of common turtle and tortoise species

Hello! That sounds very interesting. What exactly does the tool help with, the overall UVB:UVI ratio & recommendation for each species? I am sure that it will
drache613
Apr 5
#8729
 
8728

Re: UVI preferences of common turtle and tortoise species

I agree totally with what Andy just said.... The BIAZA UV-Tool - which is the zoos' guide I referred to in that post - is now being prepared for submission to
lilacdawndragon
Apr 4
#8728
 
8727

Re: UVI preferences of common turtle and tortoise species

As no-one has addressed this so far, I will give you my view, which is that it is not quite as simple as suggesting some kind of ôoptimalö range. The species
Andy Highfield
Apr 3
#8727
 
8726

UVI preferences of common turtle and tortoise species

Hello there, While I was looking for an approximate UVI range for Testudo horsfieldii and how this preference could be translated to lamp distances with using
Gergo
Apr 2
#8726
 
8725

Re: Westron Bulbs are back?

They actually slowly started bringing them back a couple of years ago. I'm not sure if it ever took off well and I haven't seen them anywhere except a couple
WFRR
Apr 1
#8725
 
8724

Re: Westron Bulbs are back?

Francois is absolutely right. When these come out, someone must test them fully... I was not convinced that the previous administration at Westron really
lilacdawndragon
Apr 1
#8724
 
8723

Re: Westron Bulbs are back?

Hi, I hope they will not make the same exact bulb that Westron was making in the end. Because after selling some bad PAR38 UVC/short-wave UVB producing bulbs,
Francois Landry Corbin
Mar 31
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