I have found that all of the petstore bulbs have burned out in about a month with various brands zoomed exoterra ....
You can get the same type of coating in a house bulb except its called "frosting" you can also get 10000 hour bulbs at rona if you dont want to change them often
I should have said with all ground dwelling species if the heat pad is used only at night and light bulbs are used in the day
For arboreal species radiant panal's are better then ceramic bulbs in everyway
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