Originally posted by eyespy
Sure. The only difference between ordinary household incandescents and the ones they sell as reptile specialty bulbs are some colored coatings. Just don't get the frosted or soft-white ones if you are using it for a basking species that needs UVA light.
So my 60 cent for a dozen industrial clear light bulbs give off uva light?
Whats the concensus on black lights? I have a few kicking around and haven't used them cause i was unsure if they were safe to put over the reptiles.