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Old 10-06-22, 11:37 AM   #1
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UVB light kingsnake


My brooks kingsnake, 2yrs, has a new enclosure since august
this year. It's a vision 332. I put a 40 Watt IR lamp on the hot side,
and also an arcadia shadedweller 7% UVB (8 Watt).

Direct under the UVB + IR is the warm hide:
T on top hide = 80 F
T inside hide = 75 F

my snake stays a lot inside the hide,
but never comes out to bask in the UVB.

As a test I put my UVB out 1 hour before the IR lamp,
and noticed afterwards my snake sometimes
comes out to bask in the IR.

Is my UVB light to strong or does my snake fears it???

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Old 10-15-22, 06:56 PM   #2
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Re: UVB light kingsnake

I think it doesn't care about it. You could try removing it and see if it's too strong and that's why but again, I don't think it'll care. I'd check your temps again to ensure it's not too cool.
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