Zoo Med ReptiSun 5.0 UVB Fluorescent Bulb by by Zoo Med
Zoo Med ReptiSun 5.0 UVB Bulbs provide the exact band of rays within the UVB spectrum for maximum vitamin D3 synthesis and calcium absorption. These low heat bulbs also emit UVA, which helps increase your reptile's appetite, activity and breeding.
- Simulates sunlight for maximum Vitamin D3 synthesis & calcium absorption
- Helps turtles & tortoises develop strong, healthy shells
- Increases reptile appetite, activity & breeding
ReptiSun 5.0 UVB Bulbs provide 5% UVB which helps facilitate natural vitamin D3 synthesis, preventing or reversing Metabolic Bone Disease and other potential health issues in turtles, tortoises, bearded dragons, iguanas, and all other diurnal reptiles. They also emit 30% UVA, which stimulates healthy appetites, activity levels, and breeding behaviors. Lamps should be replaced every year for optimal effectiveness. 1-year manufacturer warranty.
Made in Germany.
Q: Can I use the rheostat/thermostat with a ReptiSun, Avian Sun or Power Sun UV?
A: These lamps need specific line voltages; they cannot be used with dimmers/rheostats.
Q: Does this lamp emit UVB?
A: Yes! This lamp provides the full visible spectrum as well as UVA and UVB.
Q: Does this lamp provide heat?
A: No. This lamp emits UVA and UVB without heat!
Q: How often should this lamp be replaced?
A: This lamp will provide optimum levels of UVB for 12 months so it should be replaced once a year.
Q: How far away should this lamp be from my animal?
A: This lamp should be placed 12 inches from your animal's basking site.
Q: How long should I leave this lamp on each day?
A: This lamp should be on for 10 - 12 hours a day to maintain your animal's day and night cycle.
Note: Contains mercury. Check with your local waste company for disposal instructions.
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Reptisun is touted by many professionals I know to be the best UVB bulbs readily available in the US. I agree, as I have now used them for years with my chameleons, mostly rescue, for whom an exceptional UVB is required, as many are deficient in calcium due to lack of UVB exposure. PetMountain.com is beyond amazing with their service, shipping, packing of these delicate bulbs, and price. I will never shop anywhere else as long as Pet Mountain stocks these.
Bulb works good and is at a great price. Only thing I don't like is, it gives the water a green tint.
We've been using these bulbs for years, but just recently found the BEST price at petmountain.com. The bulbs themselves are great quality and keep our beardie healthy and happy. And they last for years. Petmountain.com's prices are outstanding and their communication and service are fantastic.
Perfect lighting for Chameleons! Remember to change them every 6-8 months as they lose their UVB rays over time.
My bearde has used this bulb since he has been 6 mos. old. He is healthy and has grown tremendously. he is now 2 years old.
My order was High Quality & packaged perfectly. My pet and I could not be happier! Thank You, Petmountain for the extra care & response!
Fantastic experience! Item came quickly and was packed in 50 dollars cash!!! Highly recommend
Pet Mountain always has a wide variety of options for all my needs. I always shop around for pricing and each time I come back to Pet Mountain. There products are also packaged where I don't have to worry about things like lights being damaged. Thanks for making the maintenance of my aquariums easier.
Received it on time great product
Ordered the ReptiSun bulb for my aquatic turtle's tank, (replacement) Your price beat all the other website/dealers out there, and your shipping was economical and fast!
We bought the 5.0 for a bearded dragon we rescued. She is over a year old and had never had UVB, so we wanted to introduce it slowly to her. We'll keep this on her for a few months and then upgrade to the 10.0. We can already see her yellow and orange coming out brighter.
Fast service, great price, secure packaging, swift delivery, and my Mediterranean tortoise loves it.
An excellent UVB light for your reptiles. Beneficial health purposes! Also, a great price here on petmountain.com! Looking forward to doing business again...
Best UVB bulb on the market is definitely ReptiSun fluorescent tube products.