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Basic Lighting For Your Reptile’s Enclosure

Whether your pet is a snake, a lizard or some other type of reptile, he will need lighting to meet his unique needs. You’ll need to do your research to see what lighting your pet requires. Consider purchasing lights to simulate daylight. This will make it easier to watch your pet in his enclosure and make it more attractive. However, lighting isn’t just for decorative purposes. Reptiles are cold-blooded and cannot regular their own body temperature so you will need lights that provide heat. Monitor the temperature of the enclosure with several thermometers. Avoid hot spots especially water or rocks that can injure your pet. Leaving these lights on all night could disturb family members and won’t present a natural environment for your pet. Check out lighting that gives off heat without light to keep him warm while simulating nighttime. Learn more from your vet clinic Farmers Branch, TX.

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