The ReptiSun® 5.0 is the perfect reptile lamp for all tropical species of reptiles and amphibians! 5% UVB Output, 30% UVA Output, Full Spectrum
The new Zoo Med ReptiSun 5.0 Mini Compact Fluorescent reptile lamps use a special UVB transmitting quartz glass for maximum UVB penetration. Cool burning mini compact fluorescent bulbs screw into standard threaded sockets, eliminating the need for a separate ballast. Lamp can be oriented either vertically or horizontally in your reptile hood or clamp lamp fixture. UVB emissions help prevent or reverse Metabolic Bone Disease and UVA increases feeding, mating, and other natural behaviors. Perfect for Mini Deep Dome Lamp Fixtures and Naturalistic Terrarium Hoods.
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 should I dispose of this lamp?
A. You should check with your local wast company for the proper way to dispose of the lamp.