Author Archive | Gary Rolfe

Is This the Best Reptile Basking Spot Bulb in the World?

Reptile basking spot bulbs have been adapted, over time, from what was originally designed as an incandescent household lamp for illumination. The heat produced being is a by-product from the vast heat of the filament producing bright white light. Reptile Systems wanted to create a lamp that not only produces a visually pleasing light but […]

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reptile systems new dawn proten

Reptile Systems New Dawn Proten LED Bars

Reptile Systems New Dawn Proten LED was not designed from scratch like many of their other lighting products, as it uses many parts from the very successful Aquarium Systems Proten LED range. This range consists of two different colours in six different sizes. The New Dawn Proten has all the high-tech features of its aquatic […]

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Dr Ferguson Zoo Med Interview

A Conversation With the Creator of Ferguson Zones Dr. Gary Ferguson

Zoo Med Laboratories recently released an interesting interview with the creator of Ferguson Zones, Dr. Gary Ferguson. Dr. Ferguson conducted many experiments to help further the understanding of the importance of UVB lighting versus vitamin D supplementation. The results of which are fundamental in how we care for our reptiles today. Ferguson Zones are basically […]

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Reptile Systems New Dawn Compact LED Bulbs

This traditional type of E27 LED unit has been around for a very long time and was popularised by a company that manufactured LEDs for general lighting before tailoring it for hydroponic plant growing. It also made it into the aquatic market in late 2013, appearing in some popular plug and play aquariums. The New […]

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Reptile Systems Heat Cable

How to Use Heat Cables Effectively & Safely

Heat cables have had many uses over the years and to give a brief insight into the versatility of this product we can give you some more prominent examples. The plumbing industry has used this technology for trace heating on pipework, to prevent freezing, by using just one cable. Multiple or spiralled cables around pipes […]

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