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The new T5 light canopies utilize the new more compact T5 fluorescent tubes to create a streamlined terrarium hood with a far greater UV output. These are the currently the best way to get UV into your terrariums.
T5 UV light tubes are one of the most effective ways to introduce UVA and UVB to a reptile enclosure. UV is essential in reptile care for nearly all diurnal species. Much in the same way humans can get rickets from being inside too much reptiles can also gain deficiencies. When reptiles are lacking in vitamin D they cannot synthesis the calcium in their diet. Their bones weaken and they develop what is known as metabolic bone disease.
UV stimulates the production of vitamin D in reptiles ensuring they can make full use of the calcium in their diet and they do not develop this disease. T5 UV tubes disperse UVB with a range of up to 24 inches and will disperse this essential UV for 9-12 months before needing to be replaced.
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