on order over £99*
Reptiles are ectotherm, and use heat from an external source to thermoregulate their optimal body temperature. Most reptiles use direct radiant heat from the sun in combination with conductive heat from sun-heated surfaces such as branches, rocks or other heat accumulating structures.
Providing such an appropriate, species related, temperature gradient in the terrarium is an important factor in successful reptile keeping. With the Exo Terra Electronic ON/OFF Thermostat you can create a well controlled heating system that allows you to maintain the required temperature conditions similar to those found in a desert or tropical environment. The Thermostat will also help to prevent overheating and undercooling during hot summer days or cold winter nights. The electronic Triac switch keeps the temperature at the desired setpoint with a much higher accuracy compared to conventional thermostats and virtually eliminates temperature swings in the terrarium. Simply connect your Heat Mat, Heat Cable or Ceramic Heater to the Exo Terra ON/OFF Thermostat, set the preferred temperature and place the heat sensor in the desired spot. The Red LED heat indicator will light up when the heating device is ON and will shut off once the desired temperature has been reached. The recessed dial of the thermostat will prevent accidental temperature change if the device is being handled. The waterproof remote sensor can be safely used in highly moist terrariums and aquatic environments.
The Exo Terra Thermostat should be set according to the needs of the animals. Thoroughly research the preferred optimum temperature range (POTR) for your specific reptile, so you can create the correct temperature gradients inside the terrarium to allow your reptiles to thermoregulate.
<p>We believe in being upfront about our delivery costs.</p>
<li>Delivery cost is calculated at the checkout and is dependant upon your basket contents and post code.</li>
<li>We group products together so you get a reduced price.</li>
<li>When you checkout the total delivery price is shown.</li>
<li>Orders over £99 qualify for FREE delivery.</li>
<li>Orders are dispatched Monday to Friday excluding bank holidays.</li>
<li>Orders placed before 12pm will be dispatched that day</li>
<li>Orders placed after 12pm are not guaranteed to dispatched that day.</li>
<li>Frozen food will not be dispatched on a Friday unless Saturday delivery is specified.</li>
<li>Dispatch emails & tracking information are sent throughout the day.</li>
<h3>Who Will Deliver My Order?</h3>
<p>Depending on the weight/ size of your order and your postcode, you will be presented with appropriate delivery options at the checkout.</p>
<li>Royal Mail 24 - 1st class service that aims to deliver within 1 day of dispatch (not guaranteed).</li>
<li>Royal Mail 24 Tracked - 1st class service that aims to deliver within 1 day of dispatch (not guaranteed).</li>
<li>Mainland UK - next day courier with pre-12pm or pre-4pm delivery services (excluding some Scottish postal codes).</li>
<li>Saturday - aims to delivery before 12pm Saturday to mainland UK if order placed before 12pm Friday(excluding some Scottish postal codes).</li>
<li>Mainland UK - next day courier with pre-1pm or pre-6pm delivery services (excludes some Scottish postal codes).</li>
<li>Saturday - delivers Saturday to mainland UK if order placed before 12pm Friday (excluding some Scottish postal codes).</li>
<li>Some heavy items may need to be moved from your selected delivery service to a palletised delivery service with a delivery time of 1-2 working days.</li>
<h3>Offshore/ Remote UK Delivery:</h3>
<p>Orders via Royal Mail are unaffected. Orders that need to be delivered via a courier may (but not always) incur additional delivery charges if you live in one of the following post codes; AB30-56, IV, HS, KA27-28, KW, PA20-49, PA60-78, PH17-26, PH30-50, ZE, IM, BT & TR21-25.</p>
<p>Please place your order as normal and we will contact you before dispatching your order if necessary.</p>
<h3>Offshore Non-UK Delivery:</h3>
<p>We are not currently accepting orders from outside of the UK.</p>
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