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  1. Dragon392

    UV Lighting Questions for an Animal Plastics T100, Bioactive

    Hi, all! I'm trying to work out the lighting for this cage, given its size and the fact that I need UV lighting not just for the tegu, but for live plants, as well. (Most live plants will be growing from planters set into the background, where my boy can't dig them up.) Specs on the cage here...
  2. KlausfromCA

    Preparing one week before getting a Tegu, need some advice

    Hello, everyone, this is Klaus, I'm gone get a Tegu or two in a reptile show on January 4. I have been searching out what I need to prepare over a few weeks already. This thread is to confirm my researching is correct and making sure there is nothing I missed. I have a 4X2X4 Close chamber...
  3. Mordi

    Help w blowing bulbs!

    Recently I’ve been losing a lot of my bulbs! I’ve never had this problem until we moved recently so I kinda assume it’s at least partially the wiring. I was wondering if you guys had any tips?? Like if a shell with a dimmer vs. a switch was more likely to increase bulb life or any particularly...
  4. O

    Is my setup up to par? asking for a friend (the friend is me)

    hi everyone I’m new here and a Soon to be first time tegu owner. I hope to get my argentine black and white by the end of next week but right now I’m currently in the middle of making sure everything is okay with the enclosure and the lighting.I have a solar glow 125W exo terra bulb I’m...
  5. BKing

    Setting Up my B&W Tegu Hatchling

    So I finally have my baby Tegu (1-2 weeks old) and he is adorable. I am already falling in love and its only been like 10 hrs! But the dealer did not tell me when he shipped and now I'm rushing to prepare his enclosure because he arrived unexpectedly. I got him a 75-gallon tank (I went big...
  6. J

    Temp!

    Hey guys was hoping to get a confirmation on enclosure temp. I have a basking spot of approximately 110, hot side 85-90 and a cool side of about 80(+/-2°) while night temps dropping to 75-78°, is this appropriate for a Colombian tegu? I'm aware they live on the equator so temps are fairly...
  7. J

    Colombians

    Hey guys was hoping to get a confirmation on enclosure temp. I have a basking spot of approximately 110, hot side 85-90 and a cool side of about 80(+/-2°) while night temps dropping to 75-78°, is this appropriate for a Colombian tegu? I'm aware they live on the equator so temps are fairly...
  8. J

    First tegu, lighting set up

    Hi everyone my name is Jesse and I will be receiving my first tegu, a Colombian and yes I'm well aware of their feisty reputation haha. I'd really appreciate some help on setting up her lighting (what watt bulbs, light coverage, reaching appropriate basking and ambient temperatures, placement...
  9. Belladonna

    Enclosure and lights

    hey yall. Im having a hard time figuring out what type of lights to have in the enclosure. I decided to go with a boamaster enclosure (anyone have any experience with them or have a better option, please let me know ) and I was still confused about the kind of lights the enclosure needs. What...
  10. A

    Need some advice with lighting?

    Hi i am starting to plan out a 6x3x3 tegu enclosure and i am wondering at around 24 inches away from the basking spot what bulb combo would get the surface temp hot enough i was thinking a 100 watt mega ray and some other basking bulb but i would love some experienced people to sprinkle some...
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