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Too Much UVB??

Discussion in 'Extreme Giant (Chaco White Giant) Tegu Discussion' started by Jack Elliott, Jul 2, 2017.

  1. Jack Elliott

    Jack Elliott New Member

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    Is there such a thing as too much UVB for my little guy? He is only 9 inches right now and I have him in a 40 gal tank with a 100 watt basking light and a 100 watt UVB bulb, but the people I bought him from (underground reptiles) said that it was way too much UVB for him. Is this true or am I fine with the 100 watt?
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    AlphaAlpha Active Member

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    Hi.....I`m no expert, but would have thought if the animal is absorbing too much it would have the sence to avoid it and you would constantly see him hiding ( or should that be not see him due to him hiding).
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    Jack Elliott New Member

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    copy that @AlphaAlpha, thank you for the input. He is actually arriving on Tuesday so I will keep a close eye on him for the first couple weeks. You'll be seeing Sir Daniels around in the gallery page! :D:tegu:
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    you`re welcome.

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