Zoo Med ReptiSun 5.0 UVB T8 Lamps

Zoo Med ReptiSun 5.0 UVB T8 Lamps

Blue Fish Aquarium

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  • Ideal for turtles, tortoises, bearded dragons, iguanas, and all other diurnal reptiles.
  • Full 5% uvb output allows vitamin d3 synthesis to occur naturally.
  • Helps reverse or prevent metabolic bone disease and other health problems.
  • Effective for uvb induced photo conversion of vitamin D in reptiles skin at distances up to 12 inches.

This Lamp Provides UVB, UVA & Visible Light for Your Reptile

Ideal for habitats with the following reptiles:

  • Tropical Lizards (Green Iguanas, Day Geckos, Anoles, Water Dragons......)
  • Aquatic Turtles, Box Turtles & Tortoises
  • Old World Chameleons (Panther Chameleons, Veiled Chameleons, Jackson's Chameleons.....)

Reptiles need UVB for vitamin D production and calcium metabolism.  Without UVB, reptiles can develop Metabolic Bone Disease in 6 months or less.  This bulb, along with proper temperatures, will enable your reptiles to make vitamin D and process calcium from their diet.

Reptiles and amphibians can see things that humans can't.  UVA is part of the rainbow of colors that reptiles can see.  UVA helps to increase activity levels, appetite, and reproductive behaviors.  Without UVA, they are colorblind.

Lamp Fixture:
For use in fixtures rated for T8 lamps.  

Lamp Distance:
This lamp emits beneficial UVB up to 12" inches from the surface of the bulb.  Glass and plastic filter out UVB; there should be no glass or plastic between the lamp and your reptile.  Fine mesh blocks up to 50% of light and UVB.  This should be taken into consideration when determining lamp distance.  Always have lamp at 6" away from your animal.



ReptiSun 5.0 UVA/UVB T8 BFA Item #
18 inch 15W ZM34018
24 inch 17W ZM34024
36 inch 25W ZM34036
48 inch 32W ZM34048