UVB light

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shelbysmom
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I bought a new tank today and the lid cover has a layer of glass for the light to sit on. Will the light (UVB) lose it\'s effectiveness by trying to go through the glass or is that only when you use the sunlight as your source of UVB? Thanks.
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No, UVB will be filtered out by the glass. You will have to remove the glass. If your light tubes have to sit on the glass then you may have to go for the clamp lamps for UVB bulbs.
shelbysmom
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Thanks chanman. The glass is out and all is well. :D I ended up having to remove it because the light wouldn\'t rest without the holder and after spending $150 on my new set up the thought of spending another $25 on a UVB clamp on light was just to much right now. :)
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