UVA/UVB lights

Post any questions you have about a turtle indoor setup here. Or if you have a link to your indoor setup picture we would love to see it.
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ritapita
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Is one coil lamp light that produces UVB and UVA rays enough for two baby turtles?
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If the UVB coil light (ESU Super UVB coil light?) is 6-8 inches away from the basking area and if they can comfortably bask next to each other under it, it should be OK.

The light doesn\'t give off much heat, though, so if you don\'t have one already, you also need to get a light for the heat source (you want the basking area to be 85-90F). It can be a basking light from the pet store, but a regular incandescent lightbulb would work too (if you get one of those track lights that have the silver backing, that would be good). Check the temp with a thermometer to make sure the basking temp is somewhere in that range.
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