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Post Posted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 3:39 am   Chinese Uv-B lamps

Hey every one ( sorry if this post is in wrong place )
I have been keeping my turtles with Exo Terra Uv-B lamps. But those are really expensive in where i live. For a 13 Watt lamps i was paying around 80 USD.
So i decided to bring some from china . this is the Product i am planing to get . Can any one please tell me these products would be good ? ( I could not find Exo terra Product in the online shops i use from china )
This is the link .
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Sunning-Heat-Lamp-25-75-Watt-Bulb-emits-a-broad-spectrum-light-Provided-A-Basking-Lamp/32560823199.html?spm=2114.search0104.3.215.1haJmy&ws_ab_test=searchweb0_0,searchweb201602_4_10152_10065_10151_10068_5430020_5410020_10307_10137_10060_10155_10154_10056_10055_10054_10059_100031_10099_5400020_10103_10102_10052_10053_10142_10107_10050_10051_5380020_5390020_10084_10083_5370020_10080_10082_10081_10110_10175_10111_5420020_10112_10113_10114_10312_10313_10314_10315_10078_10079_10073,searchweb201603_1,ppcSwitch_3&btsid=3d1dd06b-3b54-4d58-a563-2c2aefbb9c5a&algo_expid=d4558cbc-2960-4e4c-885d-435919386173-28&algo_pvid=d4558cbc-2960-4e4c-885d-435919386173&transAbTest=ae803_3

Any Recomandation about UV-B lights from aliexpress is also welcomed.
thanks everyone for the Time
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Post Posted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 7:45 am   Re: Chinese Uv-B lamps

Those are more for "nano" setup's and work good for bearded dragons . Also only have 3% UVB but if all you can get for the cost better than nothing. If you do get I would offer some outdoor sun in your turtles life , a couple hours a day.

Most use 5.0% for sliders found to work well when place at the correct distance , some even 10% depending on size of tank and ones with very large setups use Mega Ray's that offer more of a true outdoor sunlight but then the cost.

Something like this would be better BUT it's only UVB : https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Ultravi ... st=ae803_2

Then for UVA the heat use a regular incandescent bulb just be careful it does not get wet.
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Post Posted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 9:45 pm   Re: Chinese Uv-B lamps

I would only get UVB lamps from established companies...what are the major fish/reptile turtle brands over there?
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