kingsnake.com - reptile and amphibian classifieds, breeders, forums, photos, videos and more

return to main index

  mobile - desktop
follow us on facebook follow us on twitter follow us on YouTube link to us on LinkedIn
 
Click here for Bion Terrarium Center
This Space Available
3 months for $50.00
Locate a business by name: click to list your business
search the classifieds. buy an account
events by zip code list an event
Search the forums             Search in:
News & Events: Herp Photo of the Day: Snake . . . . . . . . . .  First documented parthenogenesis birth in Water Dragons . . . . . . . . . .  The Mexican Short-tailed Snake . . . . . . . . . .  The Reddest of the Reds . . . . . . . . . .  MAHS Fox Valley Meeting - June 21, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  Suncoast Herp Society Meeting - June 22, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Salisbury - June 22-23, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Memphis - June 22-23, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Kissimmee - June 22-23, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  Northern Virginia Reptile Expo - June 22, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  Chicago Herpetological Society Meeting - June 26, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  Bay Area Amph. and Reptile Society Meeti - June 28, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiDay Gainesville - June 29, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Greensboro - June 29-30, 2019 . . . . . . . . . . 

Re: Heating


[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ The Bull, Pine, and Gopher Snake Forum ]

Posted by kingcobrafan on March 24, 2003 at 17:50:16:

In Reply to: Re: Heating posted by RedInTheTail on March 24, 2003 at 17:06:42:

:Heat tape is available from places like beanfarm.com or Big Apple Herp. It has been used for years, mostly by breeders. It is dependable, easy, and cheap.

:I would switch up your setup. It sounds like the light is on one side and the heat pad on the other. You want heat on only one side, and have the temps cool as they go to the other side.

:A heat lamp increases the ambient temps, while undertank is great for providing the belly heat.

:I would purchase a thermostat. You can even buy a cheapy zoo med one that will work and they cost $20-30.
:Let me know if you have more questions or want more info!

Helpful link! Thanks!




Follow Ups:




[ Follow Ups ] [ The Bull, Pine, and Gopher Snake Forum ]