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Re: Heating Snakes and UVB.... Everyone needs to read this...


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Posted by snakeguy88 on January 22, 2003 at 17:14:28:

In Reply to: Heating Snakes and UVB.... Everyone needs to read this... posted by Bammer on January 21, 2003 at 18:14:16:

It has not been proven that a UV light will do anything for snakes. Most of my snakes burrow and it would not help at all. The only way I can think of that it would help would be with Opheodrys ssp. as they are diurnal insectivores, but even with them, I do not believe anything has been found to indicate it is needed.

I use heat mats for most of snakes, but for some that bask I use lamps (IE the water snake). Andy


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