UV Light Influences

  • Vitamin D3 Production
  • Vision
  • Feeding
  • Behaviour
  • Breeding
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Lamps emit ultraviolet radiation, so it is important to remember to change at the end of their recommended optimum lighting hours.

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  • Hummingbirds originate from an area that has a very high UV index.
  • The UV Flood will project usable UV over a wider area and further into a cage than any other bird lamp.
  • Greys kept under the correct UV full spectrum lighting are less likely to growl, more likely to preen.
  • How the correct UV Lighting can benefit our small furry pets.

The Arcadia Bird Lamp has been developed in order to provide an artificial source of ultraviolet (UV) light, which is essential to captive birds denied exposure to direct sunlight.


Small Furry Pets



Vitamin D3 Cycle

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Arcadia Reptile

This is how simple it is to fit the new 2.4% UVB small viv lighting kit into a vivarium. Just 2 screws (provided), fit the reflector, plug it in and switch it on, plus you can even run 10 units from one standard wall socket! We show here fitting it into the 'Terrainium'. ...

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Arcadia Reptile

Here is an exclusive 'Pre-launch' look at the book that seeks to change the way that exotic pets are kept forever. Taking our ideas from the wild in order to vastly improve upon captive care. Not long now until 'Bio-Activity and the Theory of Wild Re-Creation' will be available for you to own forever. SHARE this post for a chance to WIN a signed copy on launch day. ...

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Arcadia Reptile

Reptiles are in the truest sense of the word 'Solar powered'. As such we as ethical and forward thinking keepers must ensure that we provide the correct levels of external heat, light and of course UV in a safe and measured way and which also allows good self-regulation within the enclosure in which the animal lives. Leaf-scatter patterns are very helpful for this. ...

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