UV Light Influences

  • Vitamin D3 Production
  • Vision
  • Feeding
  • Behaviour
  • Breeding
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Lamp Reminder

Lamps emit ultraviolet radiation, so it is important to remember to change at the end of their recommended optimum lighting hours.

  • Hummingbirds originate from an area that has a very high UV index.

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.


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Vitamin D3 Cycle

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Some species of Reed frog seem to decend back down into the substrate at the end of night and then climb back up into the canopy during the last hours of evening to bask and feed before they start the nightly communications. ...

You may have seen a new scientific paper released last week that appears to show flourescent markers in Chameleon species when exposed to UV-A. We conducted similar experiments with photographer Adam Hough in 2016. We have always been sure of the power of skin adaptations and UV reflection, we wanted to prove it. Here is a Red Eye Croc Skink exposed quickly to Black light and photographed under lensing. ...

Our brand new Slimline 'Pro' lamp holder provides a secure 4 point fixing, integral switching and a high quality Ceramic lamp holder that will safely run lamps up to 250w. This all new lamp holder saves around 20% space when compared to similar fittings. ...