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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    One of the most impressive Toads I have ever seen. A female Tree toad sitting under an T8 D3 6% Arcadia Reptile lamp, Image taken at HabiStat HQ 2015. www.arcadiareptile.com ...

    Almost a year ago this clutch of R spectrum emerged from the substrate. A stunning hatchling that climb high into the viv canopy within moments of leaving the egg. Typically they basked for nearly an hour before going back down into the undergrowth, hidden until 'spraydown' the next day. I made lots of observations as we kept and bred this species, Maybe we will write it up one day?? www.arcadiareptile.com ...

    It may be called the cave racer, but Orthriophis taeniurus ridleyi do not spend all of their lives in caves! As such full-spectrum lighting is important for their wellbeing when coupled with plenty of shade and hiding places. You should see improved feeding responses, activity levels and colouration when you make the switch! ...