UV Light Influences

  • Vitamin D3 Production
  • Vision
  • Feeding
  • Behaviour
  • Breeding
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NEW 2018 Catalogue

Lamp Reminder

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

Ultra Seal Lamp Leads

Ultra Seal Lamp Leads

  • Waterproof to IP67
  • Complies with the new European Aquarium Safety Lighting Standard
Code Length Diameter
ABT5LL 2.0m T5 16mm
ABT8LL 3.0m T8 26mm

Stainless Steel Clips

Stainless Steel Clips

Recommended for use with T5 high output lamps due to higher heat and UV exposure.

  • Supplied in packs of two, complete with nut and bolt fasteners
  • Non-toxic and corrosion resistant
Code Diameter
AB5SSC T5 16mm

Spring Clips

Spring Clips

  • Comes complete with a pair of nylon nut and bolt fasteners
  • Supplied in packs of 2
Code Diameter
AB5PCP T5 16mm
AB5PCP T8 26mm

Starter Switches

Fluorescent Starter Switches

  • ABFSU is for use with single lamp controllers, and ABFS2 is for 58W and twin controllers
  • Bulk packs available
Code Lamp
ABFS2 x2


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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! ...