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Senegal Chameleon Named Carl Dreams of Africa

Discussion in 'Chameleons' started by RepMontreal, Aug 13, 2011.

  1. bucher70

    bucher70 Elite Member

    There was an article on the mega ray site about some faulty 10.0 bulbs causing some pretty severe eye damage a few years ago. I dont know it it has been fixed or not, maybe visit the megaray site.

    Ive used nothing but a 5.0 compact for the 3 years i have had reggie and he has never had an eye issue. He gets pretty close to the bulb, so if there was a problem, it would have manifested itself by now.

    I im not mistaken the numbers are just percent of uvb, meaning 5.0% and 10.0%.

    It could be that because the animal has to be so close the the bulb to get usable uvb, the stronger bulb was causing eye problems.

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