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WTH Just Happened

Discussion in 'Habitat Lighting' started by guma671, Jul 4, 2011.

  1. guma671

    guma671 Well-Known Member

    Can anyone help me or fill me in on what might have happened to my light in my viv.I was misting my monitors cage and all of a sudden i think maybe some of the water might have hit the heat lamp bulb and BOOM and a loud cracking noise and i see a big smoke cloud and the bulb is shattered. HELP PLEASE
  2. LovetheBaruu

    LovetheBaruu Subscribed User Premium Member

    Yep, hot glass + cold water= POP.
  3. Jobiensis

    Jobiensis Elite Member

    You just answered your own question.
    Very hot bulbs and water = glass every where.
    I would remove your monitor and strip down the viv, throw out the subsrate as the glass gets every where. I know as I have done the same thing a long time ago.
    All part of the rep learning curve lol.
  4. guma671

    guma671 Well-Known Member

    Ok thanks and do you know how i should mist it now like take off the heating lamp then mist because that is what im think
  5. LovetheBaruu

    LovetheBaruu Subscribed User Premium Member

    If your enclosure is large enough for your monitor there must be an area away from the heat lamp- mist there.

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