YouTube - Emily Medeiros of Reptile Rodeo is a jack-of-all-trades when it comes to the animal world. Over the past six years, Emily has worked at Reptilia (Canada’s largest indoor...
AAHP: Replicating the Sun for Reptiles with Sam Perrett
by Editor in Chief
YouTube - On this episode of Animals At Home Podcast, Sam Perrett goes into great detail about lighting and heating for reptiles. These two related topics are often misunderstood and misused in the reptile hobby. Replicating the sun is an extraordinarily difficult task. However, almost every living thing on the planet uses the sun as an energy source, therefore, it is our duty to continue to advance the hobby towards better use of light and heat. Sam explains how to properly set up your lighting to achieve full-spectrum light, how to control temperatures, and how to time your lighting to achieve a more natural sunrise/sunset effect in your reptile’s enclosure.