Originally Posted by Smudge
Oh, okay. I get what you mean. I was just wondering though, since the average temperature where the hedgehog is will be about 65 degrees, will a constant 50-70 watt light with no thermostat built in (but one in the cage) will keep the cage constantly warm without having to turn off when the temperature is around 73-78 degrees? I just need a constant source if warmth, with not too high of temperature. Please tell me if a 50 watt is about right, or should I go to around 35 watt, or not do this at all?
I think what you are talking about in the cage is a thermometer, a thermostat will regulate what the temperature is suppose to be at and keep it at that level consistently.