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Old 09-22-2008, 05:02 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Default Re: What kind of heat do you use?

I use a ESU/Zilla 1000 watt temperature controller, A Zoo-Med 150 watt ceramic heat emitter, and a Hagen porcelain base medium size wire clamp fixture. I purchased it all from reptile supply. http://www.reptilesupply.com/index.php I keep the house 73-74 during the winter so the heating system is just a buffer to keep my hedgie a little warmer than house temp. I have a Marchioro "Tommy 120" cage and have 2 sides covered in fleece mostly because it looks better. But it does add a insulating barrier as well. I also keep a fleece blanket folded covering the top of the cage to keep some heat inside. The heat emitter is inside the cage in a top corner. My hedgie doesn't climb so it is safely out of her reach.
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