|02-04-2019 02:23 PM|
|nikki||Using a 10 inch dome would help spread the heat out more evenly. If that doesn't help you may have to use 2 CHEs.|
|02-04-2019 05:17 AM|
|Ria||80 for the spot under the heat emmiterr is okay, and that will keep the outside edges close to that but will still be slightly cooler but closer to the higher temp.|
|02-04-2019 04:52 AM|
|02-04-2019 03:25 AM|
The area the heat lamp is over is aways slighly higher in temp. The edges of my cage are 25.5 degrees and the middle is 26ish degrees
The only way you'll know if its too cold or hot for your hedgehog is by seeing how they are in the cage at the temp you have it.
|02-04-2019 02:00 AM|
Different temps around cage?
Hello I haven't gotten my hedgehog yet, and I'm trying to make the temperatures in the cage constant and correct. But so far the spot that the heat emitter is focused on is 78.2 degrees, while when I put a separate thermometer on the very edge of the cage it's only 73.9.
My problem is I can get the outer parts of the cage to the right temperature, but the middle where the heat emitter is most directed towards will be too hot (probably 81-82 or maybe higher).
So my question is, is the variance normal or do you guys have the same temp all around the cage? Or, has no one used multiple thermometers in different places to check? Because in reptile keeping not every part of the enclosure is ever the same temp. Any insight is appreciated. I'm using an 8.5 inch dome lamp by the way