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I know there's quite a few threads on CHEs already, and I did do a search in order to find websites/links to the different parts, but I wanted to be sure that I chose things that will work together right and will work with Lily's cage. I've never used one before, and since I plan to order them online, it'd be harder to return them if they don't work.

Lily's cage is about 2 ft by 2 ft. It's made of wire grid cubes, which make up the top, sides, and front. The back is solid plastic panels. With this in mind, I have:

Emitter: http://www.reptilesupply.com/product.ph ... cts_id=741

Lamp: http://www.reptilesupply.com/product.ph ... cts_id=690

Thermostat: http://www.reptilesupply.com/product.php?products_id=75

Will 150 watts be too much and keep the cage too warm? It's cheaper than the 100 watt right now, on sale, but if it won't stay cool enough for her, I can get the 100 watt.
Also, I was wondering if anyone had a thermometer they would recommend that has worked really well for them. I have a small digital one that works alright, but I'd like to get another one with a probe and such to keep better track of the temperature in the cage. The one I have is better for keeping track of the room temp, since I don't have a way to attach it in the cage.
 

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I suggest you buy the emitter itself at a local store. Just about any petstore should sell them and stores such as Petsmart usually have a good exchange or return policy if you get the wrong size emitter. It may cost a bit more than online but in the long run, may save you money.

I have found the 150 to be too much and have had difficulties getting it to turn low enough with the ReptiTemp 500R thermostat. I'd try the 100 first.

I use thermometers that have the remote display that can be read from anywhere in the house. This allows me to keep track of the temperature will sitting in the living room, bedroom or wherever I am. I attach the sending unit on the inside of the cage, a few inches from the floor. Some of these thermometers the sending unit does not show the temperature, only the remote so make sure if you get one that it displays the temperature on both the sending unit and the receiver. :)
 
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