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Old 01-11-2009, 11:01 PM
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Hi! I was wondering if this would be a good light to get for my new baby when she comes. It's $40 at Petsmart and she should be arriving any day now. I'll post pics of her finished home when I get everything together. Anywho, here's the link:

http://www.petsmart.com/product/inde...ductId=2753220
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Old 01-11-2009, 11:07 PM
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Why don't you go to Home Depot or Lowe's and get a fixture for about $10?

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Old 01-11-2009, 11:21 PM
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Why don't you go to Home Depot or Lowe's and get a fixture for about $10?

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That would be a better route. Then get a reptisun from LLL for 14 bucks.
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Old 01-11-2009, 11:25 PM
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That would be a better route. Then get a reptisun from LLL for 14 bucks.
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Old 01-11-2009, 11:32 PM
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Agreed! lllreptile.com has the best prices anywhere for reptile supplies, especially the repti-sun bulbs. You can pick a cheap fixture up at Home Depot or Lowes. I use a metallic silver tape in my fixtures as well to maximize reflection of lights. I also order my lightbulbs in bulk to save on shipping and keep about a year and a half's worth on hand.
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Old 01-12-2009, 02:34 AM
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I use a ton of those Slimline fixtures-but I replaced the bulbs with Reptisuns-they do look nice on top of a cage-however I also use WalMart undercabinet $7.00 fixtures with Reptisuns. Whatever you get remove any lenses that cover the bulb-they block the UVB.
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Don't waste the money for that fixture at Petsmart.... You canget a lamp at WalMart for 10 bucks and replace the lamp with a $14 tube Reptisun from LLL.
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summoner and brad are very correct. its an expensive hobby. save every penny you can and still have a correct set up...those slimlines are no good
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summoner and brad are very correct. its an expensive hobby. save every penny you can and still have a correct set up...those slimlines are no good
They are actually a good fixture-I picked up a ton of them for less than $20.00-but replaced the bulbs with Reptisuns-I would not pay the $40+ price however.
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Old 01-12-2009, 07:55 AM
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Thanks! I couldn't find any fixtures at Lowes, but I did find the $7 one at Walmart. I was just wondering if that light was worth the money. I'll definitely hit up walmart to get the fixture.
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