Basking Light question?

DABRUTE

New Member
I'm using regular 75 watt bulb from walmart. Is this ok? Should it be ok? There a certain type I should be using?
 

jannb

Chameleon Enthusiast
That type bulb will be fine as long as it is providing the correct basking temp for your chameleon. Personally, I have never had to use a higher watt that a 60 to obtain the correct temps.
 

Video Master

New Member
If you are not getting the temp listed in the care sheet then try a higher wattage bulb. They need the warmer temps in order to properly digest their food.
 

DABRUTE

New Member
this is where i moved it.

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where my probe is

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The current temp.

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Video Master

New Member
Try a higher wattage bulb. Get that temp to 82 degrees for the basking spot. Even up to 85 is just fine. They need the heat to help digest the food.
 
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