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Please see @MissSkittles feedback above as well.Wow man, thank you sir!!! Most thorough. That's what I needed. I'm so glad I found these forums. And you! I feel a bit more confidant about fixing this little guy up. He's going to be king of the jungle when I'm all through. Everyone on here seems very friendly and knowledgeable. I can't thank you enough. If there's anything else you can think of that I'll need just let me know. I copied and pasted the list you left me and I took screen shots of the pics you posted. I hate being a pest but I do have a few more questions. I'm sorry to bother. I don't want to take advantage of your helpfulness. I just want to do this right and give this guy as long and as happy a life as I can. You wrote that I need a T5HO fixture with 5.0 or 6% bulb. Is that a heating or sunlight bulb, and doesn't he need both? Heat and then a light for the uvb? Or is it a 2 in 1 kind of thing? Also, as far as a screen cage, I'm just nervous that the humidity won't be able to rise in a screened enclosure. He'll get his heat from the basking bulb, I get that, and I was told to use a ceramic bulb for the night, but how will he get his humidity? Should I use a hybrid? Glass on the back and sides with a screen on the top and front? I don't want to use glass because of the reflection problem. Will he be okay in a 24x24x48 screen cage?
So T5HO fixture and bulb this is UVB only. I saw you had the double dome on the current cage which you can use for regular incandescent bulb for heat. Later you can always upgrade this fixture to a standard dome fixture. But right now you do not need to spend the money.
So T5HO fixture and either a 5.0 or 6% bulb. set on the top of the cage with a branch/vine parallel to the fixture 8-9inches below. This is important because at that distance where the cham rises off the vine he will be in the correct UVI level to keep him healthy and not have to worry about MBD. This is your sunlight bulb essentially. Go into petsmart and see if they have the Arcadia ProT5 with 6% bulb. Its about $75. This is an awesome fixture. If they do not look for the Reptisun T5HO with the 5.0 bulb. Make sure you buy a 24 inch fixture.
No heat (ceramic bulb) at night unless your temps drop below 50 F. in the room.
For humidity get a govee gauge. These work with an app on your phone. Do not spray them directly though. Use a tiny zip tie to hook them in. put off to the side of the cage out of mist. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07R586J3...1_5&=&crid=7YY9SCLPZC9K&=&sprefix=govee
Cheap way to retain humidity... Hook to the outside of the cage on the back and 1 side at first. Test humidity levels. Looking for 40-50% max daytime. Can be as low as 30%. https://www.amazon.com/Duck-3-Windo...ifQ==&sprefix=duct+window+film,aps,134&sr=8-2
And yeah I am a girl. Beman is my 4 year old male Veiled. 😉 Honest mistake, you were not the first and will not be the last.