Question: What kind of bulb does a heat lamp use?

How many watts is a heat lamp bulb?

Compared to standard incandescent lamps which have 100 watts or lower, heat lamps are often available at 250 watts, even more.

Can you use a regular light bulb as a heat lamp for a snake?

Any light bulb you use in your own table lamps or incandescent ceiling or wall light fixtures to provide light for your home can be used during the day to provide bright white light and heat for your reptiles.

How hot will a 250 watt heat lamp get?

The 253-1119 is a red, safety coated shatter-resistant infrared heat bulb from Franklin Machine Products that has a medium base and 500 degrees F maximum ambient temperature. The infrared heat bulb runs on 120 Volts for 250 Watts and it is NSF certified.

Do UV bulbs give off heat?

Florescent UVB Bulbs provide little heat. Situating one near an incandescent basking bulb will ensure that your pet receives UVB exposure each time it seeks warmth.

What’s the difference between a basking light and a heat light?

The difference in heat is that the ZooMed bulb will create a hotter, smaller basking area, and the ExoTerra bulb, while still creating a hot basking area, will result in a broader basking area that is not as hot as the basking spot created by the ZooMed bulb.

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