UVB: reptiles need UVB for vitamin D production and calcium metabolism. Without UVB, reptiles can develop metabolic bone diseases in 6 months or less. With proper temperatures, UVBs allow your reptiles to synthesize vitamin D and metabolize calcium from their diet.
UVA: Reptiles and amphibians can see what humans do not see. UVAs are part of the rainbow of colors that reptiles can see. UVA helps increase levels of activity, appetite and reproductive behavior. Without UVA, they are color-blind!
ReptiSun® T5 HO: The most powerful ReptiSun lamp on the market: 2X more powerful than T8 lamps.