Russian tortoise heat lamp

Do I keep my Turtles heat lamp on 24 hours a day. Is that okay?

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Russian tortoise heat lamp

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Sep 16, 2009
heat lamp
by: Anonymous

I would turn heat and UVB lamp off after it's been on 12-14 hours. They need nightly temp drops like they would experience in the wild. If however the temps drop too low, you could offer supplemental heat through a ceramic heat emitter as it gives off no light. Read here for more great info: http://russiantortoise.org/

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