Tag: heat

Heat vs UVB

As we’ve mentioned in some of our other posts, the most common thing that comes to mind when people think of reptiles is that they’re ectothermic. Most people refer to “ectothermic” as “cold-blooded,” but this term isn’t really accurate. To put it simply, reptiles… Continue Reading “Heat vs UVB”

Creating a Temperature Gradient

If there’s one thing everyone knows about reptiles, it’s that they need an external heat source. But there’s so much more to providing your reptile with appropriate heat. One of the most commonly overlooked aspects is creating a temperature gradient throughout the terrarium (or… Continue Reading “Creating a Temperature Gradient”