Arcadia D3 Compact Bulb 7% 23 Watt


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SKU: RFD3C23X Categories: ,


  • High light output.
  • Produces excellent Natural Colours.
  • Full spectrum.
  • 7% UV-B content to support forest reptile species synthesis of vitamin D3
  • Long life, 12 month lifespan before a change is required.
  • German made Phosphors.
  • Needs no ballast, use E26/E27 standard screw fitting.
  • Designed to simulate natural sunlight.
  • Produces UV-A and high levels of UV-B.
  • Also available with 12% UVB output.

Arcadia D3 Compact Bulbs are full spectrum fluorescent lamps designed to simulate, as closely as possible, the spectrum of natural sunlight. This includes UV-A and high levels of UV-B.

Each are efficient, small format lights that generate little heat but provide a useful light output for different situations. The 7% bulb provides sufficient UV for many forest dwelling species which do not bask in extreme direct sunlight.‚Äč Ideal for all tropical and sub-tropical reptiles and amphibians in smaller enclosures, and with species that require lower UVB exposure, such as many frogs, spiders, inverts, and small lizard species such as many gecko species.

This easy to use self-ballasted lamp projects a high volume of visible light, is flicker free, has a high CRI and boasts 7% UV-B and 30% UV-A. The Arcadia Reptile D3 7% UV-B Compact lamp was fully re-designed in 2021, making a great lamp even better. Arcadia have fully updated the electronics, improved the glass to be sure of stable UV projection and protection, and updated the phosphor mix to use the very latest in German technology.

The Arcadia Reptile D3 compact lamp will provide 12 months of UV potency and allows you to view your animals in the most natural way. After 12 months the amount of UVB light produced will have diminished though the bulb may still emit UVA light and appear to be working. It is important to replace these bulbs every 12 months to ensure your animal always has access to UVB.

Perfect for use in the Arcadia Reptile reflector clamp lamp range.

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