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Chilly up north

My fireleg is sitting directly under the heat lamp right now. Might have to put her heat pad out so she doesn't climb as high
 

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What is the temp in the house? Heat lamps are generally frowned on as they can rapidly dehydrate or cook your t.
The house is about 70 in the winter. I have a thermostat on there so it doesn't go more than 75. At night it gets even chillier so I feel bad that they may be too cold.
 

Aracnoenthusiast

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The house is about 70 in the winter. I have a thermostat on there so it doesn't go more than 75. At night it gets even chillier so I feel bad that they may be too cold.
I understand what you mean, but this is a desert species. And it can actually handle temps in the 60s just fine. I would say that unless it gets below 60 you should be fine without a heat lamp. Beautiful t by the way
 

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My house can vary from 64C on a cold winter night to 80C on a hot summer's day and all my Ts do fine.
 
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