Can Knob Tailed Geckos See Red Light

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  1. KingsReptiles

    KingsReptiles Active Member

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    Hi i posted another thread with same topic but i got no answers so i will make a new one

    Is it ok to keep knob tailed geckos with an infrared reptile heat bulb? i recently got a trio of banded knob tailed geckos (nephrurus wheeleri) and have a red heat globe in their tank day and night. is that ok is it to bright for them can they see red? thanks
     
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    I can't imagine it would be a problem since theyre nocturnal anyway so it wouldn't disturb their sleep. I have a red night light giving a slight glow to my gecko room, just so there's a bit of light since I use cords for heating. Globes are really expensive to use as heating,..mine used to blow all the time.
     
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    Yes they can see red light. No it isn't an issue because it is not a bright as the full spectrum so is reduced light like night time.
     
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    ok cool thanks glad i dont have to buy a moonlight globe or heat chords or mats
     
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