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    Arron OHehir New Member

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    Hi all,

    I have noticed that my enclosures are struggling to stay warm in the cooler months, I use infrared and was considering switching to CHE, but I came across a thread on this site where people mentioned heat panels.. I can’t seem to find these in Aus.

    does anyone have any ideas where I can look, and if I was to switch to CHE’s should I use the same watt as globe, or do these throw out more heat?
     
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    CF Constrictor Active Member

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    Hi Arron
    Personally I would recommend using heat cord or a heat mat underneath, through a good thermostat for heating , and use bulbs just for light.
    Good luck.
     
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    Arron OHehir New Member

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    Thanks for that, I forgot to add I have them in wooden enclosures, which is why I was limited to these few options.

     
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    I wouldn't say you were limited , my enclosures are made of wood as well , use your imagination my friend . You could try making a heat tile by sandwiching heat cord between 2 ceramic tiles or something similar.
     
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