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Zoo Med Digital Thermometer

Zoo Med Digital Thermometer

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    Cheap, but it works...

    By KateC on Sep 5, 2018

    I bought this thermometer to monitor water and basking area temperatures for an aquatic turtle. I liked that it didn't cost much and had a probe that I could use in both dry areas and underwater. It works well, but I did have a little trouble with it out of the package. I couldn't get it to turn on, I bought this thermometer to monitor water and basking area temperatures for an aquatic turtle. I liked that it didn't cost much and had a probe that I could use in both dry areas and underwater. It works well, but I did have a little trouble with it out of the package. I couldn't get it to turn on, and after replacing the battery it came with to no avail, I realized the battery contact wasn't making a good connection. I bent the metal tab that touches the battery just slightly up and the unit works fine now. Also, if you purchase this, you should realize that the temperature readings aren't instant. You need to wait a few minutes for the probe to report an accurate temperature. … more

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    Not useful for bearded dragon habitat

    By Allie on Aug 23, 2017

    I realized that having a permanently installed thermometer was not necessary because the temperature is not likely to fluctuate as long as the lighting remains the same. Also, temperature that I needed to measure most was that of the basking area. Leaving the probe on the basking area would not be good I realized that having a permanently installed thermometer was not necessary because the temperature is not likely to fluctuate as long as the lighting remains the same. Also, temperature that I needed to measure most was that of the basking area. Leaving the probe on the basking area would not be good because it would get in the way of my bearded dragon. I bought an infrared/laser thermometer which is working out really well. … more

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  • Works Amazing for accurate hot side reading

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    I bought 2 of these because I have 2 terrariums. I HIGHLY recommend this as the manual one does not tell you the temperature for the "hot" side of your tank. The manual one does the temperature for the whole tank as the digital comes with a probe. The instructions say to place the probe against the glass using the suction cup but I was advised to just lay it inside the tank where the heating pad is directly under the light so you have an accurate temperature for the hot side only. I am so thankful for this advice as for when I had it on the glass itself it was approximately 8-10 degrees cooler than being directly on the hot side. I use the manual one for the temp of the whole tank/humidity and I bought 2 of these because I have 2 terrariums. I HIGHLY recommend this as the manual one does not tell you the temperature for the "hot" side of your tank. The manual one does the temperature for the whole tank as the digital comes with a probe. The instructions say to place the probe against the glass using the suction cup but I was advised to just lay it inside the tank where the heating pad is directly under the light so you have an accurate temperature for the hot side only. I am so thankful for this advice as for when I had it on the glass itself it was approximately 8-10 degrees cooler than being directly on the hot side. I use the manual one for the temp of the whole tank/humidity and the digital one for an accurate reading for the hot side. Delivery was as expected. … more

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  • Better Than Others!

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    I bought this for my leopard geckos terrarium because I had two thermometers that stuck to the sides of his house (on the warm side and cool side). I was shocked to see that after placing the probe on the ground of his hot side, it was actually 10 degrees hotter than he one stuck to his hot side said!!! I'm glad I bought this because turns out I've kept his hot side of his tank way too hot and would've never known!!

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  • Great addition.

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    I have the dual analog for the ‘cooler’ side of the tank...this is great for checking other places...I usually keep it in the basking area, but can easily move it around.

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  • Makes things much easier

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    I love that I can easily see that the cage is the correct temperature and make adjustments as needed. Great product for the price!

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  • Works good

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    They work well and are accurate within half a degree to a degree which is fine for our geckos as I also use a temp gun.

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  • Great Thermometer

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    I use this to monitor the temp in my reptile tanks/tubs as well as my fish tanks with amaiNg results

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  • Perfect product

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    Product was just as described works wonderful fast shipping i qill definitely be ordering from them again

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  • Great product

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    This is a necessary product for reptiles and hedgehogs for getting an accurate reading of temperature! It works as expected, affordable, and fast shipping as well!

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