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Zoo Med ReptiTherm Under Tank Heater

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Description

Keep your reptile pal warm with the Zoo Med ReptiTherm Under Tank Heater. It’s the ideal 24-hour heat source for tropical or temperate reptilian species that can be used on its own or with other heaters. Made with a solid state nichrome heating element, it’s ideal for use with reptile, amphibian, small animal or plant terrariums. Setting it up is easy―use the adhesive side to stick it directly either on the side or the bottom outside of your terrarium. It’s designed for optimum heat transfer and can be used with a thermostat or with additional heaters for reptiles that need a bit more heat. Plus, it’s laboratory tested and UL listed for safety so it’s safe to use in your home, and uses a low 16 watts of power.

Key Benefits
  • Provides constant 24-hour heat for reptile, amphibian, small animal or plant terrariums.
  • Made with a solid state nichrome heating element that’s lab-tested and UL listed for safety.
  • Stick it on the side or underside of the terrarium with adhesive side and rubber feet for underside mounting.
  • Designed for optimal heat transfer using low energy as little as 16 watts of power.
  • Can be used on its own or along with a thermostat or additional heaters for higher temperature pals.
Precautions

The ReptiTherm is not designed for use with water in any way. That means no turtle aquariums,fish tanks, paladariums, or any other situation where there is any water (with or without gravel or other substrates) on the bottom of the cage.

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  • Item Number
    127767
  • Dimensions
    15.25 x 8.25 x 1.5 inches
  • Weight
    9.6 ounces
  • Brand

    Zoo Med

  • Reptile Type

    Lizard, Snake

Instructions

Clean the surface of the terrarium, peel adhesive paper off back of heater and “stick” the heater to the bottom of your terrarium; remember to place heater on either the right or left side of terrarium and gently rub heater to make firm contact. This allows one side of your terrarium to be warmer than the other, providing a natural temperature gradient. The ReptiTherm® must be stuck to the terrarium.

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  • They work fine if you use them right

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    Always, ALWAYS use these mats with a thermostat. It doesn't have to be expensive (in spite of what some people will tell you), it just has to work. Don't use them without one or you run the risk of doing serious harm to your animals. These mats don't work forever, and of course they don't stay sticky forever but if you don't move your enclosure around a lot, they don't really need to be. They're safe to use on glass and plastic, for those who use them for free standing tubs. As long as you put them on a thermostat they will not get hot enough to melt plastic.

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  • Best way to keep heated

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    These mats are the best way to keep a gecko tank heated. I do wish they sold them in multiple sizes, as some of my tanks are smaller than 30 gallons.

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  • AMAZING!!!!!!

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    This is an amazing product! At my local petsmart this size heating pad runs $25 a piece! I bought 4 from here!! My snakes love them!

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  • Reptile and general purpose heater

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    This flat surface heater can be used in different ways - I put it under the box our tortoise sleeps in with a probe thermometer. When powered by an adjustable voltage in a cool place, any desired temperature can be maintained.

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  • Best Heating Mat, Not Perfect

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    NOT INTENDED FOR A SOLO HEAT SOURCE. Although it helps provide reptile belly heat. Its not enough to heat the entire enclosure. Not recommended for cold rooms. Doesn't stick very well for very long. Requires a thermostat sold separately. Designed for glass terrariums only.

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  • Awesome Heater

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    This heater was much larger than I expected. Very happy. Puts off great heat for my BP.

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  • It won't stay

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    It won't stick and stay for more then an hour. I am not very happy with it. It is a night heat source for my turtle. If it would stick it would work.

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  • Broke after three days

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    I just got this heater a few days ago. It was working fine, although it runs MUCH hotter than the listed temps. Mine was up to 120 degrees. Today, though, I unplugged it to switch some plugs around and the plugged it back in and it now won't kick back on anymore. Apparently unplugging it causes it to malfunction!?!

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  • Just what I needed

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    Bought this to put on the side of a ten gallon tank to keep my dubia warm. Works perfect!

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  • Great price on a good product

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    I use a lot of rooms for various kinds of reptiles, up to and including keeping one in my purse and plugging it into my car. Why shouldn't reptile owners be able to get in on the purse puppy movement?! At any rate, it's an affordable solution to a very big problem. The number one reason for reptiles to fail to thrive is because their habitat is not the correct temperature.

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