T8/T5 Fluorescent Lamps

6% UV-B content to support forest reptile species synthesis of vitamin D3.

D3 Forest Lamp

6% UV-B content to support forest reptile species synthesis of vitamin D3.

A full spectrum fluorescent lamp designed to simulate, as closely as possible, the spectrum of natural sunlight including UVA and low levels of UVB.

  • High light output
  • 6% UVB
  • 30% UVA
  • Produces excellent natural colours
UV-B 6%
UV-A 30%
Kelvin (T8) 6600K / (T5) 7000K
Diameter T8 Ø26mm / T5 Ø16mm

Arcadia Reptile D3 and D3+ T8 lamps have been specifically designed with animal health in mind. We are proud to have the world’s highest output T8 lamps in 6% and 12% UVB.

All of our UVB percentages are measured as part of the total output of light from the lamp and after the all important first 100 hours of output. You can be rest assured that by using Arcadia Reptile D3 and D3+ lamps that you are providing the very best in T8 technology. The Arcadia Reptile D3 and D3+ UVB lamps are effective to for one whole year and will keep your animal in tip top condition.

Arcadia Reptile T8 D3 and D3+ lamps have a high UV-A output (30%), providing all the elements which are so vital to the welfare of the reptiles. As full spectrum lamps, they help simulate sunlight. This provides high colour rendering for enhanced viewing of your reptiles and their environment. The colour temperature of 6,500K replicates typical daylight conditions.

Colour Spectral Chart

Wavelength nm

T5 Fluorescent Lamp – Diameter Ø16mm

Code Watt Length
RFD324T5 24W 550mm / 22″
RFD339T5 39W 850mm / 34″
RFD354T5 54W 1150mm / 46″

T8 Fluorescent Lamp – Diameter Ø26mm

Code Watt Length
RFD314 14W 360mm / 15″
RFD315 15W 450mm / 18″
RFD318 18W 600mm / 24″
RFD325 25W 750mm / 30″
RFD330 30W 900mm / 36″
RFD336 36W 1200mm / 48″
RFD338 38W 1050mm / 42″

Dr Mike Leahy presents the benefits of Fluoresecent Lamps.