D3+ Desert Lamp - Arcadia Reptile

High Output T5 / T8 Fluorescent Lamps

D3+ Desert T5 T8 Fluorescent Lamps

D3+ Desert T5 T8 Fluorescent Lamps

D3+ Desert

D3+ Desert

High Output T5 / T8 Fluorescent Lamps

High 12% UV-B content to support desert reptile species synthesis of vitamin D3.

A full spectrum fluorescent lamp designed to simulate, as closely as possible, the spectrum of natural sunlight. This includes UV-A and high levels of UV-B.

  • High light output
  • Long life, 12 month lifespan before a change is required
  • Made in Germany by the worlds experts
  • Produces excellent natural colours
  • Flicker free (T5)


UV-B 12%
UV-A 30%
Kelvin (T8) 6600K / (T5) 7000K
Diameter T8 Ø26mm / T5 Ø16mm

Where can I buy?

Products available from most good retailers both in-store and online.

Made in Germany

Made in Germany

12% UV-B


30% UV-A


1 Year UV Life

1 year life

Suitable for reptiles requiring high levels of UV-B
kept in large enclosures.

  • Bearded Dragons
  • Blue-tongued Skink
  • Frilled Lizard
  • Agamids
  • Uromastyx
  • Tortoises
  • Freshwater Turtles
  • Bosc Monitor

Check out our lighting guide for all reptile species…

Full Spectrum Lamps

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.

Safe levels of UV-B for a year

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.

Replicates typical daylight

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.

Ultra violet index

Distance T5 UVI T8 UVI
300mm / 12” 5-6 3-4
400mm / 16” 3-4 2-3

Spectral Power Distribution (SPD)

Wavelength (nm)

T5 Fluorescent Lamp – Diameter Ø16mm

Code Watt Length
RFD3P24T5 24W 550mm / 22″
RFD3P39T5 39W 850mm / 34″
RFD3P54T5 54W 1150mm / 46″

T8 Fluorescent Lamp – Diameter Ø26mm

Code Watt Length
RFD3P14 14W 360mm / 15″
RFD3P15 15W 450mm / 18″
RFD3P18 18W 600mm / 24″
RFD3P25 25W 750mm / 30″
RFD3P30 30W 900mm / 36″
RFD3P36 36W 1200mm / 48″
RFD3P38 38W 1050mm / 42″

UV is only potent for 1 year, be reminded when a replacement is needed…

Create the ultimate heating and lighting system

Couple together with the Arcadia Reptile ProT5, Jungle Dawn Full-Spectrum LED BAR and Deep Heat Projector for the most advanced, most wild-like Reptile lighting system.

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