D3 Forest Lamp - Arcadia Reptile

High Output T5 / T8 Fluorescent Lamps

D3 Forest T5 T8 Fluorescent Lamps

D3 Forest T5 T8 Fluorescent Lamps

D3 Forest

D3 Forest

High Output T5 / T8 Fluorescent Lamps

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. This includes UV-A and high levels of UV-B.

  • Resembles natural sunlight at 5800K
  • 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 6%
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

6% UV-B


30% UV-A


1 Year UV Life

1 year life

Suitable for reptiles requiring medium levels of UV-B

  • Chameleons
  • Day Geckos
  • Iguanas
  • Water Dragons
  • Dwarf Crocodile
  • Map Turtle
  • Rainbow whiptail
  • Blue Tongued Skink

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” 2-3 1-2
400mm / 16” 1 0.5

Spectral Power Distribution (SPD)

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″

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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