ShadeDweller MiniT5 UVB Kit - Arcadia Reptile

NEW Product for 2018

ShadeDweller MiniT5 lighting unit


The ShadeDweller™ MiniT5 by Arcadia Reptile is the perfect choice for those that use shallow vivaria and would like to incorporate essential UV-B.

This easy to fit kit arrives complete with flicker-free electronics, specially made flat reflector, fittings kit, power cable, switch, linking cable and the 7% UV-B, 8W ShadeDweller™ lamp.

ShadeDweller™ MiniT5 will allow you to fit UV-B within vivariums that may once have been too shallow to allow safe fitting. Its low profile and effective reflector will enable you to provide the perfect UV Index at 20-30cm from the lamp to the animal’s back, when seated at the basking point.

The kit arrives with a single power cable and a further ‘link cable’ which allows you to link up to 10 units from one power source. Lamp changes are simple via a simple ‘insert and twist’ lamp holder.

Perfect for enclosures up to 12”/30cm high.

ShadeDweller™ MiniT5 is the perfect choice for crepuscular species such as the leopard Gecko or even hatchling snakes when kept in shallow enclosures, racks or tubs. ShadeDweller™ is also suitable for use with Amphibians and Inverts.

For far too long Crepuscular animals have not had dedicated lighting systems, ShadeDweller™ by Arcadia Reptile seeks to right this wrong.


Complete UV-B lighting kits.


Python Shade Dweller

ShadeDweller MiniT5 is the perfect choice for:

  • Leopard Geckos
  • Crested Geckos
  • Day Geckos (small)
  • Amphibians
  • Inverts
  • Hatchling Snakes


  • T5 Fluorescent Lamp
  • Removable reflector
  • Fitting kit
  • Link cable

Do Leopard Geckos use UV?

Shade Dweller Mini T5 Leopard Gecko
MiniT5 ShadeDweller

MiniT5 ShadeDweller

Perfect for enclosures 12”/30cm high or more.

Wattage 8W
Fitting length 340mm
Lamp 8W / 300mm (12″)
Energy Rating A / 9kWh 1000h

Ultra Violet Index

Height UVI
250mm / 10″ 0.65
300mm / 15″ 0.53
375mm / 20″ 0.42
450mm / 24″ 0.25

UVI measurements taken at the very centre of the strongest point using a solar meter 6.5.

Minimum distance from lamp to reptile is 250mm/10”.

High performance T5 fluorescent lamp

Made in germany

Code Watt
UV-B 7%
UV-A 17%
Kelvin 6000K

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