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View Poll Results: Type of UTH preferred for sterilite/rubbermaid tubs

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  • Heat tape (Flexwatt or other brand)

    13 48.15%
  • Zoo med heat mat

    7 25.93%
  • Exo-terra heat wave mat

    1 3.70%
  • Ultratherm heat mat

    6 22.22%
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    Question Poll on what heat source you use for tubs

    What type of UTH do you prefer to use for your Sterilite/Rubbermaid tubs?

    Thank you for your replies
    Last edited by Jus1More; 11-13-2017 at 10:42 PM.
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    None! I use a CHE lol. My Zoomed UTH serves as a back-up, but for the most part I don't use it.
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    I have ARS racks and they have metal heating bars, if you flip a bar over it's flexwatt heat tape LOL.

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    for tubs in a rack system, i use heat tape. i use heat mats for stand alone tubs and tanks.
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    Re: Poll on what heat source you use for tubs

    I have tubs in a non rack set up so i use the ultraterm pads from reptile basics. They work great and i have been happy with the quality.

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    My racks are set up with Ultratherms -- both pads and long pads/heat strips.

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    Re: Poll on what heat source you use for tubs

    Thanks everyone for participating in this poll. It is interesting to see what works for others. I have been using the zoo med heat mat for awhile but when you try to regulate 2 heat mats through one thermostat it doesn't provide stable heat for both.
    I have switched now to heat tape using 1 strip for my 2 bp's and another heat strip for my other 2 snakes. This way each strip (being one heat source) has it's own thermostat to produce more accurate temps. Now I just need to tweak the thermostat temps up or down to where the right amount of heat is produced in my tubs...

    Thanks again!
    Last edited by Jus1More; 11-19-2017 at 10:59 AM.
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    1.0 Banana Pastel (Toro)
    1.0 Pastel Champagne Het Pied (Mateo)
    0.1 Sonoran Het Leopard Boa (Dea aka Goddess)
    0.1 Hypo Hog Island Boa(Reina aka Queen)
    0.1 Tremper Albino LeopardGecko (Luna)
    0.1 Brachypelma Smithi (Athena)
    0.1 GreenBottleBlue (Pandora)

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