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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-13-2012, 01:16 AM Thread Starter
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Good Substrate for my Leos?

I have 2Juvenile Leopard Geckos and a Zilla Under Tank Heater (has no adjustment on it). I know a peel-and-stick tile is okay to use but is this brand okay? And with the under-tank heater?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-20-2012, 11:43 AM
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I would be concerned that the adhesive and vinyl would outgas something toxic. I wouldn't personally risk it at all.

Also, I think the point of using tile is so you can remove the tile to clean it.

You should not use an undertank heat mat without a controlling device. It will not keep a stable temperature, and it WILL overheat sooner or later, and may burn your animals. A thermostat is best, but a rheostat will do if your home temps are stable.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-14-2012, 10:08 PM
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For my two leos I just use the reptile carpets.
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