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HID lighting (HPS in particular)

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Posted by: SnakesAndStuff at Tue Aug 31 19:00:58 2010  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by SnakesAndStuff ]  
   

Does anyone know any pros/cons of high pressure sodium (HPS) lighting for tortoises? I've read about HID lighting for tortoises, and most go the route of mercury vapor. Is there a major advantage of mercury vapor over HPS? Is there anything bad about using a HPS?

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