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Ceramic Heat Emitter - 100 Watt

Unique Design Prolongs Life Up to 5 years - Twice as Long as Competing Products!

Sugar Glider body temperatures are only 2 degrees different from yours - if you are comfy in a short sleeve shirt, it's likely your glider will be too.  If you are cold, your sugar glider is cold too.  The ideal temp is between  70 and 85 degrees.  Gliders can tolerate temps a bit more extreme, but this is the range that your glider will be happiest and healthiest.  So?

The only UL tested and approved ceramic heat device for use with animals!
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In the winter months, many people turn down their thermostats and wear heavier clothing to save on the ol' energy bill.  Good idea!  But where's the sweater for your sugar glider?  The ceramic heat emitter, with special "heat, no light" properties, is the ideal answer.

What happens if a sugar glider gets too cold?  

Correct temperature is particularly important for gliders with young.  Young joeys cannot regulate their own body temperature.  If they crawl away from the parents, the joey's temp will drop, and when the joey gets cold, we suspect the joey's scent diminishes.  The parents may longer recognize their own young and we believe this leads to parental abandonment.

If temp ranges get too low for adult gliders, colds and other respiratory problems like pneumonia can develop.  If they get very cold,  hypothermia and other life threatening conditions may result.

Ceramic Heat Emitter

This is the only UL tested and approved ceramic heat device for animal use.  The heat emitter can increase the inside air temperature of your cage a full 10-20 degrees F above room temperature.  The ceramic heat emitter is a non-light (infrared) producing heat source.  Why is this important?  Sources of heat that give off light can throw off the nocturnal rhythms of gliders. 

Because of the unique flat face of this emitter, there is less heat left inside the emitter which ultimately carbonizes the element.  It lasts up to 5 years - twice as long as the other shapes of emitters!  This 100 watt "bulb" also has an insulated neck for maximum directed heat efficiency and burn life.  It produces long wavelength infrared emissions for maximum heat penetration.  As you know, we don't approve of "in the cage heaters" like heat rocks.  The ceramic heat emitter can be safely placed outside the cage, out of the reach of your sugar gliders, yet still produce lots of warmth for your gliders inside the cage.

Screw the ceramic infrared heat emitter into a porcelain lamp fixture.  It must be a porcelain lamp fixture in order to work properly and safely - not all lamp fixtures are appropriate.  Point the bulb from above towards the bottom of the cage - the distance of the bulb from the cage will be determined by what your room temperature is, but it should be at least 6 inches from the cage.  Use a thermometer to see what temperature you are creating in the cage, and move the emitter around until you are maintaining the desired temperature in the cage.  Make sure your glider can't reach any wires.

Keep your gliders warm this winter - and safe - with the right tool for the job, a ceramic heat emitter.

  • Size: 4" long, 3" diameter across flat face

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