Heating of Reptiles, Amphibians, and Invertebrates

When it comes to heating vivariums and enclosures there are many options and it’s often confusing as to which ‘system’ is the best option. Here on this page we’ll break down all of the known options for heating at the time and present you with the pros and cons for each. We’ll also explain why we use/recommend the heating sources that we do. After which, the choice is ultimately yours to make and your mileage may vary. For the most part we often recommend ceramic heating elements with almost all herpetoculture species kept today. They are incredibly efficient and last much longer than regular incandescent bulbs. Below is a collection of articles which all offer insights into various options and reasons for their specific uses in herpetoculture today.