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Help and advice on shopping for: Reptile Light Guards

Reptile light guards help and advice

Protect your pets from burns

The lighting used in terrariums and vivariums is extremely helpful and vital for the survival of reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates, however, it can also cause a lot of harm if they get too close. To protect your animals from accidental burns and other injuries, we sell a range of light guards from leading reptile brands like Arcadia, Komodo and ProRep.

What are reptile light guards?

Reptile light guards are wire mesh guards that go between your lights and the rest of your terrarium to protect your pets from burns and other types of damage. They are most commonly used in enclosures with climbing arboreal reptiles, snakes and amphibians, who are likely to get close to the light.

Why should I buy reptile light guards?

If you have a curious reptile that likes to explore, a reptile light guard is a cheap investment to protect them from harm. Most reptile light guards cost very little and are reusable for years to come, meaning that you may even be able to reuse your light guard for multiple reptiles.

What are the main types of reptile light guards?

Each light guard is designed to protect your reptile from a specific type of light, such as tube lights or compact lights. Be sure to check the description and dimensions of your reptile light guard to ensure it is capable of completely encaging your light source before making a purchase.

What should I look for?

Apart from the dimensions of your reptile light guard, there isn’t much more to think about. You will need to install the guard, often by screwing it to a wall or ceiling around your light, if this is the case make sure there’s enough space in your enclosure for the light guard and the fixtures in your enclosure.