Avitech Exotic Birds LLC, Pet Supplies & Foods - Retail, Frazier Park, CA
(Your shopping cart is empty)
You are here: Home > Full Spectrum Lighting
Why Full-Spectrum Lighting? Breeders know that the length of the day influences mating and egg-laying activity and they often provide artificial lighting to improve reproductive performance. Recent studies have shown that while most artificial light provides a poor substitute for sunlight, some fluorescent lights, particularly full-spectrum lights, do provide many of the stimulation and health benefits of unfiltered sunlight. It is known that birds synthesize vitamin D3 on their skin in the presence of ultraviolet radiation (UV) from sunlight or full-spectrum artificial lighting. This vitamin is essential in the metabolism of calcium. Calcium cannot be absorbed by the intestines nor can the bird's blood level be regulated without the presence of D3. Since we cannot depend only on diet to provide sufficient D3, UV light is essential to full calcium utilization.

Full Spectrum Daylight Cage Lighting Fixtures
Fluorescent fixtures designed for convenient full spectrum cage lighting. Supplied complete with AviHealth daylight full spectrum tube.
Full Spectrum Daylight Fluorescent Tubes
Full spectrum fluorescent tubes to fit standard T8 fixtures. Color Rendering Index (CRI) 93, Color Temperature 5500K.
Sort By:
Page of 1
AHT18
18 inch Full Spectrum Daylight Fluorescent Tube
Commercial grade full spectrum 18" fluorescent tube to fit standard T8 fixtures. 15 Watt, CRI 93, 5500K

List Price: $21.99
Our Price: $13.99
You save $8.00!
AHT24
24 inch Full Spectrum Daylight Fluorescent Tube
Commercial grade full spectrum 24" fluorescent tube to fit standard T8 fixtures. 17 Watt, CRI 93, 5500K

List Price: $21.99
Our Price: $13.99
You save $8.00!
AHT246
24 inch Full Spectrum Tubes - 6 Pack
Package of six 24 inch Avi-Health Full Spectrum Fluorescent Tubes

List Price: $131.94
Our Price: $72.00
You save $59.94!
AHT186
18 inch Full Spectrum Tubes - 6 Pack
Package of six 18-inch Avi-Health Full Spectrum Fluorescent Tubes

List Price: $131.94
Our Price: $72.00
You save $59.94!
   
 
Commonly asked questions about using full-spectrum lighting:

How long do I leave it on? - From sunrise to sunset. You can also use a timer to turn the light on or off.

How far away should it be? - As close as practical. You cannot overexpose.

How long does the tube last? - Full-spectrum tubes should be replaced once a year to retain full effect.
Avitech
P.O. Box 329
Frazier Park, CA 93225
(800) 646-BIRD
 About Us
 
 Privacy Policy
 Send Us Feedback
 
Company Info | Product Index | Category Index | Help | Terms of Use
Copyright © 2003 Avitech Exotic Birds,LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Built with Volusion