Tru-Lite by Duro-Test
created by Dr. John Ott, the father of full-spectrum light
is a great way to provide glare-free, full-spectrum lighting for your bird's cage or playstand environment. Vital Lamp Fixture and Bulb
Generally speaking, birds receive maximum benefit from a full-spectrum light souce when placed overhead 12" to 24" above them for 8-10 hours daily. When provided, please follow manufacturer's instructions regarding bulb burn-in time and proper placement. Note:
SIZE: 27" long x 3" wide
Provides necessary ultraviolet full-spectrum light for birds ... also people, other pets, fish/aquariums and plants FEATURES:
Portable light fixture Self-contained unit with bulb and cord
Includes replaceable energy-saving 20-watt full-spectrum bulb (equivalent to 100-watt incandescent light output); and is now a 10% brighter Tru Lite Fluorescent
20,000-hour bulb ... means fewer replacements.
R ecommended ideal bulb change out time-period for birds is every 6 months. Bulb will still be effective for other uses. Replacement bulbs available (see Options)
White color goes with any decor
Full-spectrum lighting is essential for birds kept indoors. Here are some reasons why:
Regulates a bird's metabolic clock
Allows perception of seasons
Assists good health and a sense of well-being
Provides necessary vitamin support for bone and physical development
Vita-Lite is the most natural indoor fluorescent light which duplicates natural outdoor light most closely. By simulating the full visable and ultraviolet spectrum of natural outdoor light, Vita-Lite promotes the growth of birds, as well as other animals including reptiles and fish, and plants.
Learn more about a bird's need for full-spectrum light.
Other uses and advantages of living with full-spectrum lighting:
Vita-Lite Floor Lamp is a multi-use product as it is ideal for home and office lighting, providing glare free natural light for people and plants, as well as birds and other pets. It is an excellent light source for crafts, sewing or any visually demanding task enabling the ability to see colors and detail more accurately.