When Will We Have LED Lamps For Terraristics?

Unfortunately the stylish LEDs in our living rooms, car headlights and torches are not suitable for terrariums. LEDs which also emit UV light are finally being developed. By June LEDs with full spectrum lighting without UV-A and UV-B, for arachnids, frogs, terrarium plants and more, will be available from JBL.

The JBL LED lights will even have a PAR value (Photosynthetically Active Radiation) above 200! This is unique! But it doesn’t yet completely solve our terraristics problem.

Most terrarium animals urgently need significant amounts of UV-A and UV-B radiation. JBL already has trials with UV-emitting LEDs under way. But the results are either unaffordable or unsatisfactory. This is normal in the early stages of research.

Perhaps in a year’s time we will finally have the LED lighting for terrariums which we all want. Until then we need to be patient and continue using our UV spotlights. They’re not bad either, are they?

© 03.04.2018
Heiko Blessin
Heiko Blessin

Tauchen, Fotografie, Aquaristik, Haie, Motorrad


A word about cookies before we continue

The JBL Homepage also uses several types of cookies to provide you with full functionality and many services: We require technical and functional cookies to ensure that everything works when you visit this website. We also use cookies for marketing purposes. This ensures that we recognise you when you visit our extensive site again, that we can measure the success of our campaigns and that the personalisation cookies allow us to address you individually and directly, adapted to your needs - even outside our website. You can determine at any time - even at a later date - which cookies you allow and which you do not allow (more on this under "Change settings").

Are you over 16 years old? Then confirm the use of all cookies with "Noticed" and you are ready to go.

Choose your cookie settings

Technical and functional cookies, so that everything works when you visit our website.
Marketing cookies, so that we recognize you on our pages and can measure the success of our campaigns.