Leopard Gecko Thermometer
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Leopard Gecko Thermometer Definition
A thermometer is a testing
apparatus used to measure the immediate temperature. A
thermometer can indicate temperature either in degrees Celsius
(°C), degrees Fahrenheit (°F) or both.
Some thermometers have an
extendable probe which can be placed away from the thermometer
unit itself to read the temperatures while others have a build in
Leopard Gecko Thermometer Types
There are two types of
thermometers, namely digital thermometers, which shows the
degrees on a little screen, or chemical thermometers, where a
chemical substance, i.e. mercury is used to indicate the
temperature on an incremental scale.
Leopard Gecko Thermometer Function
A Leopard gecko
thermometer can be used for two functions. Initially, it is used
during the setup phase to prior to permanently mount the Leopard
gecko heat pad. This is done by placing the thermometer exactly
on the desired spot.
Secondly a Leopard gecko
thermometer is used to monitor the environmental temperature.
This is done by mounting the thermometer in the desired area
where the temperature must be monitored. This way a sudden
increase or decrease can be identified and rectified as soon as
Leopard Gecko Thermometer Requirements
The main two
requirements for Leopard gecko thermometers are that they need
to be able to read the desired temperature range for Leopard
geckos (25 - 32 ºC / 77 - 90 ºF) and that it must be reliable.
Reliable thermometers are unfortunately more expensive, but will
give you more peace of mind.
requirements include reasonably priced, small size and
Leopard Gecko Incubator
Certain thermometers can
also be used for
Leopard gecko incubators.
- Some electrical suppliers
- General purpose stores
- Specialized reptile related pet shops
- Home made