Choosing lighting for Reptiles and Amphibians

What lighting is important for your pet reptiles or amphibians? What exactly is UV light, and why do my reptiles or amphibians need it? What are the best ways to provide UV light? Throughout this blog, these questions (and hopefully many more!) will be answered. While much debate surrounds the use of UV light as it pertains to keeping reptiles and amphibians, it is commonly accepted that many species of herps greatly benefit from routine exposure to UV light, and it is absolutely vital to some.