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Terra Heat Heating mats are the perfect solution for a healthy environment for your terrarium, insectarium, ant farm or vivarium. By attaching the heating mat on or under the soil, the soil will gradually be heated. This heat mat is the world's most famous and best selling heat mat available. It is available in various sizes and wattage. The heat is produced by infrared and has a long wavelength.
- Breeding and care of ants.
- Breeding and care of stick insects.
- Breeding and care of praying mantis.
- Breeding and care of reptiles and insects.
Basically this heating mat can be used without a thermostat. If you need a specific temperature for some animal species, or if you doubt the (constant) temperature, it is wise to use a thermostat. Also, a thermostat it is available on our site.
The heat mat is 100 to 150 mm and is suitable for all Ant Farms with sand, gypsum or acrylic. You can easily heat a part of the nest with it. Therefore the ants have the choice to keep a part of their nest to a warmer and / or wetter place. The development of an ant colony can go a lot faster with a heat mat. It is not necessary but recommended.
Never use the heat mat to heat up a test tube nest, this can cause the nest to get to moist or gcause problems with the temperature.
You can also use these heat mats in a net cage or breeding cage to heat a part (for example for the eggs to hatch). For larger breeding nets use a bigger heat mat.
- The outer part of the mat is strong, durable and excellent UV resistance
- Well distributed heating over the entire surface
- No preheating necessary because the heating properly conducts at any temperature
- Ready-made ready for use by the molded plug
- Maximum security through isolation of the mat.
- Tested safe EN60335-1 / EN60335-2-96. Class II IPX4
- Suitable for use with various types of temperature controllers such as dimmers, rod thermostats, digital clock thermostats or other controllers
- 230 volts
Terra Heat Heat Mats:
Heatmat 100-150 mm - 2,5W
Heatmat 130-274 mm - 5W
Heatmat 150-390 mm - 9W
Heatmat 150-520 mm - 12W
Heatmat 258-274 mm - 12W
Heatmat 274-388 mm - 18W
Heatmat 410-600 mm - 45W
All heat mats have European power plugs (230v)