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everyone hope you are all good can anyone please let me know how far down the tank the thermostat probe should be as I use an heat mat and a mat stat and I’m not sure I’m putting the probe in the correct place also I have a digital thermometer with a probe and I could really use some help please with where the correct place should be for the thermometer probe I look forward to hearing from you soon 

regards Karen

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12 minutes ago, Allpet Roaches said:

I think it should be close to the heat mat so you get a good reading to avoid hot spots.

Hi Allpet Roaches

thank you so much for your message ok will do I’ll put the thermometer probe on top of the substrate where the heat mat is which is about half way across the tank at the mo it’s between 86f and 88f is this ok for a ground temperature? Your reply is very much appreciated 

warmest regards from 


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