Select the perfect UV light for your pet bird
One of the most important things often overlooked by bird owners is uv lighting for birds. They are exotic pets, usually found living nearer to the equator where the UV light is very strong. Bearing in mind UV cannot pass through glass this means if your bird never goes outside they are lacking in UV which causes deficiencies in both humans and birds. Even if you do have a bird aviary the UV light in the UK is very poor.
Scarletts is the leading stockist of the most highly sought after brand Arcadia Bird Lighting. With bird lighting developed by John Courtney Smith who has written several books and many articles published across the world on the subjects of birds. Scarletts Parrot Essentials work closely with John of Arcadia to ensure we have the latest designs and technology available for your bird.
The most recent addition to the selection is the Arcadia Puresun Full Spectrum UV-B Light. With a highly effective reflector to ensure your bird gains the optimum benefit from the light and a protective grill to ensure your bird safety.
Our affordable UV Bird Lamps come as complete light kits for birds with bulbs included. It is vital you purchase the correct UV light for your parrot, reptile lamps can cause cataracts in your birds eyes or even blindness as they flicker (this is not visible to the human eye).
Our Arcadia Mini Light Kits make perfect Uv lights for small birds such as Cockatiels, Budgies, Lovebirds, Quakers, Kakariki etc while our Arcadia Tf light kits for medium birds are better suited as bird lamps for African Grey Parrots, Amazon Parrots, Cockatoos and Macaws.
You need to ensure the lamp is switched on for 4-6 hours per day and the arcadia bulb is replaced every 9 months. Scarletts stocks replacement bulbs for uv lamps and we understand the importance of Uv for processing calcium in your bird's brain.
A Uv lamp will help your bird process the necessary vitamins and minerals in your bird food and is very beneficial for breeding birds and birds laying eggs.