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Old 02-12-2012, 09:11 PM
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Yes they can overheat! All you need is a varistat between the heat mat and the wall so you can adjust the amount of current going into the plug and then to the mat. A simple dimmer switch will work with a plastic box for wiring in and out.
Rev. Dr. Dennis H. Shipp, Breeder for over 20 years, herping for almost 54 years. Previously bred Boa Constrictors, Pythons, Bull Snakes, Kenyan Sand Boas, Piebald Black Pine snakes,Western Hognose.
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