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Old 01-14-2017, 07:45 PM
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Default Budgie Lighting?

Hello, I'm back here after almost a year and proud to say we finally got a couple of budgies two weeks ago today! A little white and grey girl named Moana and a blue boy named Maui. We love them to pieces already!

Anyway, I was doing some research and came across UVB bird lighting and was wondering how essential it is? Do they have to have it? If so could someone recommend the best brand of lamp and bulb to get? How often should I leave it on for them? When I was doing my research on them before I didn't see much about lighting and now I am worried I've messed up by not getting it for them. I read you can take them outside instead sometimes but it's winter here and much too cold for them to go outdoors plus we have a neighbor with at least 5 or 6 outdoor cats that are constantly over here so going outside is not an option right now. Any help is much appreciated! I wanna make sure I'm doing right by these little ones.