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#1 pam

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Posted 01 March 2015 - 10:01 AM

Hi Daisy is just starting her 10th week in hibernation and all the way through she's never lost any weight but the last 2 weeks she's lost 1 gram each week, I know it's not unusual for them to lose weight but I thought its usually at the beginning, should I be worried ? No signs of anything else although she does move around.. Temps are constant around 5.2/5.5

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Posted 01 March 2015 - 04:13 PM

It could be due to the substrate being too dry. Dry substrate robs moisture from the shell. Do you have bowls of water in the fridge?

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Posted 01 March 2015 - 05:32 PM

Hi Sue, no I don't have bowls of water in fridge but I did gently spray substrate today as I thought was looking a bit dry, I'll put a couple of bowls in aswel. Thanks






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