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#1 sellwin90


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Posted 01 June 2015 - 12:34 PM

1. Edward often falls asleep under his lamp. Is he in danger of overheating or will he wake himself up if he's too hot and move?

2. I'm going away for a weekend next month. I leave on the Saturday and back early Monday. Shall I put two days worth of food out for him and if he eats it all on the first day, then tough luck?

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Posted 01 June 2015 - 01:02 PM

Yes him sleeping under the heat lamp is a big concern especially if there for a long period of time,yes he may wake and move away but id keep a close eye.
As for the food i wouldnt worry for a couple of days its not going to hurt.have you got someone checking in on him when away?if not you could have a couple of dull days with maybe just the uv light on not the heat lamp

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Posted 01 June 2015 - 01:08 PM

The light is a combi and on a timer. The girlfriend will check in on the Sunday evening but can't do before.

He doesn't fall asleep too often under there and I'm not totally convinced he's asleep - eyes are closed but a bit of noise and he opens them to have a look. I can obviously monitor this when I'm there but can't when away/ at work

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Posted 01 June 2015 - 04:54 PM

If he was mine I would just switch off on Friday when you leave and back on again when you are back home. Don't leave food out as this will not be eaten/digested and will attract small flies. This would happen in nature during cool weather and do no harm, but do make sure the substrate is moist to prevent dehydration.

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