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Bert Flipped Over 😳

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#1 Charlotteawilson1


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Posted 14 December 2015 - 05:23 PM

Hi, we have had put 2 hermanns for 1 month now they are 4 months old. Yesterday Bert managed to flip himself over. He was just lying there lifeless. He's completely fine today however was wondering if anyone knew if he would have got back himself.

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Posted 14 December 2015 - 09:18 PM

It's very unusual for them not to get back over themselves. They lie for a while and then frantically rock from side to side until they flip back. They do need deep dense substrate to do this, otherwise it might be harder for them. Always soak them if they gave been stuck as sometimes they urinate. Always make sure there is nothing under the lamps to make this more likely as being upside down under the heat lamp can be dangerous.

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