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#1 charlotte

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Posted 02 December 2016 - 12:12 PM

Is it too late to put my torts in hibernation? I've had them a year and 4 months and did not hibernate last year and they stayed active. But they really seem to be trying to put themselves to sleep. They're not eating, staying dug down unless we dig them out and I feel cruel stopping nature. I've got a space in mind to hibernate just need to monitor the temperature for a day or two. If I do a two week wind down now would hibernation still be beneficial? It's so much colder than I remember last year!
Any advice greatly appreciated

#2 mildredsmam

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Posted 02 December 2016 - 12:33 PM

Hi Charlotte,

No it's not too late to hibernate im starting to wind my babies down from tomorrow for a few weeks then they'll go into the fridge for 8 weeks, how old is your tortoise. x



#3 charlotte

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Posted 02 December 2016 - 02:18 PM

They are roughly 2 1/2 years old. I'm going to do their weight today as well.




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