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crotchetybear

Member Since 25 Jan 2014
Offline Last Active Oct 10 2016 11:56 AM
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In Topic: Torts Not Eating

10 October 2016 - 11:55 AM

Thanks Sue, that's very reassuring. I'll put them into wind down now and let them hibernate early. If all's going well at 12 weeks I can leave them a little longer before getting them up.

(My house-sitter will be pleased. We're going away in March and she copes better with them awake than in the fridge!)

Many thanks for your prompt advice.

Chris

In Topic: Safe To Leave A Bit Longer?

10 March 2016 - 04:25 PM

Hi Sue,

 

Thanks for your advice. There is water in a bowl in the fridge but the substrate in the hibernation box does feel a bit dry so have dampened it slightly and will leave for another two weeks - so 12 weeks in all.

 

Regards,

Chris

 

PS: The guidance on length of hibernation is taken from the front page of this site.