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Old 21-02-2013, 12:37 PM
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Anything as low as 15 degrees C is fine during the night, no more then 26-27 during the day (24 is ideal), they will always feel cold to your touch nothing to worry about. Do you have any hide boxes high up? like some cork tubes. They love being really enclosed, if your vegetation isnt substantial enough, this might be the reason for him burrowing (also is your mat stated? it might actually be getting to warm, there nocturnal they actually hide from the heat during the day, and come out when it cools off at night, but the drop is not completely necessary, lighting is improtant just so they know day from night, room lighting is enough or even natural light from a window)

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