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Old 12-20-2008, 06:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Can I use a heat lamp? What kind, how hot?

would the light bother a hedge hog?? Them being nocturnal and all...

going to pick my son's hedgehog up tomorrow, someone get back please!!
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Old 12-20-2008, 07:00 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You need warmth to be available 24-7. you can buy a ceramic heat emitter, which produce no light. 50-75 watts should be good.

The heat needs to be 72-76*F or 23-25*C year round.

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Old 12-21-2008, 02:32 AM   #3 (permalink)
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thanks so much!! I am sure i will have a LOAD of Q's tomorrow when the little thing comes home!
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