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Old 03-05-2011, 06:23 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Default Re: New hedgehog..extremely grumpy?

The duct tape is essentially a quick fix till you get a better wheel. Or even just return it for a comfort wheel. Yes that duct tape is fine and it will need to be changed daily since you'd need to scrub the wheel down daily anyways.

As for the food, do check out the food section of the forum which will have loads of info. But the basic range you want is ~30% protein and <15% fat. You also want meat in the first 5 ingredient, #1 is better obviously. Try to stay away from food that has lots of corn and BHT.
Most hedgehog food out there is crap, dangerous/deadly to feed, or nutritionally incomplete but not immediately harmful.

Also you may want to put her in a clear bowl and look up to see if she really is a girl or if she has the " bellybutton".
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