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  1. Heating
    Hi everyone! When I got home today, I noticed that both of Bean's heat lamps were completely cold. I've been using the same zilla thermostat for 3+ years and have never had any problems, but I'm wondering if maybe it died? The green and red lights are both on, but it's just not doing anything...
  2. General Questions
    hi, still thinking about getting a hedgehog, it might take a bit since I need to ask a few questions on here first. Anyway, I was wondering if anybody knows what temperature a hedgie can live in? Just checking because I live in England and as you know the weather is a bit crazy here and I...
  3. General Questions
    Hi! I have a hedgehog named Hawthorne who will be two in August. Currently we live in Vancouver, but we lived in Montreal, Canada previously. I have been offered a job for four months (Sept-Dec) in James Bay, QC. It's a sub-arctic region (zone 2). I was wondering if anybody had any experience...
  4. Heating
    Hello, I have been testing my heating setup (two 150W CHE's in 10" domes on a 4x2 c&c cage) and have noticed a big difference between the readings on my thermometers that are spread throughout the cage and my infrared thermometer. Currently, the air temperature on the 4 thermometers is reading...
  5. General Questions
    I want to take my hedgie outside to the garden, but I'm worried that it will be too cold for her. Any ideas what temperatures they are comfortable around (roughly)?
  6. General Questions
    Hi, I was just wondering if there's a way to tell if your hedgehog is too cold. Not so cold she's hibernating, but just uncomfortably cold. My hedgehog, Pip, has seemed really happy with her cage. I have heating pads underneath both bins (she has a cage made out of two connected plastic bins)...
  7. General Questions
    I've owned 2 hedgehogs in about 4 years or so. My newer one lives in a 110 L Steralite plastic bin. Recently I've noticed she hasn't been running around as often as usual. I want to build her a bigger C&C cage so she has more room to move. My problem is that it won't fit on the wall where she...
  8. Health
    Hi! This is my first post on HHC and I'm picking up my first hedgie, Lou, on Friday, and am absolutely dyiiiinng to finally have him with me! Everything is set up for hedgie's arrival, and I will be giving him plenty of time to adjust, but I was wondering about outside time. Here in Boise, the...
  9. Hedgehog Personality and Behaviour
    My little girl Coral has started to leave her hide to lay on her wheel. If she stays in her hide she will dig to the bottom to sleep on bottom of her cage. When she is on the floor she will leave her cozy sack to lay on the plastic table cloth I use to so she does not go potty on the carpet...
  10. Heating
    I recently got a gorgeous hedgie yesterday, and he ate and drank well. :) However he seemed to be going to sleep not under the fleece we provided but just on the heat mat by his litter tray and wheel. Because of this my mum said to turn the temperature down to 20C or 68F. My heat mat takes up...
  11. General Questions
    Hi everyone! I have an eight week old hedgehog named Milo. He's my first hedgie and I want to make sure that I am providing him with the best home possible. I made a home for him out of two 105 qt clear bins. They have: Fleece Liners Food and Water Bowls Storm Wheel Hedgie Bag Two Small Balls...
  12. General Questions
    I have a 9 week old Female hedgy called Obie. My room typically averages around 80 degrees (I keep Obie in my room) and sometimes I turn the fan on cause its so hot sometimes. The fan is above her cage (not pointing at it) but will the cool wind be a potential problem? Also I have a miniature...
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