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Ball and wheel issues

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I tried using the search option but it returned too many results I guess to show them. I have a little guy about 4 months old. He doesn't use his wheel and just sits in a ball and poops when I put him in one. I've been having him swim for exercise but its pretty worrysome. I called the place I got him at and they said it wasn't normal. Ideas? I tried putting him in the wheel but he just runs out. He eats, and eliminates so I figure he is healthy. He runs around when I hold him and knows who I am as well. I know this since he used to lick me, but now he doesn't anymore.
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So I shouldn't use a night light?
Will do. I'll report back.
I let him swim often, he does poop a lot in there. He's gotten pretty used to floating in the bath from time to time.
I picked up a heat rock for him today too. I'll see if that makes any difference. The apartment is usually around 70, with the rock the cage is now around 80.
He chills on the rock all the time. Its temp controlled to stay below 80. Is it still no good?
I got a ceramic heat element with the dimmer thing as well. Its sitting at 81 right now which is pretty good I think. I dimmed it down a tad so hopefully it will drop. Now I just gotta get him in that wheel...
I'll fix the temp, thanks!
Update: he didn't use the wheel because it wasn't big enough. Took him to the store, put him in a 21 inch wheel and he started walking.
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