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I'm usually gone from home 7 am to 10 pm on most weekdays from school and work. ZoZo sleeps in my room and so whenever I have the light on, he'll think it's day. I don't want the light disturbing his sleeping schedule, so how am I able to have him sleep during day and awake during the night when I stay up most of my night to do everything else I need, but keep his sleeping schedule correct?
It's easily done if he needs only a few hours awake.. so my main is question is how long do hedgehogs need to be awake and need to sleep?

Because he's a baby, I assume he's going to sleep most of the time anyways...
 

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You want a consistent 12 to 14 hours of light each day. You can set a lamp on a timer to help out. Don't stress it too much if he gets a little more light. It's fairly common for people to dim the lights in the room when they get their hogs out each night though. Would that make things easier?
 

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It kind of helps as you said don't stress for little more light.. However he's probably going to end up getting more light when I have school come back again, (fall break) and work. If I turn on the light for 7am-10pm, that's already 14 hours. I stay up until 12, which would make it 16 hours of lights. Would this be alright? Light Lamp or not, 10-12am he's probably going to have light from me being in my room as well. My light also doesn't have the technology to just dim them.. lol

During that time, I could cover a towel of half of his cage and block light from the TV, so I won't have to use my main light. Would this be possible?
 
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