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Hello! I just got a little hedgehog yesterday and knew of the temperature requirements, but i am still worried about hibernation because i do not know what is normal!
The cage has a heat emitter to heat it and it gets to about 80 degress F, but she is not always in her cage.
I have been spending a huge amount of time with her and have her food and water dishes set up on my bed with her fleece blanket and toys so i can play with her and let her nap while shes near me. Its probably about 72 ish degrees, so is this going to be harmful?
I also know that before hibernation they stop eating. My hedgehog drinks alot of water, but hasnt eaten that much of her hedgehog food. How much should she be eating?
Aghh maybe im just worried, but i dont know! please help!
 

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How old is she? I know you are really excited to have her, but especially if she is a baby she should be sleeping in a warm environment.
Congrats on your new baby girl! :D
 

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Congratulations on the new baby.

80 is a bit too warm. Do you have a thermostat to control the temperature? For most hedgehogs 74-76 seems to be the range they do best at. At 80, it is possible her water is evaporating as much as she is drinking.

Count how many kibble you give her and then you will know exactly how much she is eating.
 
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