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Some hedgehogs will never use a wheel; some just take some time to figure it out. Leave the wheel in the cage, and give him time to figure out that's what it's for. Then hopefully you'll wake up to a poopy wheel one morning.

As HedgiePets asked, what kind of wheel is it? Also, what size is it? If it's too small for him (wheels should be 12"+ in diameter), he won't want to run on it because of being cramped. With a proper wheel, most hedgies are on within a week or two.

In the meantime, continue playtime as usual so he gets exercise that way. Watch his food intake by checking the fat %s on the food (10-15% fat is ideal for most hedgies, you may want to consider switching to a lower fat kibble--more on the 10% side--if he chooses not to wheel at all) and by watching how many mealworms/treats he gets a night. And hope for the best. Hopefully he'll start wheeling soon.
 
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