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Doing hibernation correctly.

beardeddragon111

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Basically, im wondering how I should go about hibernating. Should I leave her in her enclosure, and simply but her on a different light cycle, or move her into another, smaller container with just substrate and a water bowl?
 

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Basically, im wondering how I should go about hibernating. Should I leave her in her enclosure, and simply but her on a different light cycle, or move her into another, smaller container with just substrate and a water bowl?
I'd leave her in her enclosure and change her light schedule. Play by ear as she may sleep solidly or intermittentlt for 1-4 mo.
 

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Temps are another thing that confuse me. Do they change anything a whole lot? Because I know of people who keep them at basically room temperature, than some like Bert Langerwarf, while supposedly hibernate his under snow during the winter.
 

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They'll sleep in the dark at 59-63 F. It will begin to slow down soon, then cut back food, drop light to 8 hrs. Once it sleeps, provide a heat lamp at far end for several hrs/day. Allow it access to a dark hide.
 

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