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Down for six months

Kaiju Prince

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Alright so this is Kai’s second time down for the winter, last winter he would come up occasionally to drink and bask but this year I haven’t seen him at all. He went down mid October same as last year but he was starting to wake up by mid March last year and he’s still down. I’ve started to gradually raise temps and his humidity to maybe entice him to drink water but still nothing. Should I be worried? Is it normal for them to be down for longer than six months?

Temps are currently at 80 and 100 in the basking. Humidity is 80-90 after bidaily misting and 70-65 in between. Currently I have his basking light on for 8hours a day and I will gradually increase time as the months proceed to a full 12. I live in Southern California and ambient temps are also starting to rise.
 

Walter1

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Six months is long enough. Increase daylength and make sure the basking temp is 110-115f. mid-80sf ambient, and gide in mid to upper 70sf.
 

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