Wolfie Posted September 12, 2013 Share Posted September 12, 2013 I've lost three nymphs in two days and I don't know why! They are just a couple of weeks old, there were only six in the litter to begin with, so its pretty important to me to save the other three. They have been living in a small mealworm tub, with air holes, they have cardboard tubes for hiding and kitchen paper as bedding. It's pretty warm here right now, especially in my room so I'm just keeping them at room temp. I do have two bigger, but empty, tanks as well, but I thought it was best to keep it small for now, it's listed every day or so. They have a sponge for water too. So far they have eaten some biscuit, a lot of carrot, some home grown lettuce (no pesticides), some dog biscuits, a tiny bit of banana and some moistened bread. They also have oak leaves to nibble on. Two of the dead nymphs were partially eaten by the others, so I don't know if they were dead first, but one died in my hands, it was flipped on its back and convulsing for a few minutes, prior to that it had been extremely healthy and active. The remaining three seem okay, hiding and scuttling around as normal... The other thing is that I have had to keep a sick ferret in a cage in my room as well, could that have made a difference? Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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