Madagascar Hisser Problem!!! pls help!!

jeromeetabuzo

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My dad bought me a pair of madagascar hissers yesterday a male and a female the male was eating yesterday and so did the female... i placed egg carton and newspaper but they hide in the egg carton ... it was inactive even it was in the shop ( they just placed a small amount of newspaper) , and yea when i took it home it was just staying in one place but can flip itself over..... so today i noticed it was inactive it was just on top of the egg crate for 3 hours already , attenae isnt moving.... i am misting their tank and provide lots of cotton balls with water... Whats wrong with them? Are they really inactive roaches?? it was night here already but it hasnt move on top of the egg crate..... are they still adapting to their new home and are they really inactive?? a few bites on food only degrees is 25 degree celsius, it was raining today and a humid weather ( cold and no rain) no sun came out so i guess the temp would be 18 degree celsius....25 degree celsius when there is sun. help pls!! it moves when i place it on my hand but when i place it in his tank it wasnt moving very much...
 

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Just leave the poor thing alone Jerome...
They are nocturnal and prefer to hide from the light. You bothering it constantly will only cause stress and prevent the animal from adapting.
 

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Have you checked any care sheets for those? I thought they needed a higher temperature than 25 degrees.....
 

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Just leave the poor thing alone Jerome...
They are nocturnal and prefer to hide from the light. You bothering it constantly will only cause stress and prevent the animal from adapting.
Thanks they were doing fine they were even eating, i placed a cotton ball for them too

thanks for the help :)
 
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