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Old 04-02-2013, 07:25 PM   #1 
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Possibly Ill?

I put new stuff in my tank about 4 days ago (new plants, new food, new thermometer...) and tonight (starting about 5 p.m.) she has been laying at the bottom of her tank, under the plants.

Is this normal sleep behaviour (I have never seen her sleep) or should I be concerned? She seemed happy and active today...
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Old 04-02-2013, 08:14 PM   #2 
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Its not abnormal sleep behavior, it depends how much she's doing it. You said she was active during the day? Is she eating well? Does the tank have a light that's only on 8-10 hrs a day? I have a male at work & unfortunately the office lights are 24/7, everyday around the same time he goes into his cave where its mostly dark & rests, he's like clock work. I have other males who HATE when I make changes to their tanks & will pout for a while. I'd keep an eye on her & see if anything else changes in her behavior.

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Old 04-03-2013, 11:48 AM   #3 
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I catch mine taking naps all the time. Especially if it has been dark in the room for a while. They are usually IN the plants instead of under them, but that's a personality thing. They each have a favorite spot they seem to like to rest in/on above all others. As long as she's acting normal otherwise, I wouldn't worry.
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