How can I tell if he's stuck?

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How can I tell if he's stuck?

Post by Kleinerhejhog » Wed Jul 29, 2015 9:39 am

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Every time I have looked for the last couple days, this is what I've seen. I don't know where anybody else is. I have been really busy, and just don't know if he's been out of there. And of course, I am about to leave town and may be gone for as long as three and a half weeks. My husband knows the basics, but I don't know if I should try to do anything about this one before I go.


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Re: How can I tell if he's stuck?

Post by KellyCrabbieLove » Wed Jul 29, 2015 9:49 am

Just pick it up and try to dump him out. If he doesn't move AT ALL you may have a stuck hermit.

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Re: How can I tell if he's stuck?

Post by Acceb_becca » Thu Jul 30, 2015 8:59 pm

How's he doing?


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Re: How can I tell if he's stuck?

Post by Kleinerhejhog » Tue Jul 12, 2016 12:35 pm

Acceb_becca wrote:How's he doing?


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Haha, just fine. I left town the day I posted that, left instructions for my husband to try to dump her out later on, after two or three dumps I said to just leave her be, clearly she knew what she was doing.

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Re: How can I tell if he's stuck?

Post by soilentgringa » Wed Jul 13, 2016 3:26 am

I had one stuck in a cholla log once and I never thought he'd come out. They're funny that way, sometimes it seems as if they like snug spaces.

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