Even if we place a male and
a female in a nice tank, this doesn’t always means that they will make babies.
It's rare I must say. I only saw this once and the cause was that the male was
too fat. The other did all end up giving at least 2 or 3 litters.
Here are some reasons why
breeding won't work.
- The female is too
young or too old.
- Obesity of the
male or the female.
- They just don't
get along with each other personality.
- Bad nutrion or
lack of water.
- Sick female,
environment (too hot, too cold, too humid, or too dirty ).
- Constant stress
(other animals like cats, noisy kids).
- Lack of light.
To encourage breeding, give
them more toys, things to chew, hiding place and stuff to make their nest. Give
them a quiet environment and make sure they have 12 hours of light everyday.
nippels are going to be hot and swolen. This happen usually when the babies are
1 week old. This infection can push the mother to kill her pups because of the