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Whats the best way to keep waxies alive for a long time?

I put mine in the fridge and they seem to go dormant. I had to leave them overnight at room temp before they would wiggle again and many never woke up. Is it better to just leave them at room temp?
 

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I believe their was another thread about storeing waxies not to long ago, but seem's I can never get a link to work right, I will post again what I do. I either put them above the fridge inside to where it's room temp, or I put them in the basement, where it is somewhat warm, but not to warm. Doing this seem's to keep my waxies alive for quite some time, and if a few do die (black ones), I pick them out. Continous checking them on a daily basis is the ideal. I have noticed that in the past that once one waxie dies, it don't take long for the other's to die as well.

Hope this help's.
 

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Suppose to be stored at 50-60 degrees. I do leave mine in the fridge which is about 40-45 degrees. Don't have anyplace in the house 50-60 so I do the next best thing.
 

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I have good luck keeping them in a North windowsill , between the widow and curtin.
 

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I leave them at room temp and they last still a long time. I still have approx. 80% of them alive that I bought December 22nd.

Zob
 

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Thanks, I'll try the coolest spot I have outside the fridge. Unfortuantely I left mine at my parents house and my mom threw them out :mad: Also I bought some that were mostly dead already. Oh well.

What about storing spikes? Seems like they wake up pretty good from their cold sleep in the refridgerator.
 
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