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Cold Shock Q's
    #510201 - 01/04/02 04:35 PM (16 years, 8 months ago)

Can anyone give me some info on cold shocking. What does it do, how much of a drop for how long etc. The first couple of pins just formed and I'm wondering if I should be cold shocking them before its too late, if its not too late already. Also, I've heard of something called scratching the casing layer. Same questions.

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Re: Cold Shock Q's [Re: red1]
    #510206 - 01/04/02 04:39 PM (16 years, 8 months ago)

Cold shocking is usually done to help initilize pins.
It can be done by placing a ice pack in your terrarium for 12-24 hours or placing your jars in the fridge for the same amount of time.
It seems you wont be needing it if you've already got pins.

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