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Does he seem thin? His spine feels quite prominent. Also is the wrinkling on his head normal. He shed last month, I got him last weekend, I've fed him once on monday. The thermometer probe says 78F on the warm end. It may not be the absolute warmest spot but the best I can get it positioned. Last I checked with the temp gun it was about 80F to mid 70s across the tank. He's been hanging out on the cool end wrapped around the water dish so I left the temp there. He has a dish he can just fit in with about an inch of water and is on paper. He soaked it in the first day and I have seen him stretched over his dish but not in it since. He was jumpy when I touched him and lifted him up but he calmed right down.
What's his humidity? He looks pretty good though, honestly. Short tails have a high spine and it's noticable with babies. Get him feeding a few times, triple check the humidity and get him settled in before worrying too much...and hands off for now would be my advice.
He hatched 6-28 and shed 12-1. I haven't been doing anything but looking in on where he is and changing the water. Since I've mostly only seen his head besides when I fed a gerbil and I usually feed on thursday or friday I wanted to check him over and decide on a live rat to get him. The person has great live feeders but her definitions when talking age/size are a little different than most so I also used the pics to pull up on my phone and size rat "fuzzies" (more like pups to "probably could survive weaning").
Oh I originally mentioned his spine because a site I looked at when debating that probably grossly overweight adult blood showed pics saying a pointed spine is bad, a rounded shape with a bit of low spine is good, and then the blob state where there is no raised spot for a spine.