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Normal growth? Help me :(

Discussion in 'Tortoise Health' started by thegame2388, Mar 27, 2014.

  1. Big Charlie

    Big Charlie Well-Known Member

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    I have door flaps but my tortoise is afraid of them, so if I want him to come out, I'll prop them up. That is when it really gets cold inside. If I leave them closed, he might make it out but he won't go back in, and I'm not always home when that happens.

    I have my heat sensor nearer the door so it is probably warmer further in. The heat sensor hangs near where his tail usually is when he is on the heat mat.

    He came out today and ate quite a bit.
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    No, I never have. I haven't fed him in years, other than cutting some roses or hibiscus for him. There is plenty growing in the yard for him to graze year round.

    One day a few weeks ago when he didn't want to come out, I threw some hibiscus leaves in with him but he ignored it.
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    You are tortoise!
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