i have a few tortoises.
Last Month i rescued a greek tortoise.
he doesnt Drinks at all. His previous owner kept him without water and fed him only lettuce...... hes aprox 15 years old.
Can tortoises forget what water is?
I soak him daily but he doesnt drinks...
I make his food very wet but...
We had a storm yesterday so i had to bring sully inside. forgot that theres catfood on the floor.. he ate one bowl is this going to be a Problem? His normal diet is grass 90% grasses 5% and cactus and salad 5 % hes 20 in lenght
A few months ago I ordered a pvc enclosure that I wanted for baby tortoises
And yesterday it came
I installed a Arcadia t5 uvb tube 12%
And I installed two radiant heat panels also
Now i get a reading of 99f on the side with the heatpanels at shell level and on the other side 94f. At night it...
It's a shame that studies about the long-term effects don't exist or are super rare.
my personal opinion is that those pellets add a great variety and vitamins we maybe miss by only giving them foods we have around
If u dont overdue it u won't harm ur tortoise
It's like us all the time the...
The ivy it ate is said to be toxic to humans and mammals
But i cant find any article about tortoises and effects of common ivy however my sulcata is doing great so it didn't do any harm but I removed the plant completely
my sulcata bit of a bit of an ivy leaf (size of her mouth)... I was fast enough to stop her before she could eat more my question would be can this harm her badly? What can i expect? It happened 20 minutes ago so far no signs in behavior change
Hello u got some beautiful tortoises wow!
I'm wondering did u seal the wood enclosure with something to waterproof it due to high humidity or did u just left it untouched?
And what's ur opinion right now on ur wood enclosures was it a good idea? Or where there problems with the wood like mold?
Hello I just wanted to say that since I found this forum my tortoise husbandry got a million times better my sully's are growing like crazy
The app is really good and easy to navigate through
Thx for all the help and thx for all u members cause u make the forum what it is a beautiful place...