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I have Not tried it on my tortoise... I only know it causes eye itchiness in horses and that's enough to scare me away.
I just googled and it not only causes eye itchiness in horses but it also makes there skin light sensitive and gives them a sore mouth. But I don't find any info online how...
He only started self soaking after I put the water dish under one of his basking bulbs. Now the bulb heats the water to 36°c.
Before it wasn't under the bulb and he just kept walking through it. Maybe try putting a heatlamp over ur water dish aswell :) and thx :)
I got a sulcata and a vivarium would be too small for him so I'm using a grow tent.
I dont know if this qualifies as bioactive setup but I got real dirt and a cactus although not directly planted inside cause it would get eaten and my substrate is full of spring tails and worms.
I tried plants...
All tortoises Benefit from Calcium (cuttlebone) for example I personally just toss them on the substrate but some people like to put it on a slate or a stone plate so the tortoise isn't going to ingest substrate.
Sometimes I scrape with a knife on the cuttlebone and what falls off I put on his...
Can u Post a picture of ur indoor enclosure?
It sounded like u let ur tortoise roam ur house correct me if that's wrong but if u do u need to stop with that immediately. The floor is too cold and it's way to dangerous if she ingests something. That she is not eating is probably cause she is too...
My sulcata has always a cuttlebone available and eats as much as he wants... he never hurt himself by eating it. Some days he ignores them some days one is gone in minutes than I'm putting another one in directly hes growing and healthy.
Littlefoot is now 23cm! I think that's 9 inches?
Hes growing very fast! :)
Since I got 2 basking areas I decided to put his water dish directly under one of the bulbs and he seems to like it.
He self soaks everyday for a few hours additionally to the 30 minute soaks i do everyday with him...