So glad she/he is doing better!!
I had no idea an overgrown beak was a possibility either, so thanks so much for posting about this - always good to be aware of what could go wrong!
Hopefully now they had a trim they can get back to being a happy tort! 🐢
Hi everyone ☺️
Last week I got my Western Hermann Greta, I've already gotten some wonderful advice from everyone on here so thought I could get some extra tips about creating the perfect enclosure.
She's in a 3ft by 2ft tortoise table which is currently looking quite bare - I've got a couple...
Is there a kind of 'cheat sheet' people use for what to feed and what not to feed? I found this one but couldn't tell of it's accurate: https://www.thetortoisetable.org.uk/plant-database/viewplants/a-z/?l=al#.YAvaC2nLdCU
I'm seeing now that cucumbers a tricky one, I think to be safe I will do the same and stop feeding it to her for how but may reintroduce when she's less tiny - thanks so much for sharing :) - I definitely need all the advice I can get!
Thanks so much for the advice! I've removed all the cucumber from her food and will cross off my frequent feed list.
I will sink her dishes now aswell! Great tip, I've purchased the thermometers thanks for recommending specific ones as I would have been lost - sorry in this is such...
I think it's another term for a Western Hermann (I'm a complete novice though and am just going off what the tortoise shop guy told me) but i don't think it's actually a dwarf, but just referred to as that as the Western Hermann's are a but smaller than the Eastern. Again not completely...
This is so incredibly helpful! Thanks so much!!
Next time I will be sure to use a naturally less dry substrate, should I mist the coco coir bark in the mean time?
So far I have been feeding her curly kale, cucumber, courgette, coriander and lettuce - unfortunately I don't currently grow my own...
Hello all 😊
Yesterday morning my lovely baby Dwarf Hermann Greta arrived and she's the sweetest thing!!
I'm a first time tortoise owner and feel I could use all the support I can get so would really appreciate everyone's input 😊
Yesterday when she arrived she was a lot more playful than I...