The food switch could cause soft feces. Especially if he was only eating the same thing all the time. Kale is good to feed him but you shouldn't feed him that all the time. The key to a good diet is variety.
Oh man, sorry Tom. That is tough. Great idea of the latch locking door tho.
Do you keep the BTS in an outdoor enclosure, or indoor? What size enclosure do they need?
Our local zoo has them and I'm excited to check them out when we go next month :)
That's a cool looking lizard. I went back and read your original post about him. Is he still as personable/friendly and pet-like as you described originally?
How big do they get?
Your original post makes me want one!!!
I've been advised by an experienced tort owner to keep an eye on the shell edge (top middle) where the head/neck tucks in, that edge can get sharp and if the tort's head/neck is out (and up, like he's looking up with his neck stretched out) and he pulls his head in quickly, he could scrape his...
That is a pet mat thing I found at a drug store. It has an insert that you can heat up in the microwave or put in the freezer to warm or cool your pet. It comes in small, med, or large sizes and showed cats and dogs on the package. I got the small one (for...
1 year ago today we adopted a cute little russian tort from the pet store. This was a decision we had been considering for a few years. Im so glad we decided to do it. I really love taking care of Gary and can't get enough info about tortoises. I've also discovered a new hobby - making...