supplements

  1. yay14

    How much to supplemement?

    Hello everyone i was wondering how much i should be supplementing my yearling hermann tortoise with calci dust, nutrobal and miner-all when the miner-all arives The last time i went to the vet he wanted me to send pictures and ingredients of the supplements i was giving so i did and heres the...
  2. yay14

    Minerals

    Hello everyone i recently found out my yearling hermann was not getting enough minerals in his diet. I was giving him calci dust once a week and Nutrobal once a week. So i went ahead and ordered some miner-all to give to him and while waiting for it i was going to give a mineral suipplmement i...
  3. olavee

    Is my tortoise going to be unwell if he doesn't get UVB for 1-3 days?

    I bought a new lamp for my tort and it's shipping right now, it should be in my home from 1 to 3 days, but today I went to my tortoise enclousure (little guy, around 9 months to 1 year old, 7cm/2,75in, russian tortoise) and turned on lamps and uvb lamp started to act weirdly and smelling awful...
  4. G

    Russian Tortoise

    I just brought a Russian tortoise home. It's only been a been day and a half, all he does is sit in the corner in his hide. But I know he needs time to adapt. He came up for a bit ate and went back. I do have a question about what exactly I should feed him and what brand of supplement I should...
  5. christinaland128

    Calcium observation

    I came across this picture of my boy from years ago biting the cement. I’ve observed him over the years bite other strange items such as white landscaping rocks and sidewalk chalk. I spoke to a reptile shop owner that said their tortoise ate drywall. It became apparent to me that they bite...
  6. E

    What exactly to feed Russian tortoise- supplements and needed nuitrition?

    Getting my Russian tortoise tomorrow!! So sorry I’m asking so many questions but I don’t want to hurt him or anything. I made a mix of Russian tortoise approved green veggies to offer him daily plus a feed in moderation food to encourage him a little in his new home over the coming weeks. I’m...
  7. A

    Lettuce with nutrient powders?

    Hey everyone, So I've had my tortoise for about 3 years so far, a wonderful adult male Russian tortoise. Our vet has confirmed his great health, which I'm glad to hear. I know that feeding lettuce to tortoises is widely looked down upon, due to the low nutrient content. I always try to get him...
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