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Calathea lancifolia - Rattlesnake Plant - Is it tortoise safe?


Active Member
Jul 27, 2019
Location (City and/or State)
North Texas
Does anyone know if this plant is safe for a tortoise to eat? There is a safe calathea in the tortoise table but its not this one.

I considered putting it in my tortoise enclosure but I'm not sure if its safe should they decide to eat it. Literature says it's cat and dog safe but that's about it.

Yvonne G

Old Timer
TFO Admin
10 Year Member!
Platinum Tortoise Club
Jan 23, 2008
Location (City and/or State)
Clovis, CA
If your cat or dog can eat it, it's ok for a tortoise.

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