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Calathea lancifolia - Rattlesnake Plant - Is it tortoise safe?

Discussion in 'Plant Identification' started by dmilam, Oct 9, 2019.

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  1. dmilam

    dmilam Active Member

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    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.
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    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 10 Year Member! Platinum Tortoise Club

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    If your cat or dog can eat it, it's ok for a tortoise.
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    Kapidolo Farms Well-Known Member 5 Year Member Platinum Tortoise Club Tortoise Club

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    It looks like they are safe to be in enclosures, and okay if eaten, but do you mean that or are you intending to feed them on purpose?

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