Cocos eyes are swollen than ever!

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But someone suggested no Hay because he’s too little!!
Ok I just night him a pack of stuff from the website...

I should be getting it Tuesday or Wednesday! That should cover his fiber intake for now!!

I removed the green hide!!!

I bought him a different hide from Petsmart “screw it” I rather spend the extra bucks and get him something better than having to “play a game of finding Waldo” over and over!
 

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You can also plant seeds of grass and then when it grows you can cut it up and sprinkle over the greens.
I would love to do that but right now I don’t have the resources or the time and money for this stuff right now! So I did what I had to do! I got a combination of cactus leaf, mash mallow, nettle leaf and Ross flower coming!!
 

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How big is he?? The orchard grass hay is soft. I’ve been feeding it to mine since he was tiny. You have to soak it in water and mince it up. Mix it with the greens to get him used to it. Timothy Hay is harder and usually the tiny ones can’t eat it. Do have any other grass in your yard??
Unfortunately I live in a town home! There no yard!! 😭😭

But I have a front yard that can Potentially grow some plays for him in pots! It has a good spot where it can be in the sun and shade!
 

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They cannot eat hay easily at a young age, but they need/ need to be offered grass at all possible feeding times. If you can't find much grass, use Mazuri LS or Grassland tortoise diet pellets
I have those!!

Lord have mercy...didn’t expect so much from getting a tortoise...I can’t spend anymore at this time till I get paid!

So I’ll be giving him a little bit of this in his food if it’s suggested!
Though someone suggested to wait till they were bigger!!

Lord help me!! 🙏🙏🙏
 

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I have those!!

Lord have mercy...didn’t expect so much from getting a tortoise...I can’t spend anymore at this time till I get paid!

So I’ll be giving him a little bit of this in his food if it’s suggested!
Though someone suggested to wait till they were bigger!!

Lord help me!! 🙏🙏🙏
I give these to my baby 1-2 times a week - I moisten it until it becomes soft and mix it with the greens/veggies.
 

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The pharmacies where you can order medicine from. I order from Allivet and my vet approves the order
Tank you, you been a lot of help! I appreciate you a lot! 🙏💜💜

Ima keep doing what I can for coco!

Now that i have a new hide for him...next is probably gonna be fixing his enclosure in any other way possible when I am able!
 

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Soak those pellets and mix in with his greens. I only give about two of them a day mixed in to get mine to eat more grass. Good job on the new hide and ordering new food! Don’t forget daily soaks!!
 

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Soak those pellets and mix in with his greens. I only give about two of them a day mixed in to get mine to eat more grass. Good job on the new hide and ordering new food! Don’t forget daily soaks!!
Yes...I’ll mix in with his greens tomorrow! Thank you for this information!!

I changed his hide location and food!!
And added in the mulch! Only did half a bag because his enclosure is already at and once or two as is!!

Let me know what you all think..he still hasn’t gotten inside!! He tried eating it first 😂😂
 

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For now I’ll keep with the one hide till I can find him something safe and small “like the green one for him!”!
 

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As you all can tell, I love coco like if he was my child, “as my fiancé says” first thing I do when I wake up...is i check on coco! 💜💜

Im so dedicated for his well being my fiancé understands but I know sometimes he wonders if I am little obsessed lol 😂😂

Can’t help it though, a dream come true getting a tortoise!!
 

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Also, if I consider on getting a bigger tub, any recommendations on sizes...brand is welcome! I found a big one at Home Depot but then I was also suggested to use a bookshelf and turn it over on its back and bara bing bara bomb we have an enclosure! 😁😁

If I have to put him in a spare room to have his own...

You beat I’ll do it lol!
 

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Also, if I consider on getting a bigger tub, any recommendations on sizes...brand is welcome! I found a big one at Home Depot but then I was also suggested to use a bookshelf and turn it over on its back and bara bing bara bomb we have an enclosure! 😁😁

If I have to put him in a spare room to have his own...

You beat I’ll do it lol!
Boom*
 

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Well you need to cover it with something to keep heat and humidity inside. Use that for now while you figure out his next one. Open tops don’t work well. I’m sure you read Tom’s caresheet?
 

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Well you need to cover it with something to keep heat and humidity inside. Use that for now while you figure out his next one. Open tops don’t work well. I’m sure you read Tom’s caresheet?
Yes I have! Someone suggested to get a plastic covering to help keep his humidity and heat..so that’s my next task!

What he has now will do till I can figure out that and cost because of imma get some wood to put around to hold his lights and then out the plastic over...well...I need time and of course money..so I’m keeping my bedroom at 78-80 degrees on purpose so at night he’s not as cold!
 
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