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Does my tortoise look healthy and am I doing everything ok?

Discussion in 'North American Tortoises (genus Gopherus)' started by Ciki, Jun 9, 2019.

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  1. Ciki

    Ciki New Member

    May 29, 2018
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    I'm one of those sort of people who are constantly worrying something is wrong even if Im not really doing anything wrong.. In a way, its a good thing, because it means I'll look into it.

    Here's how I care for her.

    Diet: Mazuri, (safe) weeds, endive (for when I run out of weeds)
    - She is bathed every day with warm waterfor 20-25 minutes
    - I take her outside when it isn't freakishly hot for exercise (and watch her like a hawk)
    - Humidity is normally around 70%
    - Temperature is 70-85 (cool area to warm area)
    - Enclosure size is more than 10 times her length and 5 times her width (heard that was a good measurement)
    - Bedding is cyphress mulch
    - I spray her hide a bit at night to keep it humid in there

    Edit: Oh also!! Do any of you think you could give an estimate on how old she is? She is definitely at least 6 months old.
  2. Cooper horn

    Cooper horn Member

    Dec 29, 2017
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    I say that your doing good and could you possibly send more pics of your tortoise and it’s enclosure
  3. Yvonne G

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

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    I'd say not quite a year yet.
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