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Gastroliths?Geophagy?

Taking wing

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I noticed My 4yo female Leo eating some rocks so I moved her back onto a rockless area. Next day she pooped out quite a few. Mostly small but a couple dime size pebbles. I know it's not in heard of but I'm curious is this an often occurence for other keepers? Has any one had issues with impaction? I'll add that she has a very varied diet and access to cuttle bone so I dont suspect lack of nutrients is a thing although I'm open to being wrong.
 

Yvonne G

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Buy and use a product called Miner-all, mfg'd by Sticky Tongue Farms. It provides the minerals tortoises are looking for when they eat substrate or rocks.
 
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