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Growth chart of a slow growing sulcata (Sully Gaïa)

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  1. Reptilony

    Reptilony Well-Known Member

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    Im just posting my sheet here. Also some people like to have a reference to compare. Keep in mind this is not a normal growth for a healthy sulcata!
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    Mine is 2 years old and 206 grams. I keep him healthy, and give him fresh food.
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    It could be the way our babies have been started by the breeder, something at some point must have not been ideal.
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    Mizcreant Well-Known Member Tortoise Club

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    Perhaps it's that cold Canadian air. lol :p

    At least they are getting heavier, albeit slowly. Do you measure the carapace from time to time? Any noticeable increase in shell length?
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    Her thermostat is set to 85 and I only let her out on hot days. No I don’t mesure length at all but I do see it’s increasing from the pictures on the scale, here’s the link! Sully Gaïa
    https://tortoiseforum.org/index.php?threads/Sully-Gaïa.168311/
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    Mizcreant Well-Known Member Tortoise Club

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    Cute!
    Cute! I was just kidding about the cold air.
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    Wow crazy weight gain this month!! IMG_0152.jpg
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    To @Reptilony and @Yoda the tortoise, I don’t think you have anything to worry about with your sulcatas, aslong as they are growing slowly and eating.
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