Is it okay if I skip giving my Tortoise greens 2 days a week to feed him pellets instead?

Rocky219

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I have a 3-4 year old Hermann Tortoise. I feed him Mazuri pellets twice a week. I just want to check if it is okay that I skip giving him greens 2 days a week. If not should i give him pellets earlier in the day and greens later in the day?
 

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A better way and probably cheaper way is to mix the mazuri with some greens. You can use less mazuri by smearing it on the greens.
But yes, what you are asking is just fine.
 

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A better way and probably cheaper way is to mix the mazuri with some greens. You can use less mazuri by smearing it on the greens.
But yes, what you are asking is just fine.
Oh ok thanks. I would mix them in but I have to drench the pellets in water and I don't think he likes it when the greens are too wet.
 

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Oh ok thanks. I would mix them in but I have to drench the pellets in water and I don't think he likes it when the greens are too wet.
You soak the mazuri until soft. Then take a small amount and smear it on the greens. The extra water on the greens just helps to hydrate. He will get over it being wet.
 
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