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Opuntia

Discussion in 'Tortoise Diet and Food' started by jsheffield, Dec 5, 2018.

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  1. LisaFromMaranaAz

    LisaFromMaranaAz New Member

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    Shoot...hit me up. I will be happy to give you some for free! I will even get some with roots and ship them to you. Let me know. Also I work in the garden center at Lowes and have extensive knowledge in succulents and native sonoran desert plants. Good luck with the opuntia!
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    jsheffield Well-Known Member Platinum Tortoise Club Tortoise Club

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    I may take you up on that when the weather warms up again.

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    Our Tooter will not eat them at all we have access to them in the neighbors yard, the various hispanic markets everywhere but he is so picky! I also chopped up some carrot tops and he very carefully ate everything except for every little piece of them. He won’t eat Mazuri either, ugh. Luckily it’s usually sunny here and he grazes on weeds and grass for hours.
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    I planted in regular soil no sand no problem
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    My opuntia is starting to show signs of new growth!

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    Wow! Good job.
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    Agreed, good job!
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