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Prickly pear cactus

Discussion in 'Tortoise Diet and Food' started by xMario, Feb 2, 2019.

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  1. xMario

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    Hello I just bought prickly pear cactus in a garden store. I removed all the old dirt and planted it in with pesticide free garden dirt
    Now my question would be when can I safely feed it to my sulcata ?
    And should I after I waited only feed new growth ?
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    I would let it grow and just break off and feed the new pads. Pinching and feeding the new singular pads...”should” encourage additional pad growth.

    Good luck.
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    I would wait 6 months just to be sure
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    Thank u
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