I grow several types of aloe in their habitat. I saw one take a nibble once. Otherwise get some Sedum varieties succulents. They Mack that like crazy. Also pansies and sweet alyssumI read online that russian tortoises can have aloe vera but I just wanted to come here and see if anyone here has actually given aloe vera to a Russian tortoise and make sure nobody has had any bad experiences giving a Russian tort aloe vera.