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Self Soaking

Discussion in 'Sulcata tortoises' started by Kristy1970, Sep 22, 2018.

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  1. Kristy1970

    Kristy1970 Well-Known Member

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    Wish I got a picture but for 3 days in a row now, my husband found Daisy yoga soaking in her big terra-cotta water dish, she drug her cuttlebone with her in the water, was eating it and then took a giant [emoji90] poop in her water! Do y’all think I need to trash the cuttlebone? I rinsed it off good and soaked it in clean water.
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    It’s not letting me post pictures ☹️
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    Ok I’m sitting outside in her enclosure and she is circling me me like a vulture. After my toes, they are painted!
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    I'd toss the cuttlebone IMHO
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    I get the idea of tossing the cuttle bone, but also consider many tortoises eat their own and others' poop, so dry it in the sun, like how it was 'cured' in the first place and leave your tortoise with it.

    They all poop in the water. That's the bain of tortoise keeping.
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    She is an eating, pooping machine! She poops also in her intentional soaks I give her! Talk about full of chit [emoji23]
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    I keep getting an error, not letting me post pictures
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    I personally would toss the cuttlebone but I am a bit OCD like that. Otherwise give it a good wash, really good rinse (repeated) and let it bake in the sun for a day. After all, as Will said, they eat their own poop ...lol ❤️
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