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Soaking in tap water

Discussion in 'Marginated tortoises' started by SA_MargTort, Sep 17, 2018.

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  1. SA_MargTort

    SA_MargTort New Member

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    Is it okay to soak hatchlings in warm tap water or should the water be distilled or RO?
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    Blake m Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    I use tap water. These guys live a long time even after drinking muck water.
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    Tom The Dog Trainer 5 Year Member Platinum Tortoise Club

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    If the tap is safe for you to drink, it is safe for the tortoise. Distilled and RO should not be used in any case, because the tortoises need the minerals.
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    I second Tom’s comment.
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    JoesMum Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    And me. If the water is safe for you then it is safe for your tort
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