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dmmj

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The bigger problem is the oxylates that bind calcium.
 

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I’ve heard that spinach is bad for tortoises, and that it could cause kidney stones, Is that true?
NO. there is not even one recorder instance of any -lith or stone in the liquid waste system of any tortoise ever.

That said Variety is the key, wide variety of greens offered. It's not of value towards that end of variety to remove spinach from spring mix, but to the same end, a diet with all spinach is not variety.

look here https://tortoiseforum.org/threads/oxalates.176033/#post-1747901
 

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We have something looking very much like spinach here in Jamaica, I think it is a kind of "wild" spinach and we call it callaloo. I sometimes give it to my green iguanas and to the redfoots as well. They certainly like it.
 
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