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    Making concerning noises

    If I wake him up suddenly at night he seems to not be able to breathe very well for awhile after. In the beginning he never made this weird hiccup/loud internal body adjusting type noise, it first happened maybe a couple years ago. I'd hear it rarely, it'd be at least weeks or months in between...
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    Making concerning noises

    If I wake him up suddenly at night he seems to not be able to breathe very well for awhile after. In the beginning he never made this weird hiccup/loud internal body adjusting type noise, it first happened maybe a couple years ago. I'd only hear it rarely
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    Making concerning noises

    Yes we live in Wa State on the west side. His house is a shed outside that has a doggy door to a fenced-in lawn area. I have a MVB lamp and a 44 florescent tube from reptilesun. Daytime temp is mid 80s and night time temps im not as sure maybe 70s.
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    Making concerning noises

    Hi I have a 8 and 1/2 year old sulcata named Razie and I have been concerned about a respiratory issue for awhile now. I have gone to 3 different vets over the course of his lifetime with the respiratory issues seeming to come and go. The first vet was honest about not knowing much about...
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    Are clear gelatin capsules ok for sulcata?

    I have read others have kept their tortoises overnight at much colder temps.... and theyre doing ok? Thank you for the advice on the cold room. My thermometer is on the floor. Do u advise keeping a shed warmer that mid 80s if it is not 80 degrees outside. I am curious about the gel capsules...
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    Are clear gelatin capsules ok for sulcata?

    I had asked the vet how he got sick in the first place and how i could prevent it in the future to which her only answer was it was because he was stressed. Sometimes his shed will be in the mid 60s at night which I try not to let happen but it has. A fluctuation less than 20 degrees with highs...
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    Are clear gelatin capsules ok for sulcata?

    Its for a respiratory infection. I figured itd be the best place to hide the medicine. Its flavored strawberry but he doesnt seem to like it.
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    Are clear gelatin capsules ok for sulcata?

    Hi, Razie has been prescribed Marbofloxacin 6.5ml every other day. Its dose 3 and he is now suspicious of the fruit I bring him and he will not eat it if he smells the medicine. I have tried poking holes in fruit with a straw to put the medicine in. I was wondering if I could put the medicine...
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    Best City/Climate to raise a Sulcata

    How do you plan out how many plants you should need for your tortoises? Is there a number that could be deemed as too little or maybe overkill?
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    Best City/Climate to raise a Sulcata

    Thanks so much for all your wonderful replies everyone!! I didn't expect to get so many responses and I'm so grateful for that (-: I expected it to be one of the more southern states!
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    Best City/Climate to raise a Sulcata

    Hi you guys! So this is my first post on this site, after stalking it for years (; I have a 3 year old Sulcata named Raspberry (nickname is Razie) and I love her to the moon and back. I am thinking about moving because the climate where we live now is not at all the best for a Sulcata. So I...
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