Many local plant and garden shops will have it, this may be a tad more expensive but you can pick the fineness a bit better.
You can order ZooMed Labs Reptibark from Amazon fairly cheaply and it's middle of the road, good for adult tortoises.
Helps with hydration. I have yet to see my tortoise actually voluntarily drink in the years I have owned him, as the previous owner only offered lettuce and no water, so daily soaks are a must for us. Also, I soak him in the morning which helps him get up to active temp and stimulates his appetite.
Wow that sounds like a lot of work. Peat holds moisture fairly well, could be it is retaining too much moisture between humidifying? Have you considered fine grade orchid bark? I switched to this and find it worked well for me.
My heart goes out to you, and I feel your pain on this one, as my experience with non herp vets has been poor.
Regular vets often lack the specialized knowledge of care required to diagnose and treat tortoise species, as their training is "mammal centric" and reptiles are (here in Canada at...
We have really enjoyed how green it was this year and all the bountiful things we could add to the tort diet. Things will get a little trickier in the winter but we just got a big Oputina cactus to help with some variety. Hope yall are well.
In case you wondered if your tortoise gets bored of the same old setup, you might be right.
Changing up decor and feeding locations will help enhance natural habits and conditions and keep your tortoise exploring and grazing.
"The tortoise learned to perform reliably above chance...