I noticed some poop stuck to my little one’s belly. I wiped clean and dried and noticed the underside has some divots. I assumed she had black markings on her belly but was that wrong? Should it be all one color and smooth? Thanks in advance.
Let me start off, I’m definitely changing my little’s ones name to Miss Piggy. She always eats ALL of her food and keeps coming back to the feeding stone looking for more.
Initially I was told to feed her:
- Greens in a pile the size of her shell every day
- Fruit the size of her head once...
Okay, I switched out the lights and plants and built a cover.
Do I have to worry about the humidity if i soak her in the morning?
Any other advice on my set up or for a new tortoise owner always appreciated.
Ok, I made some progress... Per the great advice, i added some plants and made a plexiglass lid. I stopped using the coil light and ordered a t5 hood lamp. The ceramic heat bulb will arrive tomorrow and i’ll switch out then.
I soaked her in warm water, tried to feed her but she moved her...
Help please. 3 days ago, I became a new proud owner of a tortoise. Long story short, i didn’t do enough research and i thought i could add “Tortellini” to my chicken run. I live in NW Illinois. Shortly after bringing her home I was informed she’s too small to last outdoors. i had to quickly...