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    What do ya think?

    What's all this about grinding beaks? My Desert Tort has never had such a thing. He eats lawn and romaine. Lately he's been a real pig.
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    Beginner Tortoise help.

    I live in Sacramento too. I have a desert tortoise.
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    Tortoise worries

    That's good thinking...about the heat. It's so hot here. Nights aren't too hot....maybe dip a little into the 60's at the lowest.
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    Tortoise worries

    That's reassuring that he will heat when he gets hungry enough. I hope you are right.
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    Tortoise worries

    I keep offering roses and leaves and he walks right over them.
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    Tortoise worries

    I think he ate my Mom's lawn (which had a lot of weeds) when we weren't looking. But we moved him to our home where he doesn't seem to like our lawn (which has no weeds). No poops for weeks. I bought timothy hay and those tortoise pellets and hand feed him those snuck into romaine folds. He...
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    Tortoise worries

    It is such a relief to hear someone has my same woes. THANK YOU.
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    Tortoise worries

    Thank you for your comments. I will try the cutting and mixing. Getting him to eat by himself will be difficult as he only eats if I HAND FEED him. What a spoiled boy! I snuck 20 soaked Mazuri LS pellets between his romaine folds the other day and he was only wise to it when he could SEE the...
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    Tortoise worries

    I've had a desert tortoise for 10 years but I'm worried about him because all he eats is romaine lettuce and only if I hand feed him. He doesn't seem to like our lawn anymore. We moved him from my mom's house to ours a month ago. But I noticed he was not consuming much grass there either. It's...
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