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i have a few tortoises.
Last Month i rescued a greek tortoise.
he doesnt Drinks at all. His previous owner kept him without water and fed him only lettuce...... hes aprox 15 years old.
Can tortoises forget what water is?
I soak him daily but he doesnt drinks...
I make his food very wet but...
We had a storm yesterday so i had to bring sully inside. forgot that theres catfood on the floor.. he ate one bowl is this going to be a Problem? His normal diet is grass 90% grasses 5% and cactus and salad 5 % hes 20 in lenght
A few months ago I ordered a pvc enclosure that I wanted for baby tortoises
And yesterday it came
I installed a Arcadia t5 uvb tube 12%
And I installed two radiant heat panels also
Now i get a reading of 99f on the side with the heatpanels at shell level and on the other side 94f. At night it...
It's a shame that studies about the long-term effects don't exist or are super rare.
my personal opinion is that those pellets add a great variety and vitamins we maybe miss by only giving them foods we have around
If u dont overdue it u won't harm ur tortoise
It's like us all the time the...
The ivy it ate is said to be toxic to humans and mammals
But i cant find any article about tortoises and effects of common ivy however my sulcata is doing great so it didn't do any harm but I removed the plant completely
my sulcata bit of a bit of an ivy leaf (size of her mouth)... I was fast enough to stop her before she could eat more my question would be can this harm her badly? What can i expect? It happened 20 minutes ago so far no signs in behavior change
Hello u got some beautiful tortoises wow!
I'm wondering did u seal the wood enclosure with something to waterproof it due to high humidity or did u just left it untouched?
And what's ur opinion right now on ur wood enclosures was it a good idea? Or where there problems with the wood like mold?
Hello I just wanted to say that since I found this forum my tortoise husbandry got a million times better my sully's are growing like crazy
The app is really good and easy to navigate through
Thx for all the help and thx for all u members cause u make the forum what it is a beautiful place...
Thank u very much for ur answers [emoji1] I'm gonna make a smaller enclosure then first and when they grow increase it to more space thx for the idea with the different areas for lawn maintenance definitely gonna try to let that grass recover but that gonna be in the future but i cant wait to...
I Got 5 sulcata tortoises all from the same hatch why should they not live in pairs ? I have them currently all inside in a family plastic pool from intex they seem to enjoy that they are together... the breeder I got them from said better to get a little group