eating problem

  1. E

    Update on Blastoise (need feeding tips)

    Hey there guys, So, obviously it's been a few weeks, we have made changes to his enclosure and overall he's seeming a lot healthier, his eyes look less sunken, his skin looks less dry, and his plastron has even hardened a bit. As well as this his egg tooth is now gone. However it is quite...
  2. Thebubster

    Extremely worried

    I've had bubby ( a little male russian) for a year and a half now and I've only seen him drink water once and never again idk if that's helpful at all. He also randomly doesn't eat for a few days but it only lasts about 4 days this time it's been about 7 days he hasn't pooped either only urates...
  3. L

    She ate toxic plants?!

    Hi! I'm desperate for help please! I have a sonoran desert tortoise of about 6 years old, she's been eating this plants outside for a few months and she's been doing fine she loves them, an older woman recommend I give them to her like she did to her tortoises, but recently my tortoise keeps...
  4. TGDOrestes

    HELP! My baby Hermann's (around 8 months old) hasn't been eating much and sleeps very early!

    For the past weeks my baby Hermann's tortoise has been going to sleep at around 4-5 p.m, even if the lights are still on! He also eats less than he used to, and after a few bites he ignores the food and just continues walking. I haven't changed anything in his lighting/heating/uvb or his other...
  5. akcoff

    Baby Sulcata Tortoise eating issues.

    Hello! I'm a new owner to a baby sulcata tortoise. He is about 3 to 4 inches and is a very adventurous lil dude. I recieved him via overnight mail from lllreptile.com. I have a 40 gallon tub with coconut shaving substrate, a proper hide with sphagnum moss for humidity, a shallow water dish, and...
  6. yongsaurus

    Eating Habits

    Hello, what can I do if my tortoise refuse to eat anything unless its cooked ? i give her as many different vegetables as i can. but she refuses to eat them unless i boil them to soften them up. for example she loves carrots, when i just give it to her raw she just spits them back out. but if...
  7. A

    My leopard baby seems not digesting

    I've had a tough time with this leopard baby. First of all, it was my fault did not prepare enough for it. I went on a 3-week trip without having time to set up the heating equipment for it, so I put it along with another leopard 3 months older than it. Being bullied, it reduced appetite and...
  8. C

    Overwintering Large Sulcata

    Hello, I’ve been lurking on this forum for the last few months and been trying to take everyone’s advice into consideration but now I need some more specific help. This past fall I adopted/rescued a large Sulcata that had been found walking down the side of the highway. His owners could not be...
  9. Animalis

    Marginated baby will not eat

    Hi, we found a baby 6cm Marginated Tortoise hurt, holes all over his body and took him home.He is fine, active,not afraid of us,three days now with us..but will not eat.We are in Greece, the weather is not cold yet, I give lettuce and a variety of sprouts I find outside..no eating.Is that...
  10. S

    Leopard Tortoise Hatchling Won’t Eat

    Hello everyone, I have a 7-8 month old hatchling leopard tortoise who has progressively lethargic over the past 3 weeks. He lives in an open top container that is 95F/40% humidity on the warm side and 80F/60% humidity on the cool side. The temperature is around 75F at night. He has a 10.0 UVB...
  11. S

    My Tortoise won't eat but is very active. Please help

    Hello everyone! I am hoping I can get some answers here. I have been trying to get answers from a tortoise group on Facebook but I got more people arguing than answers.. I have a female russian tortoise and have had her for almost a year now. I have never had an issue with her until now. She...
  12. aztortuga

    How long can a 1.5 inch sulcata not eat?

    We are on day 8 of trying to rescue the little sulcata. Twice daily carrot baths for the last 6 days. Temps 80-85 degrees since day 3, plus over 70% humidity, fresh food available twice per day.Training to keep 80% humidity, but today we went to 90% nd now its 70%. Coco coir substrate. Opened...
  13. M

    Russian Tortoise not eating

    Hello! I have a russian tortoise that is approximately 3 years old. We recently got her July 1, 2018. We used to take her outside for walks when it was warm out. Now we are in the fall and it is too cold for her. She is kept indoors. Last week she started eating less and burrowing. We would...
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    [HELP] Injured Tortoise

    Hello everyone. My family found an injured small tortoise on the side of the road (rural area) probably got hit by a car in Sunday 10 June The first thing they did after bringing it home is apply AUREOMYCINE 1% on ALL the injured parts. -After 1 or 2 days I applied Iodine to all the injured...
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