sick baby sulcata

  1. ashleymiller28

    Young Sulcata has URI, should I bring her to the vet?

    Hello, about a month ago I took my sulcata to the vet and she prescribed her ciprofloxacin to be taken orally every other day over the course of two weeks. As my tortoise finished up her medicine, she began to go back to normal (being very active, eating and going to the bathroom regularly)...
  2. ashleymiller28

    Baby sulcata lethargic and barely eating

    Hello, I am extremely worried while typing this. The past few days my 9month old sulcata tortoise has been extremely lethargic when she is usually very active and eating twice a day. I have only been able to get her to take a few bites of pure pumpkin but nothing more each day. Basking temps are...
  3. N

    HELP PLEASE (yellow bumps)

    I recently purchased two Sulcata Hatchlings from tortstork. I had them in the same closed chamber they had flukers reptibark as there substrate the temps and humidity was all good. I would take both out for there uvb for an hour each day but I started to recognize one was getting bullied...
  4. G

    I think my turtle is sick Help please

    Hello I have a baby sulcata tortoise, He’s about 2 months old now. Lately he’s been acting very lethargic, barley eating, sleeping a ton. Also his shell has went from like a light green to a darker green. About a week ago or so he had bubbles coming out of his nose but they were clear. As of now...
  5. TortyMomma

    🅿︎🅻🅴🅰︎🆂🅴 🅷🅴🅻🅿︎ advice (small for age)

    I am so upset. In September, I adopted a baby sulcata and my bffs parents adopted two babies. One passed away early on but I just thought it got sick or was failure to thrive. I haven’t seen their other one because whenever I went over they had it in the back room. Meanwhile, mine has gotten...
  6. M

    My baby sulcatas throat is swollen n pulsing

    The other day i was letting my baby sulcata roam around outside n when i picked her up i noticed she was getting red around her neck. i waited a bit n the redness went away. This morning i noticed it looks like if her neck is pulsing or if she’s having trouble breathing almost? i have another...
  7. S

    Help! Sulcata hatchling squeaking, not eating

    I was given a Sulcata hatchling Sunday evening (12/29). Just the baby, no lights or any materials to help keep her alive. I went to a local exotic pet store first thing in the morning to buy as much as I could to house her, and I bought more online that should be arriving Friday (1/3). I'm doing...
  8. Koopaa

    Impulse bought baby sulcatas, what can I do for them?

    I am currently taking care of my friend's two baby sulcatas. I have done a lot of research to make sure I take care of them correctly however upon doing all this research I realize my friend has been raising them very very wrong and he won't listen to me. I feel bad for these babies because they...
  9. Kingsley7

    Abscess on Baby Sulcata?

    Hi Everyone, I have been dealing with quite an anomaly for the past few months with my 7 month old HET for ivory sulcata. I purchased him from Randy at tort Stork in December and noticed in late January a slight bump under his right eye on his cheek. We concluded it was probably an irritation or...
  10. D

    Sick sulcata

    hi guys! My name is Danielle and I’m new to the forum! I have two 5 month old baby sulcatas that I love dearly! However, one of them is sick! Leonard has been very lethargic lately, he hasn’t been eating, even rejected strawberries. His eyes are now shut and the sides of his shell are starting...
  11. Jenna kamenski

    Trooper update - vet scheduled for today! Medicine questions

    Trooper now has an appt today at 4:30! Everyone please send good vibes to him! Other then not letting the vet give the vitamin shots, anything else I should be weary about or concerned about?? I've never taken a tortoise to a vet before so I'm not really sure what to expect or be weary of...
  12. Jenna kamenski

    Sick baby sulcata - time for vet

    trooper is still sick...not eating and only moving around a little bit He becomes a bit more active after I give him warm soaks...from reading on here I've done warm water with carrot baby food...since he's not eating is this a decent way for him to get some type of nutrients?? Is there...
  13. M

    Please help me

    Just a week ago, i got a sulcata tortoise. He is a month old. When i got him from the breeder, he was lethargic and seemed like he had no life in him, at the time i figured he was just adapting to his new enviroment. He's got a great set up, a large shallow pool, cool hide, moist hide and warmer...
  14. Jenna kamenski

    Sick baby sulcata?? Please help!!

    Hi all This is jenna and I believe my baby sulcata might be sick...I'm hoping I can get some help, especially since there isn't any reptile vets available in my area...I live in Greenville sc...I've been reading on these threads ever since we got trooper and I knew this was the place to go...
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