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African Spurred Tortoise changing color around mouth

Discussion in 'Sulcata tortoises' started by Fitzran, Nov 11, 2015.

  1. Fitzran

    Fitzran New Member

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    My daughter brought home an African Spurred Tortoise about 3 weeks ago. It has the light and heat lamp, gets a water soak couple of times a week and eats 2x's daily. Here's my problem, currently I'm having to care for it, this evening around its mouth has started changing color, a light black color is the best I can describe it. I've searched everywhere and found you all. So far I've found no explanation. Can anyone help? Your assistance greatly appreciated.
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    You'll need to soak that baby everyday. As for the mouth, it's just stained from all of the greens being eaten completely normal
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    Whew, thank you. I'll soak her now.
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