baby leopard tortoise eating too much?

Cpm1992

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Hey guys!
I feed my tortoise a handful of mixed leaves a say and he eats it within a couple of hours!
Am I feeding him too much?
 

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Well it's always hard to judge how much one handful is, because we don't all have the same size hands. ;) If he is eating it within a couple of hours, I would say no, you are not feeding him too much. I might even suggest you might want to up the amount you are feeding him.
 

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I agree. I always feed enough so there is a little left over the next day
In the wild they graze morn then just once a day
 

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Same as me Wellington! I put enough so I'm always clearing what's left the following day :)
 

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As long as you are providing a nice, large enclosure for the baby to walk around in and get exercise then you're not feeding him too much. Put the feeding station way at the other end of the sleeping site so he has a long walk in the morning to get his food. Then give him enough food that there's always some left over.
 

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I prefer to let them free feed and eat as much as they want of the right foods, and if they are housed in the right conditions.
 

Cpm1992

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Thats amazing everyone thanks I feel relieved I was panicking a little!
What a great forum! :)
 

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