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Discussion in 'Indian Star and Burmese Star tortoises' started by Dan, Jul 13, 2015.

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    Looking good Dan
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    Really adorable and look great!
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    Do you mean Ken didn't give you any husbandry pointers? I think he weighs his animals monthly too, BUT, he also weighs the poop and then does his calculations and deductions to see the actual percentage on non poop weight growth and then divides by 2 to come out with the answer. lol
    I have known Ken for years, love him like a brother and always bust his chops about his OCD ways, but that's what makes him the best.
    He is probably feeding, soaking, or weighing and marking eggs as we speak. :)
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    Lol!! My bud Scott knows me WAY too well!! Hey Scott , I was measuring the eggs this time! Lol!
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    They are looking really good Dan.
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    153, 162, 204 grams. 9 months-ish. image.jpeg
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    About double their September weights, as I look back to the status update for that period. I'm still amazed by how much food vanishes over the course of a day.
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    Under more natural light.
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    June 2015 and today. They're way too big to soak in that red tub now!
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    I too am really amazed at how much these tortoises eat! I feed mine just over 10% of their body weight each day - and it all disappears!

    Beautiful Burmese, Dan! Obviously a great job with them!
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    ...I am amazed at what one tiny Hermann's can put away. I swear I put in enough to feed 10 tiny Hermanns', but every time I come back to check on breakfast, there are only little green crumbs left.
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    Had these a couple werks shy of a year and have seen them grow from 34-260, 37-280, 40-340 grams, respectively. image.jpeg
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    Great job Dan, mine are growing at a similar rate to yours.
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    Now up to 340, 411, and 499g as of this afternoon. Second largest one is flashing on the reg now smh. As a whole they seem to really enjoy warm temps and will bound out of their hide to be sprayed. image.jpeg
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    Just being rambunctious or time to separate? All three of these clamber all over each other or huddle under the heat lamp often. They seem to love it hot! Pictured are the confirmed male atop a suspected female. image.jpeg
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    Man, don't my babies grow quick!! Great job!
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