I'm a new owner of a Russian tortoise. I am concerned about the shell forming his underside. I noticed almost like splitting and a piece of the actual shell came off near his arm. Any idea what is causing this and should I be concerned?
Thank you, we actually bought him from someone else so we're not sure where he came from originally. Is he gonna be ok?Hello and welcome.
Did you buy him at Petco or Petsmart? Those guys sell imported wild caught tortoises. Looks like you are seeing the effects of something that happened long ago.
Pet stores tend to give out the wrong info and sell the wrong products. Here is the right info:
Thank you, we actually bought him from someone else so we're not sure where he came from originally. Is he gonna be ok?
First off, i think your russian is gorgeous!
I agree with Tom but I'm also curious about how much you feed him and does he have regular access to multivitamin supplements and sunshine