Do sulcutas fart?

Jan A

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I think this was debated at one point but I can’t find it. When it’s spa time and I put the sully in his bath, bubbles come up followed by a rude stench. Is it just air trapped under his carapace or is he farting?
Seriously? I think if humans can fart in water, so can torts. But I still don't have a tort so I can't confirm. Either Chef or Chubbs will be right on it & get back to you.
 

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Seriously? I think if humans can fart in water, so can torts. But I still don't have a tort so I can't confirm. Either Chef or Chubbs will be right on it & get back to you.
Yes seriously! When helping plan his escape and everyone was giving reasons not to get a sully, not one person mentioned the farting! Or did Maggie say something about that? Hmmm I can’t remember now.
 

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Yes seriously! When helping plan his escape and everyone was giving reasons not to get a sully, not one person mentioned the farting! Or did Maggie say something about that? Hmmm I can’t remember now.
Maggie will know if Chef or Chubbs don't. I think Chubbs farts???? Did you also look under passes wind??
 

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My sully does the exact same thing. He moves from side to side in the bath and all manner of strange sounds emanate! It usually precedes a poop so I assumed it was a tortoise fart. I also use a soft bristled dustpan brush on his shell in the bath and he sort of wriggles his shell from side to side and then lifts his leg and let's out a load of poop. I use a cut up pepsi bottle to scoop the floating poop out so he can enjoy his bath for longer. But to answer your question, I think it is farting.
 

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My sully does the exact same thing. He moves from side to side in the bath and all manner of strange sounds emanate! It usually precedes a poop so I assumed it was a tortoise fart. I also use a soft bristled dustpan brush on his shell in the bath and he sort of wriggles his shell from side to side and then lifts his leg and let's out a load of poop. I use a cut up pepsi bottle to scoop the floating poop out so he can enjoy his bath for longer. But to answer your question, I think it is farting.
That’s so funny, thanks! Mine just lowers all the hydraulics and smooshes down, it looks like he’s flying.
 

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That’s so funny, thanks! Mine just lowers all the hydraulics and smooshes down, it looks like he’s flying.
My sully does the exact same thing. He moves from side to side in the bath and all manner of strange sounds emanate! It usually precedes a poop so I assumed it was a tortoise fart. I also use a soft bristled dustpan brush on his shell in the bath and he sort of wriggles his shell from side to side and then lifts his leg and let's out a load of poop. I use a cut up pepsi bottle to scoop the floating poop out so he can enjoy his bath for longer. But to answer your question, I think it is farting.
Flying and self propelling
 

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I think this was debated at one point but I can’t find it. When it’s spa time and I put the sully in his bath, bubbles come up followed by a rude stench. Is it just air trapped under his carapace or is he farting?
I’m positive my Noodle farted on me then pooped on me last weekend. Lmao
 
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