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How fast do Desert Tortoises grow?

Discussion in 'North American Tortoises (genus Gopherus)' started by Felicia Broschart, Nov 29, 2017.

  1. Felicia Broschart

    Felicia Broschart New Member

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    Just weighed my babies yesterday. They are around 40 grams. One poster told me I should soak them daily until they reached 100 grams. Just curious how long that takes. They are hearty little eaters. Seems like they want food non-stop!

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    Hello! I have 2 texas torts and they grow pretty slow.

    How old are your babies? I know that desert torts are bigger than texas tortoises, so they might reach the 100 grams mark at around 6 months?
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