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Is there an easy grazing plant for me to lay seed down?

Discussion in 'Sulcata tortoises' started by rowsdower, May 22, 2019.

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  1. rowsdower

    rowsdower New Member

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    I built a backyard enclosure for an aviary, rescue tortoise. I know they eat a lot, and i'm finding new ways of getting cheap food, but i'd like to offset the cost even more and find some seed or weed he can graze on when it's not feeding time. Something that's cheap and i can throw seed down every day and just let them pop up all over the place, bonus point if they don't spread a ton so i don't get overtaken by weeds.
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    Hhhhmmm. In Phoenix. What weeds grow well thete? I have a bag or teo of dandelion i can sell you cheap! Weeds, grass, and tortoise supply has grass/weeds too.

    Here is Tort Supply link

    https://www.tortoisesupply.com/DryBrowsingMix
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    Tom The Dog Trainer 5 Year Member Platinum Tortoise Club

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    Just know that anything you put into the enclosure will be trampled or eaten before it can grow. You might want to grow some in some separate areas to be able to cut and feed to him.
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    dmmj The member formerly known as captain awesome Moderator 10 Year Member!

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    The tortoise supply seed is pretty good & lots of people like it. Grow some in the enclosure & plant a patch of it as well (if you have the room).
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