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Hi! My name is Leo and I have a 3 year old Russian Tortoise named Jeffwey. I have had Jeffwey for almost two months. I have been obsessed with turtles for a while and finally got one. Jeffwey is really friendly and loves being pet. He is a bit of a picky eater, mainly eating collard greens and carrots.
 

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Congrats on your tortoise. He's going to need a much better diet than that though, if you want to keep him healthy. Carrots aren't good for them, and they need more than collard greens. Here is a good place to start reading:

 

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You need to feed him on a plate or flat rock so he doesn't accidentally eat the wood chips.
Also, you have to get creative and get him to eat much more than two items. They need a big variety and it's your job to find ways to trick him into eating the better stuff.
 

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Welcome to the forum
 

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You need to feed him on a plate or flat rock so he doesn't accidentally eat the wood chips.
Also, you have to get creative and get him to eat much more than two items. They need a big variety and it's your job to find ways to trick him into eating the better stuff.
I feed him on a plate sorta thing now, that was just when I first got him cause he wasn’t eating from the plate.
 

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Hi! My name is Leo and I have a 3 year old Russian Tortoise named Jeffwey. I have had Jeffwey for almost two months. I have been obsessed with turtles for a while and finally got one. Jeffwey is really friendly and loves being pet. He is a bit of a picky eater, mainly eating collard greens and carrots.
This is an adult wild caught tortoise. Much older than 3 years.

The 60 gallon tank the pet store sold you is much too small. Please read the care info for housing and diet:
 

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Welcome Leo


The face we get when the realization sets in...."that we was lied to Clem" LOL, don't let it bother you Leo, you are in a good place here with talent you wouldn't believe. Just look at who responded......



This is an adult wild caught tortoise. Much older than 3 years.

The 60 gallon tank the pet store sold you is much too small. Please read the care info for housing and diet:


I love the dinosaur-Tort and the duck! Beauty and the Beast?

good luck,

jeff
 

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