noted that Tom and could agree more with you. I think my little guy got sufficient diet from hibiscus leaves & flower, grasses, weeds, rose leaves, occasionally lettuce, cactus, pumpkin and at least 3-4 times a week got morning sunrise.If the tortoise got a decent diet ad some occasional sunshine, then MBD is very unlikely.
The person probably thinks that because of the because of the soft plastron which is symptomatic of systemic failure brought on by kidney failure which is brought on by early dehydration.
most of them here have their own knowledge with torto which probably quite different with the knowledge shared in this forum. some of them even thought that the "pyramiding" shape are cool.