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Soaking the African spurred?

Discussion in 'Sulcata tortoises' started by Miapizzariaa, Jun 12, 2018.

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  1. Miapizzariaa

    Miapizzariaa New Member

    Jun 12, 2018
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    So I just got a new tortoise, I'm new to everything and the responsibility, but I'm trying everything, I read that your only suppose to soak the babies 3 days a week, is this true? Can I soak ( Mary jane) everyday? How long should I do it? Does the water have to be warm? Do I use a soft toothbrush to clean (Mary Jane)?
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    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 10 Year Member! Platinum Tortoise Club

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    I soak babies daily for about 15 minutes in warm water. Yes, you can gently scrub dirt off the shell with a toothbrush. I
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