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Too much calcium?

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katelyn0974

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I have heard that you can give your turtle too much calcium, is this true? My EBT's are a couple months old and are about 2 inches long. I put meal worms in gut loading formula before feeding them to my turtles. They get about 4 a day. Too much? Not enough? Thanks!
 

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I don't really pay attention to that sort of thing, but if I'm remembering correctly, you can't overdo the calcium, but you CAN overdo the vitamin d3.
 

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emysemys said:
I don't really pay attention to that sort of thing, but if I'm remembering correctly, you can't overdo the calcium, but you CAN overdo the vitamin d3.
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Actually you can over dose both hypercalcimia is too high a blood calcium level. Though the most common cause is insufficient d3 which is usually tied to lack of UVB exposure. Though it can also happen with over supplementation
 

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Saloli said:
Actually you can over dose both hypercalcimia is too high a blood calcium level. Though the most common cause is insufficient d3 which is usually tied to lack of UVB exposure. Though it can also happen with over supplementation
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