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Joan, My grandsons tortoise has not been eating much if

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Hi Joan,
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: My grandsons tortoise has not been eating much if anything the past 4-5 days. Just checked on him again and he was trying to bury himself in the aquarium.
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Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Reptile
Expert:  Joan replied 7 months ago.


Thank-you for requesting me. I have been a Vet tech for 30+ years with special interest in reptiles.

Can you tell me what type of tortoise?

Where housed?



UVB light, how old, linear tube or coil, strength and brand?

How old is the tortoise?

Any runny nose?