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My baby sulcata isnt eating,moving, or opening eyes. When I
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Joan
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I have a Sulcata tortoise around 45 lbs. He's doing great
Second Opinion] I have a Sulcata tortoise around 45 lbs. He's doing great but I've noticed he seems to have a little trouble getting his head out and over the 'horn' of his shell. Is this anything to … read more
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Joan
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Are you familiar with sulcata tortoise? I think they have
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Anna
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Bought Russian Tortoise 4 days ago and he still hasn't eaten. He has his basking and uv light, i give him carrots, spinach, grapes all sprinkled with either multivitamin or calcium. … read more
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Anna
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My Sulcata has had diarrhea for 2 days now he's about
My Sulcata has had diarrhea for 2 days now he's about 8months old … read more
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Joan
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We have a baby sulcata tortoise( 3 months old maybe?) He has
Hi, we have a baby sulcata tortoise( 3 months old maybe?) He has been very active every day, eats right away, poops every time we soak him. In the past 2 days he has gone lethargic, he doesn't seem to… read more
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Joan
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there doc, my 1 yr.old sulcata has been sick lately. About
Hi there doc, my 1 yr.old sulcata has been sick lately. About a week or so ago she would retract her legs and sneeze. or at least I think she was sneezing. She did it maybe 6 times. I heard her this e… read more
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Joan
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my female sulcata tortoise is emiting some white gooey stuff
my female sulcata tortoise is emiting some white gooey stuff from her backside, she is only 5 months old, what is it?… read more
Joan
Joan
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I have a 20 year old 120-150 lb sulcata who lives in a dog
I have a 20 year old 120-150 lb sulcata who lives in a dog house outside. It has a pig heating pad. It is becoming less vigorous last couple months, eating less and for a week about a month ago i noti… read more
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Dr. Taus
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Someone dropped a tortoise off at my sisters work today &
Someone dropped a tortoise off at my sister's work today & she called me to come get it, since I already have a Russian Tortoise and "know how to take care of them". I know what MY tortoise needs on a… read more
Joan
Joan
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My three year old aldabra tortoise is not eating much... he
My three year old aldabra tortoise is not eating much... he eats every day but not much, do i have to be concern about him? I just got him few days ago so is it him trying to get use to the new home?… read more
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Joan
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Hi, my husband and I just became owners of an 8 month old sulcata
Hi, my husband and I just became owners of an 8 month old sulcata tortoise. We have a couple of questions. First, we have read in some places that it is ok to feed our tortoise (Bob) only greens and s… read more
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Joan
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Ive noticed that my african spurred tortoise is not eating,
Ive noticed that my african spurred tortoise is not eating, he has always ate lots of romane lett. and has been doing good, but i noticed when my bird died of old age, he just stopped eatting. The vet… read more
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I have 2 African Spurred Tortoises who are very healthy except
I have 2 African Spurred Tortoises who are very healthy except that they have pyramiding on their shells. They eat fruit only once every week or two but their main diet consists of leafy greens and ka… read more
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Joan
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Hi, I have a baby male leopard tortoise (2 inch) I am not
Hi, I have a baby male leopard tortoise (2 inch) I am not certain if his behavior is normal as he sleeps a great deal and often won't open his eyes. Also, his stomach gives a little on the bottom. Is … read more
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we adopted a sulcata tortus (spelling ). it was fine the
we adopted a sulcata tortus (spelling?). it was fine the first 3 weeks now he has runny liquid)stools and all over the place. What should we do? He lives in the back yard and has the patio and yard to… read more
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We were given 2 small cantaloupe sized sulcata tortoises. They
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Joan
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what is the best veg and fruit for a baby tortoise i have the
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