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Joan, Veterinary Technician
Category: Reptile
Satisfied Customers: 18362
Experience:  35+ years experience as veterinary tech and 40+ years experience doing reptile rescues.
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My tortoise has not eaten anything days and I have been

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my tortoise has not eaten anything for 2 days and I have been giving him his food his vitimins and clean and take him a bath once a week and yesterday September 10 and today September 11 he has not eaten and just sleep all day I took him out from his log and put him near his plate so he can eat but he just decided to go back to sleep I mean I don't know what to do can you please help me please I don't know his age or his birthday all I know that his name is ***** ***** has been giving to me from my church
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Reptile
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
He is a Russian tortoise
Expert:  Joan replied 1 year ago.


My name is ***** ***** I have been a Vet tech for 30+ years with special interest in Reptiles and Reptile Rescue. I do need to ask some questions before giving you an answer. Please wait to rate me service until I give you a complete answer.

Can you tell me about the set up?

Tank or tortoise table?

UVB light, Strength, linear tube or compact coil, age of bulb and brand?

Basking light?



Any runny nose or problems breathing?


Expert:  Joan replied 1 year ago.
I'm just following up on our conversation about Koopa. How is everything going?