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 Baby Sulcata diet

I finally got my tortoise and now I have a ton of questions. Here is the first one: can my little darling, approx. 2 months old, have watercrest leaves? How about Bitter Mellon leaves, fresh green beans and pumpkin leaves? I live in California and have access to a huge variety of produce, I just want to be careful.

06/09/12  06:43pm


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  Message To: PreciousAndie   In reference to Message Id: 2269381

 Baby Sulcata diet

do not feed green beans. too much protein (and that’s a lot less than you’d expect) will cause at least pyramiding, and at most, death.

a sulcata should not eat anything that is more than 5% protein. go here and read: Link. i disagree with some of the diet, but they probably actually know more than me.

don’t expect many replies. unfortunately, the tortoise forum is dead.


06/10/12  06:11pm


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  Message To: Tempestborn   In reference to Message Id: 2269471

 Baby Sulcata diet

Thank you for your reply. Are you a Sulcata owner, too? I have been trying to do most of my research on line, but it is difficult to know what is correct.
He doesn’t really like the grassland pellets so I am trying to find the fresh vegetables and grasses that will be healthiest for him. Any other information you can send my way would be much appreciated.

06/10/12  11:41pm


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  Message To: PreciousAndie   In reference to Message Id: 2269524

 Baby Sulcata diet

Take a look here :)

Link & Link

By the way - adult or baby sulcata, they all require the same diet.

10/09/12  09:44am

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