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by adam
15 Mar 2020, 12:07
Forum: General Tortoise Care
Topic: baby spur thigh, weight
Replies: 8
Views: 1558

Re: baby spur thigh, weight

update, as you suggested I have been reducing the amount of food I give her, so weight on the 20th feb was 98G a 25g weigh gain from the month before weighed her today 15th march she has lost a little now she at 89g, still very active, leaves some of her food so I am guessing she isn't left hungry w...
by adam
02 Mar 2020, 13:11
Forum: General Tortoise Care
Topic: baby spur thigh, weight
Replies: 8
Views: 1558

Re: baby spur thigh, weight

hi yes photos would be nice to see as my spring project will be the bigger table, I like the idea of a split level just got to make sure she doesn't fall off the sides of the ramp, so a side wall I think, may do as you done put food on upper level so that she has to use up some energy to get to it, ...
by adam
01 Mar 2020, 12:18
Forum: General Tortoise Care
Topic: baby spur thigh, weight
Replies: 8
Views: 1558

Re: baby spur thigh, weight

Thanx again for the info, will be stealing some of your table idea (nice table by the way. I do put ark vits with extra calcium powder on all feeds should I add a cuttlefish bone I the enclosure as well , now should I reduce the amount of food intake she has to help with the bumps ? As I don't want ...
by adam
29 Feb 2020, 15:12
Forum: General Tortoise Care
Topic: baby spur thigh, weight
Replies: 8
Views: 1558

Re: baby spur thigh, weight

Hi Nina Thanx for the reply, I will thin out the food as suggested, and raise the lamp a little, but I did have it a little higher before as was trying to get it right and she hardly moved at all, but since lowering yo present position she is quite active alway trundling around checking things out d...
by adam
29 Feb 2020, 13:41
Forum: General Tortoise Care
Topic: baby spur thigh, weight
Replies: 8
Views: 1558

baby spur thigh, weight

hi all am new here was given a baby spur thigh as a birthday prezzie, she was hatched last august 2019, I have a good set up ect, and I have started weighing her on a monthly basis, this being the second month, I have a set of digital scales that I use, so the first weigh-in she was 73g second was 9...