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by Georgie82
30 May 2018, 14:31
Forum: General Tortoise Care
Topic: New tortoise hasn't eaten yet.
Replies: 7
Views: 476

Re: New tortoise hasn't eaten yet.

That's great advise, thank you. I will get that lamp raised up even higher and keep an eye on the temp. I will give him a soak this evening when i'm home from work, & look for some furniture for him. lol What plants would you suggest I could keep in there with him? I'm in the process of constructing...
by Georgie82
29 May 2018, 23:52
Forum: General Tortoise Care
Topic: New tortoise hasn't eaten yet.
Replies: 7
Views: 476

Re: New tortoise hasn't eaten yet.

Thanks for getting back so quickly. The temp under the lamp is 37°C The cool end & general room temp is 25°C. I tried to attach a pic but the file size is too big. It is a 35 inch x 17 inch table with a built in hide at one end. Substrate is a sand/topsoil mix from pet shop. Water dish, cuttlefish, ...
by Georgie82
29 May 2018, 17:43
Forum: General Tortoise Care
Topic: New tortoise hasn't eaten yet.
Replies: 7
Views: 476

New tortoise hasn't eaten yet.

Hi everyone. I'm new to forums & Tortoise care. So any advice would be greatly received. I bought a 2 year old Med Spur Thighed tort yesterday. With a whole new table etc. (The pet shop were great.) The little guy hasnt eaten anything yet. Or moved much. Is this normal? Is he just getting used to hi...