Size difference

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Dino
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Size difference

Post by Dino » 15 Jun 2019, 10:27

My two Herman’s were hatched at the same time but are so different in size as I have not stopped watching them they are both eating and “pooping” ok is this normal to grow at different speeds? Thank you
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Nina
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Re: Size difference

Post by Nina » 15 Jun 2019, 11:32

Hi Dino and welcome to The Tortoise Table,

Yes, it can happen -- in the same way that some people are naturally bigger than other people. It can also be the case though that the larger tortoise is hogging the food a bit. Do they both eat roughly the same amount at meals, or is the larger one crowding the smaller one out?

Nina

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