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Re: African spur thigh tortoise


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Posted by Mr. Duck on June 27, 2000 at 21:19:56:

In Reply to: African spur thigh tortoise posted by Kandi on March 17, 1999 at 18:31:07:


Hi
You can do liver damage if you are giving a
younge tortoise to many vitmines.

This could be part of the problem.
Temp. should be about 90f maybe he has a cold.
We have 2 sulcates.
You should consult with a reptile vet

Also try addind more fiber to the diet.

Good luck


: HI! I have a few quick questions that I hope SOMEONE

: out ther can answer..when I first got my african spur thigh

: who is now only bout 8 months old he wasnt in

: the best of health after I nursed him back to health he quickly gained a HUGGEEEE

: appetite and was eating like crazzzzzzzZZYyyy..now

: he barely eats much of anything and I havent changed

: the cage or the temperatures at all ...also...when I

: had originally brought him home he had bubbles that would

: form on his eyes when he would open them..as soon as I got

: him home that went away..but has now returned...also

: he does a startled motion where he pulls his head

: in really quickly almost like he is sneezing but

: there is no discharge of any kind...I have never

: owned a tortiose before this..and he wasnt healthy when I first

: got him so its hard to tell when he is sick and

: when he isnt...cuz I really dont kow how he acts and his real personality.

: If you have ANY comments on all or even one of the things Ive listed PLEASE dont

: hesitate to respond thanx much!!!

: Kandi




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