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Posted by maggie on April 30, 2003 at 09:07:46:
In Reply to: Veggies posted by jimsworld on April 29, 2003 at 19:06:23:
Grapes+cucumbers are great treats however each has more phosphorous than calcium. Please refer to the link to get a chart on the the calcium to phosphorous ratio...you really want your turtle to eat MORE calcium than phosphorous
::How small do i have to cut up veggies for two turts a little over an inch in diameter? Do they chew and is it possible for them to choke? i have been dicing up grapes and cucumbers in about 4mm pieces square. Is this ok? They are eating the veggies now (yay!) but i just don't want them to choke.
:Yes that's fine... The turtles mandible plates allow it to cut things to it's own size anyway...Cutting it up for them justs makes it easier to drag it around and attack it...