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how much food horsefeild

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#1 Guest_oakycoky_*

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Posted 08 June 2007 - 10:45 AM

hi how much should a tortoise eat ina day when warmer and drink

#2 Guest_hollyj_*

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Posted 08 June 2007 - 08:56 PM

on a warmer day they are more active and should eat more they might not drink more but you could give them a bath to make sure they are rehydrated.

#3 Guest_Jo_1984_*

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Posted 09 June 2007 - 03:50 PM

Horsfields are only awake for around 3 months in the wild, the rest of the time is spent aesivating (hope i spelt that right!!), burrowing underground to escape the extreme heat, and hibernating the rest.
Aim for nice slow growth, around 2-3 grams per month :-) :-)
Hope that helps a little,
Jo x

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Posted 09 June 2007 - 04:12 PM

Ideally your tort should eat the same amount of weeds as its shell size daily.

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