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#1 babettebeau


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Posted 21 November 2016 - 08:06 PM


I am pretty sure that Shanti and Namaste (who are my two Hermann yearlings) eat a little bit of coconut coir when they drag weeds on the substrate while eating. I assume that is fine because coconut coir is mainly fiber and not high in phosphorus
Please confirm if you know.

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Posted 21 November 2016 - 10:09 PM

Mine do too. So long as they are not eating lots of dry coir with no access to water, it's perfectly natural. My adult torts pass all sorts of outdoor stuff that they have eaten. Coir of course bulks up when water is added, hence the need for torts to always be hydrated

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