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New tortoise!!
Posted: 17/02/2013 by nichola

Hi guys!

I got two baby hermanns on monday (my first tortoises!) and I have a couple of questions I wondered if you could help me with. I've seen so much contradictory info I'm really worried about doing something wrong! It might sound silly but how often should they poo? I have only seen one of mine poo a couple of times since I got them and the other not at all?

Also what would be the best thing to feed them while there aren't many weeds around at the moment?

Any advice would be wonderful!

Re: New tortoise!!
Posted: 17/02/2013 by nichola

Also guys I've just noticed one of my babies has a soft shell at the back and underneath, what should I do I'm really worried?

Re: New tortoise!!
Posted: 18/02/2013 by TPGDarren

Hi Nicola,

There are caresheets here:-

which should answer quite a few of the questions you may have.

With regards to the shell being a bit soft - it really depends how old they are. If they are young babies, then it isn't a problem.

May I ask where you got them from and what equipment you purchased for them please?

Kindest Regards






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