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WORMS
Posted: 09/02/2016 by korenxx

Hello 


I had my tortoise feaces sample tested and its come back as pinworms. I'm waiting for the vet to prescribe medication but just want to know about the hygien side of thing. Is it best to bleach every thing every couple of days or just removing the feaces ? 

Any advise on getting rid of them would be a great help
Koren 

Re: WORMS
Posted: 09/02/2016 by Tom

Hello,


Just remove faeces asap as normal. 

Once wormed, clean the 'table' with a reptile safe product & follow the instructions carefully.  Certainly not bleach.

Continue as before. Deep cleaning is only needed [say] monthly, I'm assuming it is only a few months old.

Regards,
Tom

ps Did it come from a pet dealer ?

Re: WORMS
Posted: 09/02/2016 by korenxx

Hello


He is 2009 hatched, I did get him from a pet shop but he was 5 when I got him 

Thank you


Re: WORMS
Posted: 09/02/2016 by Tom

Thanks, 

Check faeces in summer, worm if nec' & hibe for 4 or 5 months starting Oct.. Let it wind down naturally outside, I suggest.

Tom

 

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