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Posted: 25/04/2011 by nrayn

I have a 2 year Hermann and just weighed him, he is 300g and is 10cm long(shell), anyone know if thats ok???

Re: weight
Posted: 26/04/2011 by tpgAli


That does seem large for a 2 year old.  What are you feeding him and how often? It is very easy to overfeed them in the first few years and can lead to shell deformaties if fed the wrong diet and too much.

Also what set up do you keep him in?


Re: weight
Posted: 26/04/2011 by nrayn


oh no i thought he was getting big quick!! i feed him twice a day with komodo complete with lettice sometimes some fruit!!

He lives in a vivarium with heated lamp and heated mat hoping to hibernate this year, will need advice nearer the time!!!I am new at this!!!

Re: weight
Posted: 26/04/2011 by VivTPG

Hi, I suggest you read our care sheet very carefully, any questions please ask, here is the link to it

Regards Vivienne


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