Sulcata Tortoise General Info, Purchasing, Care, Cost, Keeping, Health, Supplies, Food, Breeding and More
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This 126 pages book includes general information about sulcate tortoise or also known as African Spur Thighs. How to have and maintain them as pet. Health, costs, keeping, food diet and nutrition, breeding and supplies are some subjects in this book.
Some important features of Sulcata Tortoise :
Their life period is about 70 to 100 years!
Sulcata tortoises are easy and affordable to keep
They are largest mainland tortoise that can easily reach to 30 inches (76 centimeters) in length and well over 100 pounds (45 kilograms)
.These tortoises have a reputation of being very friendly, curious, intelligent and inquisitive compared to other turtle or tortoise species and not boring at all.
Some point about sulcata tortoise food and diet:
They need a high-fiber, low-protein diet and counts as herbivorous pets.
High oxalates foods, such as spinach, mustard and beet greens, kale, broccoli and cauliflower are forbidden for sulcate.
Their food can be listed as grasses, flowers, weeds, cacti, clover, endive, dandelions cactus pads, chopped greens, Bermuda hay, and Mazuri tortoise diet pellets can be good choices for them.
Its is recommended to give some supplement the veggies with a calcium and vitamin D3 powder once or twice a week (veterinarian should give the direction).3
This tortoise can go weeks without food or water, but you should consider a shallow water plate for them in order to keep them fresh.