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can I feed my tortoise tomatoes?

Are Tomatoes Safe for Tortoises?

Tomatoes (scientifically known as Solanum Lycopersicon) are part of the nightshade family, which includes potatoes, eggplants (aubergines), and bell peppers. Tomatoes are botanically a fruit, but they’re commonly classified as […]

tortoise impaction symptoms

7 Common Signs of Impaction in Tortoises

Fecal impaction is often used interchangeably with bowel obstruction (intestinal obstruction). An intestinal obstruction refers to a blockage caused by foreign objects (pebbles, substrate, hair, etc.), while impaction only refers […]

can you feed tortoises pumpkin?

Can Tortoises Eat Pumpkin?

Pumpkin is a healthy fruit that many tortoises like eating. They’re vitamin and mineral-dense, high in soluble fiber for good digestive health, and an immune system booster. Tortoises can eat […]