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Old 16-10-2014, 03:34 PM   #1
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Could someone please help what size should a 2 year old sulcata be ? Beacause i have one that is 4inches long and 3.5 inches wide. And one that is 3.5 inches long and 3 inches wide is this normal?
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Old 16-10-2014, 05:10 PM   #2
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Could someone please help what size should a 2 year old sulcata be ? Beacause i have one that is 4inches long and 3.5 inches wide. And one that is 3.5 inches long and 3 inches wide is this normal?
All tortoises grow at different speeds, and of course their food intake will have an effect too.
And to be honest weight is more important than size:0)
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Old 16-10-2014, 07:05 PM   #3
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The big one weighed december 10th 2013 was 317g he was about 17 months old and the little one was 243g at 17 months old do these weights seem ok
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Old 16-10-2014, 08:09 PM   #4
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I have heard of sullys still small at that age and those that suddenly start to grow, mine was 2 years and weighed about 1500 grams, and once she started to grow it was very fast, this was mine
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Old 16-10-2014, 08:12 PM   #5
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Wow that looks amazing . So i just need to wait for it to start its growth spert then.
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Old 17-10-2014, 07:47 AM   #6
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I've heard of sullies almost fully grown at 10 so thats a lot of fast growing it has to do, I was in touch with someone who's sully was small untill 3 then it just grew and grew so I guess like most things they are all different. If you haven't already I'd start thinking about building your permanent outside enclosure I know mine was in a 6x4 table and would have maybe had another winter then she'd have had to be moved outside. We were lucky though in that she had the floor of a big greenhouse for when it was to wet outside this was covered with soil, planted and had a suspended combined lamp it was also heated. Bolder also had her large grassed area with heated house for dry days but we had the space to kind of grow with her. The gh was used for hubbies plants so was heated anyway through the winter we only needed to add the combined and him to move around her.
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Old 17-10-2014, 11:08 AM   #7
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That sounds like a perfect home for them i have a 5foot x 3foot heated house for them in the garden to sleep and they can walk round the garden when they want. I suppose i will just have to wait for them to grow. Cant wait ha ha
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Old 17-10-2014, 11:23 AM   #8
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will they stay out there all winter?
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Old 17-10-2014, 12:01 PM   #9
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They will when they are bigger. What do you think
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