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Picking a Pet Iguana


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Rebecca:

I am inquiring about which is better to have as a pet male or female blue cuban?

 

Sam:

Hi Becky, nice to meet you. It depends on what you are looking for in a Pet Iguana.

 

Males:

People like males because they grow bigger than females, often by four feet long and 20-25 pounds.

They have bold features; long spi

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Whats Available on Tortoises?


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Chan

Hi,

I follow you on Instagram and just saw the video that you have specials on tortoises $200-$600 off. However, am not clear on what’s available with that sale.  If you can provide a list. 

There’s also a sale on juvenile hatchlings but what’s available? If you can provide a list that would be great.

Are there females and males available. I understand that large tortoises genders c

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Exercising Your Tortoise


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Sabar: hey i have a juvenile aldabra tortoise and i want him to exercise how do i can to make him exercise

Sam: Hi. You have to have sufficient room, temp and sunlight. That being said, environmental stimulation also enhances activity. Such as hills and different substrates. When those elements are focused together, your tortoise will behave normally, stay active, and naturally healthy.

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Does this Look like a Need for Concern?


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Mike:

Hi Sam, this is a pic I took from the belly of my sulcata. Is this a concern I need to deal with? Or is this just from all the rain we have had recently? Thanks for your expert advice!

 

Sam:

I believe you should treat that.

That is a Scud Fungus; it slowly grows on their shells eating away at them. Most times it is just defiguring, but sometimes it can become pathagenic.

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How to handle shy tortoises


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Q: Anyone who has or has had a juvenile Aldabra who can tell me how long it takes for them to not be scared of everything?
Mine is constantly on the run and doesn't slow down until he finds food or his hiding place. Do they eventually grow out of this?


A:  Hi Julian each animal is an individual, yes they do eventually lose their shyness as they get older.

Females are typically shyer then males.

There

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