What Type of Food Should You Give a Sulcata Tortoise?


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The best diet for a Sulcata Tortoise includes a variety of grasses and leaves. This diet is most similar to their natural diet in the wild and includes lawn grasses, mulberry leaves, flowers, grape leaves and hibiscus leave.

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Sulcata tortoises are voracious eaters and always take advantage of a meal opportunity. Baby Sulcata tortoises enjoy spring mixes with kale, collard greens, dark lettuces and turnip greens. Commercial tortoise food is also available as a supplement to their diet. Tortoises must eat from a flat surface, such as a tray or a flat rock. They should not be fed from dirt or gravel surfaces.

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