As an animal with both medicinal and ornamental value, the tortoise is one of the first choices for many people to keep as a pet. The time and effort required to raise a turtle is not only less compared to other animals, but the turtle is also a long-lived animal, and has the symbolism of prolonged life can be considered a pet of reputation and strength. According to some tortoise owners who keep tortoises, recently the tortoises do not eat, what is the reason for this? The actual fact is that you can find a lot of people who have been in the market for a long time.
The ability of the turtle to adapt to the environment is also relatively strong, when the turtle does not appear something, there must be some kind of reason, we need to find the reason to solve. Usually the turtle does not eat is affected by a variety of factors, in addition to the normal turtle hibernation is not eating, such as environmental factors, although its ability to adapt to the environment is relatively strong, but just to a new environment, are a little unadapted and afraid of well. It is normal to not eat or eat less at this time, so you don’t need to worry too much, when the tortoise adapts itself it is not a problem.
The turtle is an omnivorous animal and it is not picky about what it eats, so it doesn’t take much effort from the owner to eat, but we can’t rule out that it’s the feed, which may not match the turtle’s taste or be easy for it to digest, so adjust it properly. Secondly, turtles eat in water, so the water level and water temperature is more important for turtles to eat. Many owners may ignore this point when feeding, the water level is too shallow or the water temperature is not enough to make the turtle unable to eat, want to eat can not eat ah, so timely adjustment of the water level and water temperature, the water level is not over the turtle’s back, the water temperature is maintained at about twenty-six degrees can be. In addition, the turtle may also be caused by the lack of appropriate amount of care caused by loss of appetite, this time, if there is no sunlight, use lighting instead to ensure that the turtle needs light, add calcium tablets to the daily feeding feed together with feeding, a period of time will be restored.
If these reasons are not the reason why the turtle does not eat, then we should consider whether the turtle is sick, the turtle is prone to eye disease, most likely because they can not see the food did not eat, or because of the water quality of the bacteria infected, gastrointestinal blockage, the need to eliminate food.
After reading, have you found the reason and solution for your turtle not eating?