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RE: Sulcata Tortoise: White poop?

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Posted by: bonomoc08 at Wed Feb 27 12:55:47 2008  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by bonomoc08 ]  
   

The white stuff is urates, a waste product from protien. They'll pass some urates a couple times a week under normal circumstances. If it happens more than 2 or 3 times a week, you have too much protien in the diet. Urates should be liquid-like, or soft like toothpaste. If they're hard or gritty, soak the tortoise, because its dehidrated.

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