Box Turtle and Tortoise Discussion :: Is Walnut Litter Digestable...

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Post Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2012 7:30 pm   Is Walnut Litter Digestable...

My Tortoise Doesnt want to eat from the bowl I have for him he wants the food on the subtrate but im worried if the walnut litter is digestable.
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4 baby RES all 2 inches genders unknown
4 cats(Simba, Nala, Dot, and Freeway)
and my husband

1 Baby Russian Tortoise Gender Uknown size:2 inches or so Name: Pancake
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Post Posted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 1:47 am   Re: Is Walnut Litter Digestable...

What brand is it?
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Post Posted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 12:31 pm   Re: Is Walnut Litter Digestable...

kaytee
55 gallon
4 baby RES all 2 inches genders unknown
4 cats(Simba, Nala, Dot, and Freeway)
and my husband

1 Baby Russian Tortoise Gender Uknown size:2 inches or so Name: Pancake
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Post Posted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 11:09 pm   Re: Is Walnut Litter Digestable...

The instructions say "Due to possible health concerns from potential bird ingestion, Walnut Litter should not come in direct contact with birds."

Is this crushed walnuts?
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Post Posted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 11:46 pm   Re: Is Walnut Litter Digestable...

yes
55 gallon
4 baby RES all 2 inches genders unknown
4 cats(Simba, Nala, Dot, and Freeway)
and my husband

1 Baby Russian Tortoise Gender Uknown size:2 inches or so Name: Pancake
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Post Posted: Thu Jan 19, 2012 3:04 pm   Re: Is Walnut Litter Digestable...

should i switch to the ground english walnut shells zilla make it
55 gallon
4 baby RES all 2 inches genders unknown
4 cats(Simba, Nala, Dot, and Freeway)
and my husband

1 Baby Russian Tortoise Gender Uknown size:2 inches or so Name: Pancake
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Post Posted: Fri Jan 20, 2012 1:09 am   Re: Is Walnut Litter Digestable...

well i changed the subtrate today for the tortoises. I changed it to loose coconut fiber.
55 gallon
4 baby RES all 2 inches genders unknown
4 cats(Simba, Nala, Dot, and Freeway)
and my husband

1 Baby Russian Tortoise Gender Uknown size:2 inches or so Name: Pancake
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Posts: 536
Joined: Aug 10, 2011
Location: perris ca
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