Box Turtle and Tortoise Discussion :: is it normal for a baby russian tortoise to sleep alot.

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Post Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2012 6:15 pm   is it normal for a baby russian tortoise to sleep alot.

Hi guys I rescued a baby russian tortoise and I was wondering if its normal for the tortoise to sleep alot? Cause my 5 yr old russians dont
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Post Posted: Sat Feb 18, 2012 10:22 am   Re: is it normal for a baby russian tortoise to sleep alot.

They should be active during the day... are the temps warm enough?
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Post Posted: Sat Feb 18, 2012 3:44 pm   Re: is it normal for a baby russian tortoise to sleep alot.

i have the tortoise in the house in my bedroom the basking temp is 85 and the humitity is 40 he likes to snuggle down in the subtrate and stay there most of the day. I have seen him eat once since i got him but sure likes to sleep alot
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: Sat Feb 18, 2012 4:02 pm   Re: is it normal for a baby russian tortoise to sleep alot.

I'd try to be aggressive with the feeding and make sure they are eating.
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Post Posted: Sat Feb 18, 2012 9:30 pm   Re: is it normal for a baby russian tortoise to sleep alot.

ok how do i do that
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: Sun Feb 19, 2012 4:03 pm   Re: is it normal for a baby russian tortoise to sleep alot.

I don't have any specific knowledge, you should check a tortoise specific forum/mailing list.
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