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turtle diet question

Post by Unka » Tue, 24 Feb 1998 04:00:00



Can box turtles eat cooked legumes (beans, split peas, lentils)?  Thanks!

 
 
 

turtle diet question

Post by Tilford Bartma » Tue, 24 Feb 1998 04:00:00


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> Can box turtles eat cooked legumes (beans, split peas, lentils)?  Thanks!

  I think this is ok if they like it, but not in very large quantity as they
are pretty high protein and not much calcium. I think best thing for box
turtles is something like 15-20  percent protein, low fat, high calcium and
high fiber.

Tilford