Zoo Med Natural Forest Tortoise Food, 15oz
Zoo Med Natural Forest Tortoise Food is a long stem fiber-based diet formulated to meet the unique dietary needs of forest tortoises like red foot, yellow foot, and elongated tortoises. Aside from long-stem grasses, this formula also contains ingredients like dandelion greens and yucca for additional palatability and nutrition, plus small amounts of fruit and animal protein.
Instructions for Use:
Moisten pellets with water to increase acceptance by creating a flavorful mash. If your tortoise will not eat the moistened pellets by themselves, introduce Zoo Med Natural Forest Tortoise Food to them by mixing with their current diet and gradually increasing the amount of pellets until the tortoise will eat Zoo Med Natural Forest Tortoise Food by itself.
Add extra protein to your forest tortoise's diet with occasional whole prey, earthworms, or canned insects like mealworms or snails.
It is best practice to offer fresh vegetation for the majority of your tortoise's diet. However, well-balanced prepared diets like Zoo Med Natural Forest Tortoise Food add essential variety to their nutrition and are good to have on hand as a backup in case of emergency.
Crude Protein (min) 12.0%
Crude Fat (min) 1.5%
Crude Fiber (max) 23.0%
Moisture (max) 13.0%
Calcium (min) 0.8%
Calcium (max) 1.3%
Phosphorus (min) 0.4%
Ascorbic Acid (Vit. C) (min) 45 mg/lb (99 mg/kg)
Suncured Timothy Hay, Miscanthus ground grass, Organic Soybean Meal, Almond Hulls, Suncured Alfalfa Meal, Wheat Middlings, Ground Wheat, Dried Mango, Escarole, Endive, Calcium Carbonate, Monocalcium Phosphate, Dicalcium Phosphate, Dried Dandelion Greens, Sodium Bicarbonate, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus casei Fermentation Product, Dried Bifidobacterium bifidum Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus faecium Fermentation Product, Hydrated Sodium Calcium Aluminosilicate, Hydrolyzed Yeast, Brewers Dried Yeast, Yeast Culture, Garlic Extract, Anise Extract, Chinese Cassia Bark Extract, Ginger Extract, Horseradish, Juniper Extract, Yucca schidigera Extract, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of stabilized Vitamin C), Vitamin E Supplement, Zinc Methionine Complex, Mixed Tocopherols (a preservative), Rosemary Extract, Ascorbic Acid, Citric Acid (a preservative), Lecithin, Silicon Dioxide, Choline Chloride, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Niacin Supplement, d-Calcium Pantothenate (source of Vitamin B5), Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex (source of Vitamin K activity), Riboflavin Supplement (source of Vitamin B2), Thiamine Mononitrate (source of Vitamin B1), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (source of Vitamin B6), Biotin, Folic Acid, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Zinc Oxide, Manganous Oxide, Ferrous Sulfate, Copper Chloride, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite