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Hi there,
I recently bought my first tortoise and was after some advice i haven't been able to find elsewhere.
First of all, when my tortoise urinates there's a white string substance in it, is this normal?
Also, i've read many times that if a tortoise has weepy eyes it can be sign of illness. My tortoise does not normally have weepy eyes, but will do occasionally, usually soon after he wakes. Is this normal? The rest of the time his eyes do look bright and shiny.
Any help would be appreciated!! :help:
 

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the white substance is called urates..and it's normal

is it creamy looking in consistency? if so that's fine..means he's hydrated.

As for the eye thing, none of mine get weepy eyes..but i'm sure someone else will be along soon to help on that front
 
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