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    Tortoise Poop

    So, I bath my torti in a dish tub which usually turns into a potty for my 16 year old chaco. I am worried that I am not disposing of the poop responsibly - is it okay to just pour down the drain? I always disinfect my sink when I am done. Please advise!






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    Re: Tortoise Poop

    Sounds fine to me, I flush my iguana poop. I used to pour it on the roses but then I moved into an apartment. The flowers sure did seem to like it though, haha.
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    Re: Tortoise Poop

    Poop of any kind is great for plants - it makes an excellent fertilizer for house plants, gardens, etc.

    What you're doing should be fine. Your sink will be fine after bleaching. If you have questions, you can contact your local division of DNR or Fish and game or fish and wildlife, etc. I know they don't advise of disposing cat litter certain ways because it can spread diseases that kill otters - but that's cats and otters. Not tortoises.
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    Re: Tortoise Poop

    Mine gets flushed down the stool, where all the other poop goes!! :0)

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    Re: Tortoise Poop

    I either throw it in the trash when I scoop it out with a napkin, or if it is in water it goes in the toilet or down the drain in the kitchen sink.
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    Re: Tortoise Poop

    Thank you all for your replies! I am relieved

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