tortoise not eating!

my russian tortoise/horsefeilds tortoise is not eating at all. He is soaking in his water dish but i don't think he is drinking it. I got him 2 days ago so i don't know if he is just getting used to his new suroundings or he is sick. My question is, why is my tortoise not eating and will he eat soon?

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Dec 14, 2010
Russian Tortoise Not Eating
by: Shelly

It's impossible to say whether this is just a time of adjustment or a sick pet. Keep a close eye on things. If another day or two go by without the tortoise eating anything, see a vet.

Be sure you have proper heating and lighting. A tortoise can't digest food if it's too cold.

Keep it slow and steady.

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