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    1. Introductions

      First-timers start here! Introduce yourself and your tortoises
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    2. Tortoise FAQs - New and need help?

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    3. Site Announcements

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    1. General Tortoise Discussion

      No holds barred - All Tortoise All the Time
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      Latest: Opo eating 2.0 Ray--Opo, Apr 22, 2019 at 9:16 PM
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    2. Advanced Tortoise Topics

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      Latest: Shipping temperatures Riley ann, Apr 17, 2019 at 7:49 PM
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    3. Debatable Topics

      For arguments sake. Remember to follow the community guidelines.
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      Latest: Can tortoises make best friends? HollyLovesBob, Apr 20, 2019 at 3:53 PM
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    4. Tortoise Breeding

      Discuss breeding, mating habits, eggs, incubation and other reproduction topics
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      Latest: Easter eggs? ZEROPILOT, Apr 22, 2019 at 4:52 PM
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    5. Tortoise Enclosures

      Building your first one? Experienced tortoise cage constructor? Post plans and photos of your hard work
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      Latest: Mite have some Problems Cactusflwr1, Apr 22, 2019 at 9:18 PM
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    6. Tortoise Diet and Food

      Make sure your animals have a proper diet. Post places to find suitable food, or even better, how to grow it
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      Latest: Russian Not Eating churlishcurls, Apr 22, 2019 at 7:37 PM
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    7. Tortoise Vet List

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      Latest: SINGAPORE Yvonne G, Mar 30, 2015
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    8. Tortoise Health

      Tortoise topics relating to general health and medicine
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      Latest: Shards in stool!!! Tom, Apr 22, 2019 at 8:56 PM
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    9. Tortoise Photos & Videos

      Share your favorite tortoise videos and photos
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      Latest: Cass is loving bathtime today. Jenncreates, Apr 22, 2019 at 8:41 AM
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    1. North American Tortoises (genus Gopherus)

      Desert, Texas, and Gopher tortoises
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      Latest: Can anyone identify this tortoise species? Toddrickfl1, Apr 19, 2019 at 1:30 AM
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    2. Turtles

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      Latest: Keeping multiple turtles Christyk, Apr 22, 2019 at 7:14 AM
    1. Sponsor Subforum

      Tortoise Forum Sponsors may post their promotions, sales, and other news in this subforum. Please support these vendors as they support us!
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    2. Bartering and Trades

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      Latest: Male Russian tortoise redeyexaxa, Apr 15, 2019
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    3. For Sale

      If you're selling it, post it here
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    4. Lost and Found

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    5. Reptile Related Events

      Post local reptile shows, tortoise races, charity events and the like
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    6. Tortoise Product Reviews

      Tell us about your favorite and not-so-favorite tortoise products. Share reviews and comment on others' experiences
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      Latest: Best Thermometer and Hygrometer? Sterant, Apr 17, 2019 at 4:53 PM
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    7. Tortoise Vendor Reviews

      Share feedback on tortoise-related vendors like breeders, feed and reptile supply companies
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      Latest: Pitre's Pardalis, Sulcatas, & more shellfreak, Apr 21, 2019 at 7:45 PM
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    8. Wanted

      Looking for something?
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      Latest: Good home for mature tortoise in FL Grandpa Turtle 144, Apr 20, 2019 at 7:38 PM
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    1. Off Topic Chit Chat

      Anything Goes -- Post about your breakfast, your car troubles, or your new shoes.
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    2. Other Pet Talk

      Dogs, cats, birds, or rats -- talk about all your other pets here!
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      Latest: When Sand Works! lilly_sand99, Apr 20, 2019 at 8:41 AM
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    3. All Other Photos

      Share photos of yourself, your other pets, your friends, whatever you wish!
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    4. Regional Topics & Requests

      Locate other Tortoise Forum members near you
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    5. Personal Promotion

      Members with 100+ posts can use this forum to promote their own projects: causes, websites, businesses or other endeavors
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      Latest: COLD DARK ROOM Yvonne G, Apr 22, 2019 at 8:33 PM
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    6. Site Help and Feedback

      Get technical help and let us know what needs improving.
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