1. Welcome! Are you interested in tortoises? If so, we invite you to join our community! Our community is the #1 place for tortoise keepers to talk online. Once you join you'll be able to post messages, upload pictures of your tortoise and enclosure, and discuss any tortoise topic with other tortoise keepers. Get started today!
    1. Introductions

      First-timers start here! Introduce yourself and your tortoises
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      Latest: Ants in new bag of Substrate Sandradoucet12, Nov 13, 2018 at 5:23 PM
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    2. Tortoise FAQs - New and need help?

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      Latest: Constantly running for me/Trying to bite? Cathie G, Nov 13, 2018 at 4:04 PM
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    3. Site Announcements

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    4. Tortoise Forum Contests

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    1. General Tortoise Discussion

      No holds barred - All Tortoise All the Time
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      Latest: Suggestions for winter plants/vegetables? pguinpro, Nov 13, 2018 at 6:27 PM
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    2. Tortoise and Turtle Articles

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      Latest: Interesting Article... pguinpro, Nov 9, 2018 at 5:23 PM
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    3. Advanced Tortoise Topics

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    4. Debatable Topics

      For arguments sake. Remember to follow the community guidelines.
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      Latest: Egg Purchase shellfreak, Nov 12, 2018 at 1:45 AM
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    5. Tortoise Breeding

      Discuss breeding, mating habits, eggs, incubation and other reproduction topics
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      Latest: Whoo hoo!! surfergirl, Nov 12, 2018 at 2:44 PM
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    6. Tortoise Enclosures

      Building your first one? Experienced tortoise cage constructor? Post plans and photos of your hard work
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      Latest: Best substrate to use?? Megxo, Nov 13, 2018 at 2:54 PM
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    7. 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: Is this a good staple? Will, Nov 13, 2018 at 2:34 PM
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    8. Tortoise Vet List

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

      Tortoise topics relating to general health and medicine
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      Latest: Lower Respiratory Infection Issue SachaZ, Nov 13, 2018 at 6:05 PM
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    10. Tortoise Photos & Videos

      Share your favorite tortoise videos and photos
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      Latest: Still "Hot" in SW Florida, USA ALDABRAMAN, Nov 13, 2018 at 8:20 AM
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    1. North American Tortoises (genus Gopherus)

      Desert, Texas, and Gopher tortoises
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      Latest: Wish I Could Video Yvonne G, Nov 13, 2018 at 9:26 AM
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    2. Turtles

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      Latest: Best aquarium heaters? Cowboy_Ken, Nov 13, 2018 at 11:42 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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    3. For Sale

      If you're selling it, post it here
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      Latest: Rocky Mountain Tortoise Rescue RMTrescue, Nov 13, 2018 at 8:21 AM
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    4. Lost and Found

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      Latest: Wild Florida Sulcata ALDABRAMAN, Nov 9, 2018 at 3:35 AM
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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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    7. Tortoise Vendor Reviews

      Share feedback on tortoise-related vendors like breeders, feed and reptile supply companies
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    8. Wanted

      Looking for something?
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      Latest: Female Sulcata Tortoises Shadowhunter, Nov 13, 2018 at 1:57 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: Anyone keep Texas spiny lizards? KarenSoCal, Nov 13, 2018 at 11:00 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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      Latest: "Smile!" Sandy Murrieta, Nov 12, 2018 at 7:48 PM
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    4. Regional Topics & Requests

      Locate other Tortoise Forum members near you
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      Latest: Rehoming in Virginia Maro2Bear, Nov 8, 2018 at 5:48 AM
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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 Pastel Tortie, Nov 13, 2018 at 6:13 PM
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    6. Site Help and Feedback

      Get technical help and let us know what needs improving.
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