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!

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    1. Introductions

      First-timers start here! Introduce yourself and your tortoises
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      Latest: Hello from michigan! Maro2Bear, Oct 17, 2019 at 3:03 PM
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    2. Site Announcements

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      Latest: 2020 tortoise forum calendar? jsheffield, Oct 17, 2019 at 3:21 AM
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    3. Tortoise Forum Contests

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      Latest: 2020 Tortoise Forum Calendar Contest? DaisyDuke, Oct 16, 2019 at 12:37 PM
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    1. General Tortoise Discussion

      No holds barred - All Tortoise All the Time
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    2. Advanced Tortoise Topics

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    3. Debatable Topics

      For arguments sake. Remember to follow the community guidelines.
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      Latest: News paper as substrate? TammyJ, Oct 14, 2019 at 11:06 AM
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    4. Tortoise Breeding

      Discuss breeding, mating habits, eggs, incubation and other reproduction topics
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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: Flex seal help Alex Z, Oct 17, 2019 at 6:39 AM
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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: Okra Kapidolo Farms, Oct 17, 2019 at 12:37 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: Russian tortoise not burrowing Tom, Oct 17, 2019 at 3:28 AM
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    9. Tortoise Photos & Videos

      Share your favorite tortoise videos and photos
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      Latest: Show me your best pics of your tort! Ray--Opo, Oct 16, 2019 at 12:17 PM
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    1. North American Tortoises (genus Gopherus)

      Desert, Texas, and Gopher tortoises
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      Latest: Tortoise ID: Friend Gifted a Tortoise TammyJ, Oct 17, 2019 at 6:19 AM
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    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: Trade for a male sulcata?? OmarOlea, Sep 23, 2019
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    3. For Sale

      If you're selling it, post it here
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      Latest: 3 year old radiated for sale in CA kelogz08, Oct 17, 2019 at 12:59 AM
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    4. Lost and Found

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      Latest: PLEASE HELP, LOST TORTOISE TammyJ, Oct 17, 2019 at 2:13 PM
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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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      Latest: Tortstork Review Armadillogroomer, Oct 9, 2019
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    8. Wanted

      Looking for something?
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      Latest: Galapagos hatchling: NorCal tortoise guy, Oct 17, 2019 at 7:02 AM
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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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      Latest: The recipe and food discussion thread ♥ Yvonne G, Oct 17, 2019 at 10:21 AM
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    2. Other Pet Talk

      Dogs, cats, birds, or rats -- talk about all your other pets here!
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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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      Latest: Minnesota owners Tscolema9942, Oct 14, 2019 at 5:59 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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    6. Site Help and Feedback

      Get technical help and let us know what needs improving.
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