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: hello! from Manila, Philippines sincebirth, Nov 20, 2018 at 5:06 AM
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    2. Tortoise FAQs - New and need help?

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    3. Site Announcements

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    4. Tortoise Forum Contests

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      Latest: Calendar Contest Voting Kristoff, Nov 19, 2018 at 11:45 PM
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    1. General Tortoise Discussion

      No holds barred - All Tortoise All the Time
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      Latest: Frankie Tortoise Tails: Renovate 'da Fence Moozillion, Nov 20, 2018 at 4:47 AM
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    2. Tortoise and Turtle Articles

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      Latest: Interesting Article... pguinpro, Nov 9, 2018
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    3. Advanced Tortoise Topics

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      Latest: Didn’t put our DT in last night! Tom, Nov 17, 2018 at 12:17 PM
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    4. Debatable Topics

      For arguments sake. Remember to follow the community guidelines.
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      Latest: What makes an ethical breeder? wellington, Nov 20, 2018 at 5:25 AM
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    5. Tortoise Breeding

      Discuss breeding, mating habits, eggs, incubation and other reproduction topics
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      Latest: Will this baby die? What should I do? Cheryl Hills, Nov 19, 2018 at 9:42 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: How about LED lights? Markw84, Nov 20, 2018 at 8:24 AM
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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: Supplements JoesMum, Nov 20, 2018 at 12:50 AM
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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: Pink marks Ben02, Nov 20, 2018 at 8:39 AM
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    10. Tortoise Photos & Videos

      Share your favorite tortoise videos and photos
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      Latest: Mornings are tough Mizcreant, Nov 18, 2018 at 5:35 AM
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    1. North American Tortoises (genus Gopherus)

      Desert, Texas, and Gopher tortoises
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      Latest: Need Help ID wccmog10, Nov 17, 2018 at 5:43 PM
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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: Sulcata Tortoise Female wanted ViolaS, Nov 18, 2018 at 2:44 PM
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    3. For Sale

      If you're selling it, post it here
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      Latest: Sulcatas Lancecham, Nov 20, 2018 at 7:34 AM
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    4. Lost and Found

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      Latest: Wild Florida Sulcata ALDABRAMAN, Nov 9, 2018
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    5. Reptile Related Events

      Post local reptile shows, tortoise races, charity events and the like
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      Latest: 2018 TTPG Conference Ghazan, Nov 19, 2018 at 8:19 PM
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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: Looking to adopt a Sulcata Tortoise ViolaS, Nov 18, 2018 at 7:22 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: Inside the misunderstood culture of furries LaLaP, Nov 19, 2018 at 8:42 PM
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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: They're all angels while sleeping jsheffield, Nov 20, 2018 at 8:36 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: East Coast Fall Foliage Maro2Bear, Nov 20, 2018 at 6:56 AM
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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
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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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