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: Hi, TechnoCheese, Mar 19, 2019 at 8:43 PM
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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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    1. General Tortoise Discussion

      No holds barred - All Tortoise All the Time
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      Latest: Best place in US? RosemaryDW, Mar 19, 2019 at 7:07 PM
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    2. Advanced Tortoise Topics

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      Latest: Is HE or isn't SHE? The confusion continues ZEROPILOT, Mar 19, 2019 at 2:47 PM
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    3. Debatable Topics

      For arguments sake. Remember to follow the community guidelines.
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    4. Tortoise Breeding

      Discuss breeding, mating habits, eggs, incubation and other reproduction topics
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      Latest: Separating Tortoise Twins squirrelkitty, Mar 18, 2019 at 2:28 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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    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: Calling @karensocal RosemaryDW, Mar 19, 2019 at 5:35 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: Photos (now beak trim) RainsOn, Mar 19, 2019 at 4:34 PM
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    9. Tortoise Photos & Videos

      Share your favorite tortoise videos and photos
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      Latest: Sneaky runaway Zouwu, Mar 19, 2019 at 10:22 PM
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    1. North American Tortoises (genus Gopherus)

      Desert, Texas, and Gopher tortoises
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    2. Turtles

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      Latest: What species is she? Sadiegirl, Mar 19, 2019 at 10:31 PM
    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, Mar 18, 2019 at 9:12 PM
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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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      Latest: 3 stolen tortoises from London Mel from hell, Mar 19, 2019 at 11:32 AM
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    5. Reptile Related Events

      Post local reptile shows, tortoise races, charity events and the like
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      Latest: Kentucky Reptile Expo (KRE) Turtle1173, Mar 13, 2019 at 11:47 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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      Latest: Russian Tortoise from Carol S Tom, Mar 16, 2019 at 6:40 AM
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    8. Wanted

      Looking for something?
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      Latest: Hatchling Leopard Tortoise - For Sale? Yvonne G, Mar 19, 2019 at 9:34 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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    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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      Latest: Hey guys xMario, Mar 18, 2019 at 1:37 AM
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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, Mar 19, 2019 at 10:12 PM
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    6. Site Help and Feedback

      Get technical help and let us know what needs improving.
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