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 Friends! atlfrog, May 25, 2019 at 9:53 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: Winners: To Claim Your Prize Yvonne G, Jan 3, 2019
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    1. General Tortoise Discussion

      No holds barred - All Tortoise All the Time
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      Latest: Keto's thread Ketta, May 25, 2019 at 1:12 PM
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    2. Advanced Tortoise Topics

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      Latest: Starvation/malnutrition effects in tortoises? Randdawgg, May 25, 2019 at 10:35 AM
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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: cause of extra scutes Ketta, May 23, 2019 at 4:15 AM
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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: Please Help, ANTS!!! atlfrog, May 25, 2019 at 10:11 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: Cold Climate Spine-Less Opuntia Yvonne G, May 25, 2019 at 6:26 AM
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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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    9. Tortoise Photos & Videos

      Share your favorite tortoise videos and photos
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      Latest: Show me your best pics of your tort! flowerlab, May 21, 2019 at 6:14 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: How to hide pond tubing ? Markw84, May 25, 2019 at 8:03 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 Kingsley7, May 10, 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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      Latest: Port Charlotte, FL Repticon NorCal tortoise guy, May 19, 2019 at 8:17 AM
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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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    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: What do you look like version 2.0 ZEROPILOT, May 22, 2019 at 12:31 PM
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    4. Regional Topics & Requests

      Locate other Tortoise Forum members near you
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      Latest: Tucson Tort Sitter SweetGreekTorts, May 15, 2019
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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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