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: Newbie from Massachusetts TammyJ, Dec 5, 2019 at 12:52 PM
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    2. Site Announcements

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    3. 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: I think I may just suck at this. BrookeB, Dec 5, 2019 at 9:31 PM
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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: Should Pet Store Animals be “Rescued”? hiccup, Dec 5, 2019 at 4:02 AM
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    4. Tortoise Breeding

      Discuss breeding, mating habits, eggs, incubation and other reproduction topics
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      Latest: Exploding Eggs (Hermann’s) ZEROPILOT, Dec 4, 2019 at 9:38 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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      Latest: Question For Those Using Tom's Night Box AzDesert, Dec 5, 2019 at 9:08 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: Bug Spray? Maro2Bear, Dec 5, 2019 at 1:59 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: Turtle isnt herself no more.. RosemaryDW, Dec 5, 2019 at 7:56 PM
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    9. Tortoise Photos & Videos

      Share your favorite tortoise videos and photos
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    1. North American Tortoises (genus Gopherus)

      Desert, Texas, and Gopher tortoises
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      Latest: Hibernation Tanyabobanya, Dec 1, 2019 at 8:33 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: 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: Radiated Tortoise for sale in CA x-tank, Dec 5, 2019 at 11:47 AM
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    4. Lost and Found

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      Latest: Russian/small tort found Newton Mass Carolyn M, Dec 5, 2019 at 2:03 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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      Latest: Has anyone used this light? ZEROPILOT, Dec 2, 2019 at 8:05 PM
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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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      Latest: OMG! Macy is Sweet Sixteen Today!!!!! wellington, Dec 2, 2019 at 6:14 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: Got A Group of Red Ackies Tom, Dec 4, 2019 at 12:58 PM
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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
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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 EllieMay, Dec 5, 2019 at 4:46 PM
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    6. Site Help and Feedback

      Get technical help and let us know what needs improving.
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      Latest: How do I post pics? Jelly, Nov 8, 2019
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