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 a new tortoise mom! boardpunkchic, Oct 16, 2018 at 7:12 PM
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    2. Tortoise FAQs - New and need help?

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      Latest: To the new people of the forum! drew54, Oct 16, 2018 at 5:58 PM
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    3. Site Announcements

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      Latest: Repetitive Questions Yvonne G, Jul 25, 2018
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    4. Tortoise Forum Contests

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      Latest: 2019 Tortoise Forum Calendar Contest! TechnoCheese, Oct 12, 2018 at 12:11 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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      Latest: Dead tortoise or not? ZEROPILOT, Oct 16, 2018 at 9:29 AM
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    3. Debatable Topics

      For arguments sake. Remember to follow the community guidelines.
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      Latest: Redfoot refuses to stay in enclosure Cathie G, Oct 15, 2018 at 4:34 PM
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    4. Tortoise Breeding

      Discuss breeding, mating habits, eggs, incubation and other reproduction topics
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      Latest: Egg with chip in it. Anyfoot, Oct 16, 2018 at 10:12 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: Substrate Tom, Oct 16, 2018 at 2:37 PM
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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: Indoor baby Sulcata food T Smart, Oct 16, 2018 at 7:10 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: Poor Bones drew54, Oct 16, 2018 at 6:54 PM
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    9. Tortoise Photos & Videos

      Share your favorite tortoise videos and photos
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      Latest: Turtle neck *debora*, Oct 16, 2018 at 1:47 AM
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    1. North American Tortoises (genus Gopherus)

      Desert, Texas, and Gopher tortoises
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      Latest: Desert tortoise Hatchlings Chubbz, Oct 16, 2018 at 11:54 AM
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    2. Turtles

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      Latest: another season mark1, Oct 16, 2018 at 4:59 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 leopracata for a female leo kingsley, Oct 16, 2018 at 5:32 AM
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    3. For Sale

      If you're selling it, post it here
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      Latest: Looking For Leopard Tortoise (Toronto) Corey4, Oct 16, 2018 at 1:33 PM
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    4. Lost and Found

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      Latest: Found Hermann in Warwick, RI JMM, Sep 30, 2018
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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: Anyone have experience with Redfoot Ranch? Wendy Proulx, Oct 15, 2018 at 5:54 PM
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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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      Latest: Sorry if this is off topic but ....... Billna64, Oct 16, 2018 at 6:50 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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      Latest: "Smile!" Jodimsteinberg5, Oct 6, 2018
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    4. Regional Topics & Requests

      Locate other Tortoise Forum members near you
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      Latest: Kent, UK - advice. JoesMum, Sep 13, 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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      Latest: COLD DARK ROOM EllieMay, Oct 16, 2018 at 5:29 PM
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    6. Site Help and Feedback

      Get technical help and let us know what needs improving.
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