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 owner of Russian Tortoise! Jeanettics, Nov 19, 2019 at 11:04 AM
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    2. Site Announcements

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      Latest: Experiment to help non-members ask questions Boe, Nov 15, 2019 at 8:49 PM
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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: they never give up Tom, Nov 19, 2019 at 9:58 AM
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    2. Advanced Tortoise Topics

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      Latest: Breeding Hinge backs and Russians wellington, Nov 18, 2019 at 3:22 PM
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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”? BrookeB, Nov 16, 2019 at 5:42 PM
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    4. Tortoise Breeding

      Discuss breeding, mating habits, eggs, incubation and other reproduction topics
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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: Help! (Looking for a min/max thermometer) Blackdog1714, Nov 19, 2019 at 10:22 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: Pumpkin Guts!!! Tom, Nov 18, 2019 at 2:27 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: Please help (closed eyes) Blackdog1714, Nov 19, 2019 at 9:28 AM
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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: Phoenix Brumation for DT - need advice bioteach, Nov 13, 2019 at 8:13 AM
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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: Russian Tortoise needs new home Tortoise MasterMan, Nov 18, 2019 at 7:13 PM
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    4. Lost and Found

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      Latest: found in backyard ! Help Loohan, Oct 27, 2019
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    5. Reptile Related Events

      Post local reptile shows, tortoise races, charity events and the like
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      Latest: Portland Metro Reptile Expo 2020 Yvonne G, Nov 15, 2019 at 9:52 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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      Latest: Herpstat 4 (Spyder Robotics) orgetorix, Nov 12, 2019
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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: Pretend Chat 2.14 maggie18fan, Nov 18, 2019 at 1:05 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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    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 Cathie G, Nov 19, 2019 at 11:08 AM
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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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