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    How cold is too cold for my Sulcata

    Hi there, I live in Gravesend, Kent and asked the same question a few weeks ago. Many people were shocked at how low the temperatures were that I was putting my 10 year old Red Foot out in. But Harry 2 was born and raised in cold UK so is used to running around in temperatures way below those...
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    Red Foot outdoor temperatures

    It’s great to connect with someone with a sense of humour, so many tortoise people are too intense!!! Harry 2 has been in the garden again today as it’s been 22c. I think he has worn himself out as we Brought him in for the night and he settled straight down in his sleeping hut. could I ask you...
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    Red Foot outdoor temperatures

    Many thanks for your reply. What you described is exactly how Harry2 operates. I will take your advice and only put him out on sunny days. I will apologise to him but absolve myself of any responsibility saying you told me to!!. Regards.
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    Red Foot outdoor temperatures

    Thanks for your feedback. Harry 2 functions well at 20c. He has been born and raised in UK and we hardly ever reach the tempatures you quote, yet he still charges around the garden like a mad thing. Even had to pull a dead mouse out his mouth the other day, he wasn’t happy to let it go. I know...
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    Red Foot outdoor temperatures

    Hi everyone, my name is Fred Savill and live in Kent in UK. I bought a Red Foot about 4 years ago and was told he was about 3/4 years old at that time. His name is Harry 2. He is a big lump that currently weighs in at 8lb 2ozs. (Harry 1 was a spur thigh that got stolen from my back garden some...
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    Redfoot Diarrhoea. My Redfoot has had diarrhoea for the last 3 days any suggestions anyone?

    Many thanks for your reply, however there has been no change in his diet which is varied but consistent. I will reintroduce one item at a time to see what triggers the upset stomach.
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    Redfoot Diarrhoea. My Redfoot has had diarrhoea for the last 3 days any suggestions anyone?

    Hi all, Been a member for a few months now and this is my first post. My Redfoot, Harry2, has had diarrhoea for the last 3 days after eating food, either fresh or the special tortoise dehydrated pellets. (Can't remember what you professionals call it?) He is usually a very good eater without any...
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