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    Escape proof, predator proof outdoor enclosure

    Thank you!
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    Escape proof, predator proof outdoor enclosure

    I thought I read that Daylilies were not good for tortoises to eat.
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    Help needed

    I wonder if there were other eggs out in the garden where she had been?
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    What types of tortoises do you own? Favorites?

    Those pictures are exquisite!
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    Question About Specific Closed-Chamber Enclosure

    Yes, it will be a premium enclosure that you will never regret getting.
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    Question About Specific Closed-Chamber Enclosure

    I would like to mention that if the enclosure you decide upon purchasing is 24" tall you will want to use a HOT5 12% bulb, because at that distance you will need the 12% to ensure proper UV to the tortoise. No Screens at all. Use a Radiant Heat Panel mounted inside on the ceiling of the...
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    Our Big Sulcata Suddenly Became Lethargic with Weak Rear Legs, Reduced Appetite

    Pain will slow down the digestive tract allowing for more gas to build up. When the intestine fills with gas this causes more pain and more slowing of the digestive tract. I imagine the enlarged intestine is what is causing the weakness in his back legs. Making sure he stays warm enough will...
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    Red Sack Under Tail - New Hatchling

    Please keep soaking that baby daily! Straining of some sort must have been behind the prolapse to begin with. Better hydration will hopefully prevent future problems.
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    Red Sack Under Tail - New Hatchling

    Thank you for this excellent article.
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    Impaction advice please!

    I would get a second opinion.
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    Need advice hatchling with a ??

    Perhaps a spina bifida/meningocele/myelomeningocele = spina bifida cystic? Can the baby ambulate?
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    Impaction advice please!

    I am wondering what the Vet felt about those white stone like looking objects on the X-ray. Are these uroliths or bladder stones? Perhaps your tortoise isn't impacted with poop but perhaps more of a urinary tract obstruction.
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    Impaction advice please!

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    The next group of 15 babies will be ready to go to their forever homes the first of October.

    The next group of 15 babies will be ready to go to their forever homes the first of October.
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