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Recent content by RussianTortoiseLover5

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    Red Sores on Knee

    Okay thanks. I was confused on what he meant. I’ll try attaching the pic again:
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    Red Sores on Knee

    Here is the picture:
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    Red Sores on Knee

    Hello Y’all, I just noticed that my Russian tortoise Sheldon has a couple red patches (maybe a rash) and a small whiteish sore on his knee. I tried to get a picture but he kept moving so it isn’t the best. Please help me figure out what it is and what I can do to fix it.
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    Best Thermometer and Hygrometer?

    Could you use a meat thermometer to measure the temperature accurately?
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    Please help! Our baby Russian is struggling!

    I am so so sorry for your loss.
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    Please Help! Russian Tortoise Not Eating!

    Okay, the only problem with the uvb strip is that I don’t have a lid on my tank so I don’t know where I would put it. Also, what wattage would you suggest for the heat lamp? Right now it’s 75w
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    Please Help! Russian Tortoise Not Eating!

    @Yvonne G I could use your expertise :)
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    Please Help! Russian Tortoise Not Eating!

    Yes I am going to change the substrate this weekend to a better kind. I just wanted to see how this would work because it was much cheaper at lowes. *Yikes as I dig through it more I am even noticing pieces of plastic
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    Please Help! Russian Tortoise Not Eating!

    Yeah that makes sense, my only question is how do I make the bulbs hotter, and how do I keep him warm through out the night without a heat pad?
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    Please Help! Russian Tortoise Not Eating!

    Thank you so much, I just uploaded a few pictures of my inclosure. He has a hide in the cool end and a basking slate (Which I also feed him on) in the warm end. The bulbs that I use are the Desert UVB & Heat Lighting KIt which comes with a Zoo-med Reptisun 10.0 UVB 13 Watt Desert Bulb and a 75...
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    Please Help! Russian Tortoise Not Eating!

    Hello Everybody, I have had my tortoise for about 2 1/2 months and I love him so much. He has been great and for the most part has been eating good but recently (Within the past few weeks) He has stopped eating and subsequently stopped pooping. Otherwise he seems to be normal. He doesn't have...
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    Super strength??

    Haha! Okay I kind of figured but are there are any hides that you would recommend? I’ve only had this one for a little over a month. :)
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    Super strength??

    Hello, so today my tort was resting in his usual place: under his log. And then when I came back in probably after about 4 hours it was split in half. Is this super strength or super crappy wood?? @Yvonne
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    Pink goo

    Okay, thanks so much Yvonne!!
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