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    Tom replied to the thread Hey.
    I like turtles.
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    Hello and welcome. Most of the care info online and from vets and pet stores is wrong. We've been doing it wrong for decades, and most...
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    Most of the pics blur when I zoom in, but those appear to be hard water stains. Mineral deposits as mineralized water evaporates and...
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    Tom replied to the thread Greetings from Joker in Texas!.
    Hello and welcome. Joker is a handsome one for sure. The split scute is a pretty good indicator that Joker is a female, but certainly...
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    Your earlier posts seemed ignorant, but at least earnest. You don't know what you are talking about, but it seemed like you meant well...
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    The baby needs to be in a brooder box set up for 7-10 days after hatching. The yolk sac needs to be completely absorbed and the...
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    @Aden and Herbie, I'm really sorry this thread has gone sideways, I hope that you are able to garner some good care info from the...
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    Tom replied to the thread Redfoot and elongated.
    My apologies. That last sentence of your first post made me think that they were currently together at your place and still breeding...
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    Tom replied to the thread Redfoot and elongated.
    Tortoises should never be kept in pairs. Species should never be mixed. Quarantine needs to be at least 6 months, and I'd go 12 months...
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    Tom reacted to OliveW's post in the thread Introduction, long post with Like Like.
    Update, Shelly is now named Tortimer, as he puts off those male vibes! @Donna Albu thank you so much for sharing! It has been a daily...
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    Tom replied to the thread New Owner's of Sulcatas.
    What type of 10.0 Reptisun? What type of bulb? They make several that are called Reptisun. T8 tubes, T5 HO tubes, cfl, LED... Are you...
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    Tom replied to the thread I need help regarding eggs..
    Here is the correct care info. Soak that baby early and often. They must be soaked daily at that size...
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    Tom replied to the thread Introduction, long post.
    More clarification on this: I prefer Repcal for smaller tortoises kept indoors, and I use the type with D3 in it for babies and indoor...
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    Tom reacted to ZEROPILOT's post in the thread What is safe??? with Like Like.
    It IS indeed a dead end and I've removed the link. Thank you
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    Tom replied to the thread New Owner's of Sulcatas.
    Hello and welcome! Most of the care info given for this species online and in pet stores is all wrong. Here is the correct care info...
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