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    Well, there's no talking to you, so this is the last I'm going to say on this subject - I operated a turtle/tortoise rescue for over...
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    Tom replied to the thread What is safe???.
    Kale is fine once in a while, and so are the other foods you mentioned. Broadleaf weeds should be the main diet. Read this for the care...
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    Tom replied to the thread Calcium Sand.
    Absolutely not safe. Anything else that you were told by the person who told you that should be suspect. Most care info on line and from...
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    I just sold all of mine. Contact @NorCal tortoise guy for healthy well started well hydrated babies.
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    You think 50 years of tortoise keeping of multiple species in multiple situations doesn't give a person some insight into their...
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    You talk about "science" and then type up several paragraphs devoted to emotion and opinion. You too will learn these lessons the hard...
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    We studied some of those experiments in my college classes. I believe B.F. Skinner did some with rats, but I might be mixing that up. So...
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    Tom replied to the thread Introduction, long post.
    Decorative plants are grown with systemic pesticides that last a year. Best to grow your own from seeds or from cuttings. Two or three...
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    Only your thermometer can tell you if 100 watts is enough in your enclosure. It is pretty large and open, so you might need two 100 watt...
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    Tom replied to the thread Male or Female?.
    Do you feed him Mazuri? If not, some original 5M21 type might help put some size on him, and they tend to love it too. They love it so...
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    Tom replied to the thread New owner of rescue tort <3.
    Hello and welcome! Most of the care info you find online and from pet stores and most other sources will be all wrong. Here is the...
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    Tom replied to the thread Hermann's pyramiding.
    Pyramiding is caused by growth in conditions that are too dry., It can be exacerbated by using the wrong lamps too. This tortoise is...
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    Tom replied to the thread Wanted Baby radiated tortoises in CA.
    Hello and welcome. Don't keep them as a pair. Get one, or three or more. Or get two and house them individually. @Rodriguez Chelonians...
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    Tom replied to the thread Male or Female?.
    The size is likely a function of how he was started before you got him. How much time does he spend outdoors each day? Pyramiding is...
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    Tom replied to the thread Male or Female?.
    Much too small to sex and very small for its age. Here is the care info that Barb mentioned...
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