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Tom's Recent Activity

  1. Tom liked Chasen's post in the thread New to the Forum.

    When I was 18 my best friend found a couple little white fluff balls on the ground and we raised them up. I had know idea what we were...

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  2. Tom replied to the thread Right lights or not.

    You've gotten some bad advice. Your tortoise is pyramiding a lot. This is because the environment is too dry, and because of the "spot"...

    Feb 23, 2019 at 12:40 PM
  3. Tom replied to the thread Trike & I are newbies in need.

    @Markw84 Can you have a look and tell us what species this is?

    Feb 23, 2019 at 12:33 PM
  4. Tom replied to the thread doesn't eat.

    70-75 degrees at night is much too cold. It needs to be no lower than 80 in the coldest part of the enclosure at night. A ceramic...

    Feb 23, 2019 at 12:30 PM
  5. Tom replied to the thread doesn't eat.

    What is your humidity? What is the overnight low temp and how do you maintain that? Any colored bulbs? What type of UV bulb? Where did...

    Feb 23, 2019 at 9:32 AM
  6. Tom liked Cheryl Hills's post in the thread Is My Tortoise Healthy?.

    This is not a russian tortoise. Looks more like an Eastern box turtle. Sunlight through a window will not provide her with the uvb...

    Feb 23, 2019 at 7:39 AM
  7. Tom liked Yvonne G's post in the thread Is My Tortoise Healthy?.

    I'm fairly sure that all your turtle's problems are stemming from the fact she isn't kept in a regular habitat, suitable for box...

    Feb 23, 2019 at 7:39 AM
  8. Tom replied to the thread dimmers revisited.

    Every enclosure is different. We can tell you the temperature parameters to aim for, but everyone must "custom tune" their heating and...

    Feb 23, 2019 at 7:35 AM
  9. Tom replied to the thread Housing dart frogs with mourning geckos?.

    The "Old World" Would be all of Africa, Asia, Europe and Australia. The "New World" would be all of the Americas. Mixing species from...

    Feb 23, 2019 at 7:29 AM
  10. Tom replied to the thread Leopard urates excretion.

    A pellet only diet is not the way to go. In your climate you should have plenty of green growing food all year. You just have to figure...

    Feb 23, 2019 at 7:27 AM
  11. Tom replied to the thread Housing dart frogs with mourning geckos?.

    Which part my friend? The country of origin part, or the asexual reproduction part?

    Feb 23, 2019 at 7:24 AM
  12. Tom liked hollyandT's post in the thread Waking her up after hibernation.

    I know what you mean and like Tom stated here in the uk I doubt it would work unless you turned your heating on full in a room with a...

    Feb 23, 2019 at 7:23 AM
  13. Tom replied to the thread Urate.

    I prefer to use closed chamber made from expanded PVC, like these:...

    Feb 23, 2019 at 7:21 AM
  14. Tom replied to the thread Please help (not growing).

    Grocery store greens by themselves are not a good food source. They lack fiber, some have low calcium or the wrong Ca to Ph ratio, and...

    Feb 23, 2019 at 7:18 AM
  15. Tom replied to the thread Please help (not growing).

    Humidity should be 80%+ al over and 100% in his humid hide.

    Feb 23, 2019 at 7:12 AM