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Tom's Recent Activity

  1. Tom replied to the thread My Latest Endeavor....

    I don't recognize that screech, so I don't think they are red tails, but this is the time of year when mated adult pairs are raising...

    Jun 18, 2018 at 5:27 PM
  2. Tom replied to the thread Enclosure advice please.

    65 at night is fine for baby russians and other Testudo that come from temperate climates. I don't know where the 80 degree thing was...

    Jun 18, 2018 at 5:22 PM
  3. Tom liked katieandiggy's post in the thread BABY Leopards in a Conservatory.

    Lol i love the American/English conversions for things. My son watches so many YouTube videos for things like Fortnite etc and the...

    Jun 18, 2018 at 6:14 AM
  4. Tom replied to the thread What kind of tortoise is this?.

    Its a turtle. Box turtle.

    Jun 17, 2018 at 2:50 PM
  5. Tom replied to the thread BABY Leopards in a Conservatory.

    I don't think most of us over here know what a conservatory is. Can you describe it? And only your thermometer can answer your...

    Jun 17, 2018 at 2:49 PM
  6. Tom liked JanelP's post in the thread Share experiment results.

    Ok, First off, I'm just going to say be nice. This I am hoping is going to be an on going thread on a journey of dealing with my female...

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  7. Tom replied to the thread Outdoor temperature question.

    I've temped rocks sitting in the sun here in summer at 160+ as the tortoise walked by it. They know to get out of the sun. Those temps...

    Jun 16, 2018 at 9:23 PM
  8. Tom liked MARC4's post in the thread Plant and weed picking question.

    Thank you! I'm very excited about tomorrow. Ive been reading up on propagating ice plant all afternoon (I'm going to get a bunch because...

    Jun 16, 2018 at 9:20 PM
  9. Tom replied to the thread Free South African Leopard Baby.

    I'll keep you posted if the next in line one falls through. Thank you for considering this special little guy.

    Jun 16, 2018 at 9:19 PM
  10. Tom replied to the thread Plant and weed picking question.

    This depends on the weeds, but most weeds last longer in the fridge than store bought greens. I regularly pick weeds from a variety of...

    Jun 16, 2018 at 8:26 PM
  11. Tom replied to the thread Car rides and tortoise?.

    This will vary with individuals. Some are highly stressed and won't eat for a few days after a car ride, and others don't seem bothered...

    Jun 16, 2018 at 8:22 PM
  12. Tom replied to the thread Outdoor temperature question.

    That is excellent. You want there to be places to go to warm up.

    Jun 16, 2018 at 8:21 PM
  13. Tom replied to the thread Free South African Leopard Baby.

    Where are you?

    Jun 16, 2018 at 8:20 PM
  14. Tom replied to the thread Can I feed my baby Leopard these weeds?.

    I would not feed any of those except the grass.

    Jun 16, 2018 at 8:19 PM
  15. Tom replied to the thread Boots/Apache do they need a Fogger?.

    Are we talking about sulcatas, or Tunisian greek tortoises? In either case, I vote no on the fogger. Use closed chambers and the...

    Jun 16, 2018 at 9:20 AM