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  1. Tom replied to the thread Hatchling Sully is dark brown and seems blah....

    There are four temperatures to be concerned with: Warm side, cool side, basking area and overnight low. There are many ways to generate...

    Sep 21, 2018 at 1:03 PM
  2. Tom replied to the thread Hatchling Sully is dark brown and seems blah....

    I'm using LEDs over my tortoises in my closed chambers. They work well. You don't need indoor UV if the tortoise is getting real...

    Sep 21, 2018 at 10:15 AM
  3. Tom replied to the thread Hatchling Tortoise Basking Temoerature.

    I agree with what Katieandiggy said.

    Sep 21, 2018 at 7:23 AM
  4. Tom replied to the thread Tortoise for FILM PRODUCTION.

    @filmtortoise Hello and welcome Connor. Providing animals for film is my business. Tortoises are one of my hobbies on the side. We can...

    Sep 21, 2018 at 7:18 AM
  5. Tom replied to the thread Gruesome, but true?.

    This happened with some monitor lizards too. A guy had some large nile monitors living loose in his apartment. He had a severe heart...

    Sep 21, 2018 at 7:15 AM
  6. Tom replied to the thread Torpedo’s growth.

    @Djkitten76 do a forum search for "white squiggly lines". We've discussed these many times. Short version: No one knows for sure what it...

    Sep 21, 2018 at 7:11 AM
  7. Tom replied to the thread My Latest Endeavor....

    Finally talked to my vet and got the necropsy results. That dude has seen everything and he just knows so much. He said as soon as he...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 8:13 PM
  8. Tom replied to the thread Male female sulcata personality?.

    Regular leopards tend to be shy. SA leopards tend to be bold and fearless. Adult male SA leopards can be aggressive territorial jerks,...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 8:03 PM
  9. Tom replied to the thread Male female sulcata personality?.

    I think you have a typical male sulcata. Most all of them are friendly like this. Interaction and time spent is certainly a factor, but...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 10:25 AM
  10. Tom replied to the thread Hatchling Sully is dark brown and seems blah....

    As Barb explained, if the problem is due to incorrect care at the breeders place and the resultant damage, there is nothing anyone can...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 10:17 AM
  11. Tom replied to the thread Hatchling Sully is dark brown and seems blah....

    I can offer some insight into this. Small sulcatas have a strong aversion to any sort of hide, hole in the ground, or burrow. I...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 7:21 AM
  12. Tom replied to the thread Hi! New member here, wondering if a Russian tortoise can have too much space?.

    All very good advice on this thread. I just want to chime in with one more vote against sand, and for a sunken terra cotta saucer for...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 7:09 AM
  13. Tom liked katieandiggy's post in the thread Hi! New member here, wondering if a Russian tortoise can have too much space?.

    I was exactly the same as you, I saw my little guy and I decided I was buying him. He was being kept all wrong and so dry and I battled...

    IMG_3162.jpg Sep 20, 2018 at 7:05 AM
  14. Tom liked NewHatchlingRussian's post in the thread Hi! New member here, wondering if a Russian tortoise can have too much space?.

    Thankyou. I was worried he might get lost or it would be too hard for him to walk around. The breeder I am getting him from said that...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 7:04 AM
  15. Tom liked Minority2's post in the thread Hi! New member here, wondering if a Russian tortoise can have too much space?.

    Sand is an outdated substrate option that has been known to cause eye and blockage problems in tortoises. None of our up to date care...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 7:04 AM