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  1. Tom replied to the thread I believe I have a rare sulcata tortoise someone help?.

    Your water turtle pic posted, but I'm not seeing answers to my questions yet.

    Aug 18, 2019 at 4:37 PM
  2. Tom replied to the thread I believe I have a rare sulcata tortoise someone help?.

    When they don't grow there is something wrong. There is no "mini sulcata". If you want our help, we will need more info. Lots of people...

    Aug 18, 2019 at 3:34 PM
  3. Tom replied to the thread Arcadia 12% UVB T5 HO.

    In a closed chamber, it could add a lot. It really depends on the amount of ventilation. I run the shorter 22" one in one of my closed...

    Aug 18, 2019 at 2:30 PM
  4. Tom replied to the thread How long should I separate my sulcata to avoid breeding/lay eggs.

    Some females will lay eggs even if no male is present. While at least one species can retain viable sperm for five years, the leopards,...

    Aug 18, 2019 at 2:28 PM
  5. Tom liked Chubbs the tegu's post in the thread Picking up my new northern monday.

    Tom you couldnt of been more accurate! Best lizard ive ever owned. So interactive and curious. I come into the room and he climbs to the...

    Aug 18, 2019 at 2:27 PM
  6. Tom replied to the thread Mazuri?.

    I soaked a whole bunch of regular Mazuri and then I mixed handfuls of LS into the mush. Doing it this way, my adults sulcatas ate the LS...

    Aug 18, 2019 at 2:05 PM
  7. Tom replied to the thread Picking up my new northern monday.

    @Chubbs the tegu , So tell me honestly: Did I over-sell how awesome these lizards are, or are they really just that awesome?

    Aug 18, 2019 at 2:02 PM
  8. Tom replied to the thread Mazuri?.

    After using the original one with such success, I was initially excited about the "new" type with "better" ingredients. Imagine my...

    Aug 18, 2019 at 1:48 PM
  9. Tom replied to the thread Vivarium height.

    I find 24" to be the best height for an indoor closed chamber. 18" can work, and I wouldn't go higher than 30".

    Aug 18, 2019 at 1:43 PM
  10. Tom replied to the thread Mazuri?.

    The early version that I tested did not soften up in water even when I left it over night. Hot water didn't work either. Some people at...

    Aug 18, 2019 at 1:41 PM
  11. Tom replied to the thread One of my baby torts are not doing well.....

    Where did you get it? How was it started after hatching?

    Aug 18, 2019 at 5:01 AM
  12. Tom liked tglazie's post in the thread Female marginated tortoise has become aggressive.

    Yeah, in my experience, female marginated tortoises can often be just as aggressive as the males, and they don't need to be carrying...

    Aug 18, 2019 at 5:00 AM
  13. Tom replied to the thread Mazuri?.

    Presumably, taste and smell. And it also doesn't get soft when soaked, so smaller tortoises can't eat it.

    Aug 18, 2019 at 4:56 AM
  14. Tom replied to the thread One of my baby torts are not doing well.....

    This will explain. There is nothing you can do at this stage. This baby was dead before you bought it. Somebody along the way failed to...

    Aug 18, 2019 at 4:54 AM
  15. Tom replied to the thread Huge rock impaction TT-TT.

    Incorrect diet is the typical cause of this problem. If your tortoise survives, you'll need to start feeding it a much better diet....

    Aug 18, 2019 at 4:49 AM