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  1. CLMoss

    Growing Cactus Pads

    I started these pads around the beginning of the year. Note that I waited a week of so for the cut edge to dry and then started to lightly water. This is the way I grow cactus pads in my area... ~C
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    Winter Orchids

    Here are a few of the orchids that I have in-bloom at this time. All but one are species. If anybody is interested in growing orchids it their home, I would be happy to help you. Just ask question I am here to help. All of my orchids are grown on windowsill. And are out-of -doors in the...
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    Help! Star Hatchling Needs Help!

    Please help Bogart with his Star Hatchling! He needs info about baby food soaks. ~C
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    Stats for Becky & River

    [/size][size=medium] OK, new photos and stats on Becky & River. Plastron size 8/2/12 to 12/7/12 and grms. Becky's plastron size today is 3" and she weight in at 176 grams. She is .5" larger with a gain of 84 gms since Aug 2nd of this year. Becky was one year old on 11/22/12. River's...
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    Mac Laptops

    Apple MacBook Pro MD104LL/A 15.4-Inch Laptop (NEWEST VERSION) Hi, I am still trying to decide what to do about buying a new laptop. What do you think about this laptop? Thanks, C
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    fir bark & coconut for substrate

    In the past I was able to help one of the members find good fir bark. I am an orchid grower, and I have used large quanties of this stuff. I buy my fir bark at I beleive that the fir bark cost $15 per cubic food and the coconut cost $22.00 per kilo bale, they have other media...
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    Thriving Pets Meds for cats-dogs-horses

    Sadly I found the website: last March when my six year old kitty was diagonosed with Chronic Renal Failure. This site has a number of meds, vits, etc. sold at the fraction of the price that one would pay for at the vets office. The first vet that I brought Kiki to charged...
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    lap top computers...

    Hi, I am thinking about buying a new laptop computer. There are so many different brands of computers that I am lost! What would you recommend? I would just need it for; emails, or viewing websites and saving photos. I guess that I would like something that is not too expensive, maybe $500...
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    Becky and River

    [/size] I took a few (not so great) photos of Becky and River, my S.L. Stars. Becky was hatched 11-21-11 and River 2/16/12 (I have to check my records).
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    I picked up River today!

    Hi, I went to vist Larry G. today to pick up my little River! River's hatch date was 2/20/12 and Becky's hatch date was 11/22/11. Note the size difference. Becky is only three months older than River. I think that he will be a lighter SL Star. Thanks, Claudia
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    Becky is home!

    Hi, I picked up Becky on Sunday and met Larry G. This was a wonderful experience for me because, I don't know anybody with a tortoise! I live in Brooklyn, NY! The only tortoises that I have seen were a few from time to time at a pet store and the one that I owned. In spite of my...
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    Baby Becky my SL Star.

    Hi, Well, tomorrow is the big day! I am picking up my Becky. I am really excited and nervous about caring for such a young baby (hatch date was November 22). Her enclosure is ready; heat, lighting, hide, food, etc. However, my biggest concern is over night tempeture. My house is set...
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    Baby SL Star coming home soon!

    This is my baby SL Star "Becky." She will be home with me in a few weeks. I will have lots of questions! LOL! Thanks, C
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    Oil Painter

    Hi, My website: Or you can check out some of my oil paintings on face book. Claudia Lynn Moss, I will friend you! Thanks, ~C
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    Hi, New to forum.

    Hi, I just lost my Indian Star after having him for many years... I am sick over my loss. I need this forum in regards to why he passed, and to learn more about Stars. Also, I would like to buy another Star; however, I am worried about baby Stars and their mortality rate. Most of the rep...