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    tortoise not pooping

    thank you !!! i will try all of these things! i assumed he was still healthy after monitoring him because he still moves around ( he got a little excited with his rocks yesterday if yk what i mean ) and he still eats and has good urates, so i’m trying different foods to see if any will help him out
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    tortoise not pooping

    i moved his lamp a little to make it warmer but it’s well over 90 normally in his basking area and that’s usually where he sleeps bc he makes little holes to sleep in, i moved it because he has been more active lately so maybe he wasn’t getting warm enough to poop bc of that ? im not sure to be...
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    tortoise not pooping

    hello again i post on here quite often because i’m always concerned about my little guy, but he’s a year and a half eastern hermann’s tortoise, and well i haven’t seen him poop in a couple days, i don’t know the exact amount but i know he hasn’t since christmas day, i can’t remember before...
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    white spot on eastern hermanns tortoise head

    no, but he does like to climb around a lot and usually gets himself into sticky situations, the one thing i could think of his maybe he scraped his head against the wooden hide ?
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    white spot on eastern hermanns tortoise head

    hello! i have a year and a half old eastern hermanns torotise and i’ve noticed a white spot above his ear, that isn’t normal, ( i’ll ask pictures) not sure if it’s an abscess or skin, i will make a vet appointment as soon as it’s open again ( holidays right now ) but i wanted to see what...
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    i think my tortoise had a URI

    okay i’ll try, uhm he’s been staying ab the same but has been getting up super early and then sleeping a lot but will run and walk around a bunch when he’s not in his enclosure ( i took him outside to eat today ) is that normal? he’s still wheezing and sneezing, wheezing is sometimes consistent...
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    i think my tortoise had a URI

    any advice to getting his enclosure to 85 degrees at night, without an fans or ac or anything ( i moved the room i sleep in so i can keep his room warm) it’s staying at high 70s at night
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    i think my tortoise had a URI

    uhm i don’t know the exact name of the tops stuff but it’s like little wood chips and then the bottom is coconut choir, i thought so too ab the dryness but i just recently changed the substrate so it’s still very damp, i try to keep it as damp as possible but i’ll get a timer to run his mister
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    i think my tortoise had a URI

    hello! i have a one year old eastern hermanns tortoise and lately i’ve noticed only when he goes to bed he sneeze and i have heard some wheezing come from him. i’m really concerned and am convinced it’s a URI i already have a vet app set for his one year checkup but the problem is the closest...
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    super happy tortoise

    update we are making it 6 feet long with two levels for extra walking space !
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    super happy tortoise

    he’s not even 5 inches big and he won’t grow more than 6 the thats why im doing the two levels and 5 feet, it’s literally impossible to keep him in and 4x8 bc that’s the size of like a normal room
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    super happy tortoise

    hey guys i’m back lol, my tortoise turned 1 today !! he’s being as energetic as ever and even has started following me around the house whenever i have him walking about ( it rains a lot where i am and sometimes he needs to burn off some energy so i let him walk around it’s totally safe tho he’s...
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    camping w/ tortoise

    no i am holding the leash because i have to supervise him when he’s not in his enclosure because he has the tendency to try and eat small pebbles
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    camping w/ tortoise

    heyo im back A lot of ppl told me my tortoise would be stressed out if i took him camping and well, he is actually doing great and enjoying himself ! day 1 of camping went great, he did amazing in the car ride there and had a fun time running around in the grass of the campground eating...
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    tortoise going camping

    yea i planned on keeping his temp enclosure as close to the one he is in now including painting it to match the color of the one he is in lol, i’m very protective over him so i didn’t plan on letting people touch him anyways, and i’m going to bring his heat lamp and all that so nothing really...
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    tortoise going camping

    not even one that i can control it the temp? i’m not planning on keeping it on that high, and only if it’s too cold i was gonna use it which i doubt, he usually does fine on hot surfaces tho? he actually sometimes sleeps under his food plate which gets pretty warm lol
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    tortoise going camping

    he’s a very interesting little guy so i added new hides and i tried plastic plants but he tries to eat them bc he jus tries to eat everything? even goes after food he shouldn’t try to eat. but he just like to walk around and always has a lot to energy, i figured camping would be fine as i saw...
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    tortoise going camping

    i have a hatchling hermanns tortoise and lately he has been tending to run around a lot and jump off of his hides and i just don’t want him to flip while we are gone, it’s too much of a risk especially with him, he does stuff that will put him in danger quite often so i usually stay around to...
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    tortoise going camping

    hello! Next week i’m going camping and i don’t wanna leave my tortoise home alone as he has the tendency to run around a lot and could get into some trouble as a hatchling would. it’s only for two days the ride up there is about an hour, i bought a carrier so he can be good during the car ride...
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