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  1. thatkiidsean


    Hey guys, I am wondering for a RFT what would I use as a heat source, would I need a gay time bulb and a basking bulb? How many watts? What about UVA? I am so confused. Can someone please help me, Also What is the best brand of calcium and vitamin power to put on their food for them to absorb...
  2. thatkiidsean


    Hey guys! Sorry for posting so much lately -- I am close to getting my tortoise, and I want to make sure I have everything! I plan to get Mazuri, but how much should I give my tortoise, and do I have to soften it with water or give the tortoise the pellets? What happens if the tortoise does...
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    Hello everyone! I know I've asked this question before, but I never got a straightforward answer: Since RFT need to be in a humid environment, I plan to put in live plants in his enclosure, but watering the plants & misting to keep the enclosure humid would attract little bugs in my area. How...
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    Tortoise Toys

    Hey guys! I know I've been posting a lot on here lately, but I was wondering: would a tortoise, specifically a RFT, have any objects it would like to play with, such as a cuttle bone or anything to keep him from getting bored? Thank you!
  5. thatkiidsean


    Hey guys, I am getting a Red Foot Tortoise and I am wondering since the humidity has to be kept at a certain level and I plan on using cocoir fiber and repti bark but I am scared that little bus will also make it its home if that is true how do I prevent them and how do I get rid of them? Ill...
  6. thatkiidsean

    Do any of you guys have any experience with Dr. Fosters and Smith? I ordered them for salt water tank and I have ok experience with them but I don't know how I would like it for reptile stuff any suggestions?
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    Hey guys, I went to Petsmart for the bulbs for my soon to be RF and I am wondering what lights I should get, What I priced and looked at was m Exo Terra Vision Lamp 26 w $$25.99 All Things Living 75 w $8.99 ( I think this was the basking bulb not too sure I didnt write that down Exoterra 60w...
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    Supply List

    Hey guys, I went to PetSmart today to look at some tortoise supplies. I plan on getting a red foot tortoise just trying to figure out thr right stuff to get. I priced the following and hoping you can tell me if this is right what i am missing or could get rid off. I have to check Petco and my...
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    hermit crabs?

    Good evening everyone! I was wondering do any of you guys have any Hermit crabs with there RFT? I was reading that they can be very beneficial but would it hurt the tortoise? and whats the tort:crab ratio? also what would also b good too add to the ssubstrate? thanks! Sean Kennedy
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    Question switching from sulcata to red footed

    Hey everybody after doing a bunch of research I found that a sulcata wo [hr] Would be to big so I was just wondering is there any red footed tortoise breeders on hirer or ones near Massachusetts they seem a lot better suited for me thanks!
  11. thatkiidsean

    UVA/UVB ?

    Hey everyone since I am new here I am confused on what to do for the vitamins for the tort? When it's a baby does it need a UVA or UVB bulb in addition to the heat lamp (does it need one? ) sorry I am new at this. Also what's the difference between UVA and UVB ? I have a bunch if questions I am...
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    Sulcata enclosure

    Hey guys it's Sean again , researching for my new sulcata . I know that younglings need humidity and heat so I was wondering would a Rubbermaid tub be good for a hatchling ? Or the zoomed tortoise table? I need ideas on the perfect inside enclosure I want my tort to be as happy as he can be...
  13. thatkiidsean


    Hey guys Im sorry for so many post all at once but I hav narrowed down to a russian or a red footed tortoise.. Im still doing alot of research but do they both have similar care? thanks :D
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    Shopping list?

    Hey guys, I am new to this forum and I am doing a ton of research for getting a tortoise I have built a tortoise table but im confused on what to buy. I was wondering can you guys like give a shopping list? Every time i try to do research I keep finding things but than when I look somewhere...
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    Newbie :D

    Hey guys.. My name is Sean I am new here ... Im doing my research because I plan on getting a tort. I have built a tortoise table 5' by 3' I just have a few questions from there. Which would be a better tort to get a russian,greek,hermanns? Im trying to do all the research .. Also im am stuck...