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  1. ToryTort

    Have I purchased a fake MVB ?

    Hello Last week I purchased a 100 watt Zoo med power sun MVB. I swapped my old Arcadia bulb “6 months old” for the power sun bulb, it worked for less than 24hours then it blew. I sent it back after taking photographs and I received the replacement today, The elements on my replacement look...
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    Help - Scab/lump/crater in a crease on my Sulcatas neck

    Hello I noticed a scab on my Sulcatas neck, I don’t know if he is cut his self on his shell. I am worried it might be internal because there a sought of crater under the scab. Could it be a possible infection. He’s in the vet tomorrow was the earliest I could get.
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    Is this early signs of pyramiding ?

    When I purchased him/her I was provided a tortoise table along with a load of bad advice. I quickly found out all the information was wrong. I contacted the breeder and asked him how he raised his hatchlings. He said in an open top table with D3 lighting “he seemed to think D3 bulbs are the holy...
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    Help with my Sulcata Tortoise

    Hi all I purchased a Sulcata Tortoise from what I thought was a responsible breeder, When purchased he provided me a small tort table with a bad fluorescent bulb. I had done a lot of research before hand and read that it was ok to spray the terrain etc to keep the humidity up. After doing a...
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    What has happened to my Sulcatas tail ?

    Hello all I noticed my Sulcatas tail looked different as though the tip has fell off. I wondered is this normal or should I take him the vet. Thanks
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    Sulcata Information help to clear up after being told wrong information.

    I purchased a Sulcata a couple of weeks ago. It came with a tortoise table and a rubbish bulb with plastic light fitting. The pet store said for me to keep the light on 24hours, I knew this to be wrong after doing a little research before purchasing and couldn’t believe what he’s said. Anyway i...