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  1. Toddrickfl1

    Winteringing indoor pens getting ready for t next few months indoor, spring cleaning.

    Getting ready to bring in the Torts in got a few more things try go but both have water fall pond now and thefinish houses are heated to 82f year round.
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    Beautiful Eastern

    Found this handsome dude walking across my back yard while having coffee this morning. Not shy at all either. Good to see them still around.
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    Tortoise and Bird Friendship.

    So, somehow a bird is finding it's way into my basement. It leaves every night and has been coming back and hanging out in my tortoise pen all day for about a week now. It's even bathing in my tortoise water dish, eating out of her bowl, and going in and out of her house! I bought a bag of bird...
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    Hydroponic greens

    So I've embarked on a new mission, hydroponic greens. I've been reading a lot about it and decided to give it a try. Set up my own diy system and I've got 6 butter crunch lettuce sprouts started. If it's successful the goal is to be able to grow a head of lettuce to pick and throw in each...
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    I got worms

    In my Worm Farm! I've got quite a few turtles and tortoise that enjoy worms and I got tired of buying them, so I started my own colony of Turtle/Tortoise Snacks. About a year ago I bought a plastic tote. I drilled small holes on each side of the tote and the lid. Started out with a small layer...
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    Stolen Box Turtles in GA

    People suck sometimes.....
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    Lost his way

    Found this little guy in the parking lot at my job. Brought him down the street back to the woods and released him. He really didn't seem too appreciative, instead of thanking me he peed on me ?
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    4x8 Enclosure build

    Built a 4x8 table for for one of my Redfoots today. The Night Box is heated to 84F and the basking spot is about 93F. I know Redfoots don't necessarily need a basking spot but I like to provide one. The Strip light is a 6500k LED. The substrate is Cypress mulch and I lined the wood with a Tarp...
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    Shell-less incubation.

    Thought this was super cool
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    Before Mazuri

    There was hibiscus, the original "Tortoise Crack"
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    Illness in outdoor vs indoor Torts.

    I recently moved my tortoise outside full time and I got to thinking, are outdoor Torts more prone to illness than indoor Torts, Being that they're outside and exposed to the elements vs indoors in a controlled environment?
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    Torts seem to be flocking to me.

    I'm at work but I just got a call from my grandmother who lives with me and she found this on my back patio! More pictures to come when I get home lol.
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    Growing greens in Cinder Blocks.

    I planted some greens inside Cinder blocks this weekend. Not sure if it'll work or not. Anybody else ever try this? And did it work? So far I've planted red lettuce, kale, romaine, and arugula.
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    Not laying eggs.

    If my turtle is 100% gravid and has been displaying nesting behavior for almost 2 weeks but for some reason won't lay her eggs, at what point should I intervene and take her to a Vet?
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    Any fellow DogeCoiners here?

    Just wondering if any of my fellow Tortoise enthusiast are also holding Dogecoin and currently riding this ?. If you are, CONGRATULATIONS!
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    Redfoots and Urates?

    Just wondering if anybody knows why Redfoots don't produce Urates? Or do they? I've never seen any Urates produced from my Redfoots and I've been wondering why that is?
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    Tortoise back scratches!

    Oldie but Goodie, Tortoise back scratches. Would love to see some other tort videos here. Share your tortoise Shenanigan vids!
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    Underwater Live Camera.

    Deerfield beach Pier in south Florida has an underwater live camera that's really cool. I often pop it up on my TV and watch it. It's like having an aquarium in your living room! From time to time you see something really cool like a big barracuda, shark, Manta ray, turtle, etc. A couple days...
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    Happy birthday!

    Large Marge is 2 years old today. Weighing in at about 2lbs now. When she first hatchedToday, 2 years old!
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    What a jerk!

    So I try to be nice and treat my Tortoise Murphy to a nice delicious Earthworm and what do I get? Rammed, I get rammed! Ungrateful punk!