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  1. turtlebean

    My Tortoise Has Evolved

    Hi all! Little update on my little bean. When I first got Tortillini I was feeding him a diet of mostly grocery store greens. The occasional tortoise pellets soaked and mixed in. Mostly escarole, chicory, some spring mix, small amount of red and green lettuce maybe some spinach, some turnip or...
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    Bought my tortoise a friend!!

    Hi all! As most of you may know, I have a cute little russian tortoise named Tortillini:) I am now adding a new little one to our family! He got delivered a couple days ago but I’m just now getting time to unbox him. I have learned a couple important things so far from my short time on this...
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    Finally Weighed my Russian Tortoise!

    I’ve been reading a lot on these forums about how people weigh their tortoises to keep track of their growth to see if its healthy or not.. or something like that. To be honest i’m not actually sure what the real reason is, or what a good weight for my tortoise should be! If any of you guys...
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    Growing Testudo Seed Mix in the Enclosure!

    Hi all! About a month ago I started growing some Testudo Seed Mix, that I purchased from TortoiseSupply, in a container by a window. I watered it pretty regularly (when I didn’t forget to lol) and it got constant sunlight. It did so well! This was it at the end of March, probably a week or so...
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    Rating My Tortoise's Behavior

    Hi guys, me again :) I just wanted to share some top tier photos of my boy Tortillini. He’s been out here eating, sleeping, moving, basically just living his best life. Felt it was my parental duty to evaluate the decisions and lifestyle choices Tortillini has been choosing. Escarole eating...
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    A Day in the Life of Tortillini

    Hi all! As some of you guys know, i’m newish to these forums as well as still new to owning a tortoise! I got tortillini I think about 3-4 weeks ago. Who knows, in quarantine all of my days are starting to blend together lol! I just wanted to share some pictures of my little guy and his daily...
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    Concerned Burrowing Behavior. New Owner

    Hey guys, Just wanted to ask a question on here since I have been strolling through the forums and have yet to find a concrete answer. I have had my adult CB tortoise for just about a week now. He seems to like his enclosure, I have been soaking regularly, he’s been eating a healthy diet of...
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    Building my first enclosure! Russian Tortoise

    Hey everyone! I am brand new to these forums and fairly new to the tortoise life. I have had my fair share of experiences with aquatic turtles, especially babies, but as I have learned, tortoises are very different. About a two months ago I really decided I was ready to commit to getting a...
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