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    Help with red foot

    He was basking a bit back in the summer when I got him, he is in a quiet room so has no disturbance, that's him a year old this week : )
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    Help with red foot

    Hiya, he has fresh water daily, if anything he is spoiled when it comes to the food. He has kale, pal choi little gem tomato papaya spinach mango
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    Help with red foot

    Yes I did wonder if that was the case, but how to enclose the top without making it a jail? Will think about that one, I read that glass enclosures ain't good for them. I will post pics when were home, on holiday( mike too) at the moment. Thanks for reply
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    Help with red foot

    Happy new year. Just an update, you were spot on mike, the round thermometers I had were out by 15 degrees. No wonder he was docile. I'm on it now, these two new digital ones are a lot better. I also got a humidity digital one too. He's actually sitting out just now , not basking but he has...
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    Help with red foot

    I will also fit a heat mat, as our temperatures set to plummet again
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    Help with red foot

    Yes it's round ones I've got, cost 8 pound each. I will go get new ones tomorrow
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    Help with red foot

    Thanks for the advice mike
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    Help with red foot

    I have three, two temperature ones and one humidity, mmm they are just stick on ones, I will test them out.
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    Help with red foot

    I'm not home at the moment sorry, I just feel like I'm doing something wrong but I don't know what
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    Help with red foot

    hi, he's in a wooden tortoise house, basking spot thermometer reads 89-90 and his sleeping area thermometer reads 80. He gets his greens and calcium I spray his enclosure twice a day, he beds in small pet hay and has tortoise soil in his enclosure. And fresh water daily
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    Help with red foot

    Hi, Mike is a year old now, and up until about a month ago he was doing fine but is constantly sleeping unless I lift him, he eats when I do this but won't come out by himself. He does both from the other end too. I read that red foots don't hibernate but does that still apply when he's living...
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    getting there

    hi, hes a red foot eight months old, ok, didn't know hat about tomato, thanks, that will now be very limited, can they eat sprouts leaves?
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    getting there

    Hi, just a little update, im a new tortoise mummy to Mike and was worried about him feeding, well, he now loves mango, spring greens, tomatoes, lettuce stalks. so were getting there. he was just eating the pellets but im happier hes eating these things now. I know this might sound silly but...
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    update from a newbie

    hi, yeah even the plants listed are not known to me. I will do some searching to find out what these are. thanks karen
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    update from a newbie

    thanks. I haven't ever heard of the things like romaine, escarole and endive lettuce, maybe they are called different names here. karen
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    update from a newbie

    hi thanks all for the replies. im finding it more difficult to use a forum than look after mike haha, I have changed him to the sub soil stuff which I spray twice a day and have got him smaller bowls(since this pic was taken) as hes still very small. our climate wont allow him to be outside...
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    concerned about his urine

    thanks or that, I was worried that he didn't pee very often so that gets rid of that worry. karen
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    update from a newbie

    mike my new baby redfoot
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    update from a newbie

    hi there, Mike the tortoise has been with us for 11 days now and im glad to say were kinda in a routine. he was very shy at first but is great now, although he sleeps a lot. he was just eating those complete pellets, but now loves his crunchy lettuce and tomato. The vet gave him a clean bill of...
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