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  1. Kugelette

    Fading on shell?

    They are clutch mates, from Mrs. Slowcomb. No change in Rin's shell, I assume if it fades that it will happen after significant growth. Cute babies! :)
  2. Kugelette

    Planted enclosure

    No, very easy, provided you choose a clean up crew that thrives in that specific environment. Once set up they will handle molds/fungus, poops, old food, etc and provide environmental enrichment for your animals. Keeping plants is a bit trickier but growing micro greens, chia, grass, and...
  3. Kugelette

    Introducing Rin and Yuki :)

    They've been home almost two weeks now. They are Vicki babies. :) Both have gained about 6 grams each in the two weeks, does this sound about right for 7ish week old hatchlings? Yuki spotted my fruit stash and made a dash for it during weigh time... Love Yuki's little neck spots! Sweet...
  4. Kugelette

    Planted enclosure

    What you're looking for is a bioactive enclosure; if you google, there are tons of tips and examples of reptiles that are kept bioactive. I keep my girls bioactive with isopods and a couple dubia. What has grown well for me and survived high humidity and trampling is chia. I also plant...
  5. Kugelette

    Fading on shell?

    I'm not sure how likely those options are when the babies hatch out like this. It's a mystery! :)
  6. Kugelette

    Fading on shell?

    Hello, all! New here. We are getting two redfoot hatchlings (hopefully Tuesday!!) from Vicki at the Tortoise Yard and one of them shows an interesting patch of faded shell coloration and I was wondering what caused it? Pictured (hopefully!) below. Vicki said they eventually take on a normal...
  7. Kugelette

    Classroom help!

    Our local animal shelter allows classrooms to foster small animals (bunnies, guinea pigs, rodents, etc) until they find homes. Great win-win situation. I'm inclined to agree that most classrooms are short on space for torts.
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