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    Tortoises Sick

    Update: We took them to the groomer today and got them checked out, basically its either a minor problem or a major problem. At the vet, he gave them a steroid shot and a antibiotic shot because he thinks its most likely allergies. The major problem is that he might have a brain tumor. He said...
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    Tortoises Sick

    Realized that today, already scheduled an appointment
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    Tortoises Sick

    He wont eat though
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    Tortoises Sick

    Oh, no. They're inside. And hes held on for 3 days now, if they were just fire ants hed let go. I also bought him some liquid vitamin because he hasn't been in the sun in the winter.
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    Tortoises Sick

    Is aloe ok to put on him if it is?
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    Tortoises Sick

    Also theres red spots around where he's biting, do you think its a skin infection? Or just the cold.
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    Tortoises Sick

    Yep! This is my first year taking care of them, so I guess I need to do more research. Or just learn from my mistakes
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    Tortoises Sick

    Thank you! I'm trying to keep them warm constantly now. But how do I keep them at 80 degrees outside constantly? In Alabama the temp is always changing, so its hard to keep them 80+ at all times. In the barn, I gave them hay to burrow in and a heating lamp, and the barn has heating in it. I'm...
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    Tortoises Sick

    I did feed them during the winter. I'm just not sure how to keep them at 80 degrees constantly. Any ideas would be great for keeping them warm at all times.
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    Tortoises Sick

    Yes, wrong temps make sense. I put them in the barn for the winter time but i guess it wasn't warm enough so I took them to my room. The humidity is 72% and the temp is also 72 fahrenheit. I'm going to put them outside today because the high is 82 (they have a little outside enclosure in my...
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    Tortoises Sick

    Hes also biting himself.
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    Tortoises Sick

    My yellow footed tortoises has recently been sick. Jerry's (girl tortoise) eyes were filmed shut. I washed it head under warm water and opened one but the other is still shut. Noses are full of snot and she's shaking when she walks. Haven't seen her eat or poop. Garry's (boy tortoise) eyes are...
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