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  1. Kisobel

    Hermann Tortoise Checkup / Questions

    I do have black electric tape, I shall use that. Does it not leak at all? I didn't think it was that sticky
  2. Kisobel

    Hermann Tortoise Checkup / Questions

    Just done so :tort:👍 ty
  3. Kisobel

    Hermann Tortoise Checkup / Questions

    thanking you :) Clear tape or ducktape? does it not make the viv look ugly? I know its not about looks but, mastering both is cool
  4. Kisobel

    Hermann Tortoise Checkup / Questions

    So. I can only get to I believe 17 inches, thats as high it is at the roof to the substrate. Is this still okay? and also yeah I had a look at the solar meter 6.5 previously but seen the price so I pretended I didn't see it 🤣 No, in real note I will eventually buy one tho. p.s. I can't...
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    Hermann Tortoise Checkup / Questions

    @Alex and the Redfoot @Littleredfootbigredheart @Tom Well thank you all for the help, yes I’m going to better mount the light however it’s about 19 inches right there. Also got my monitor up now. As you can see it’s not very humid under in yhere, need to sort that out. Also need to buy a lower...
  6. Kisobel

    Hermann Tortoise Checkup / Questions

    Please ignore, I’m an idiot. It was in the other side of the box 😭😭😹
  7. Kisobel

    Hermann Tortoise Checkup / Questions

    I bought the new T5 as stated, however do you know what power connector I need to buy for it too? I completely overlooked that factor. I too showed a picture of the one I’m using now however are you sure this is okay? The one I currently have is very long and much bigger in diameter whilst...
  8. Kisobel

    Re homing

    What a charming looking fella, I wish you a swift recovery with your back and I hope you manage to find this little guy a really nice new home. Best of luck to the both of you. :)
  9. Kisobel

    Hermann Tortoise Checkup / Questions

    I too need to respond to Alex! Good thing you mentioned about the timer, I honestly forgot. I will then reduce the time, 10am to 2pm seems the appropriate time. How my window is compare to the vivarium too allows direct sunlight to shine into the hot area where he seems to enjoy sitting too, he...
  10. Kisobel

    Hermann Tortoise Checkup / Questions

    Yup I 100% agree, the heatwave wiped me out and now I can't go and do stuff bc how bad the rain is 🤣 I too be complaining as soon as it hits 20's "its like we on holiday or something" - whilst America sitting at a low 30 degrees considering it "cold" lol
  11. Kisobel

    Hermann Tortoise Checkup / Questions

    yep, I have purchased the upgrade, bought some monitors as I said too. I will aim to try get an outdoor thing, preferably something that I can assemble and disassemble with ease. I will aim to get him 20-30 min soaks at least 4 times a week. My weeks currently are 8 days as I work 4 on 4 off...
  12. Kisobel

    Hermann Tortoise Checkup / Questions

    The main shop I would use for grocery shopping is Asda and we don't seem to have a larger variety of additional greens for the tortoise unless there is an exact grocery store guide, would be good to create one actually. I may do so for UK people :) I used ace high as it was advised I used it...
  13. Kisobel

    Hermann Tortoise Checkup / Questions

    Sorry for the late response I had a headache so just went to bed! I have just ordered the T5 you provided in the image below, so thank you :) I do not have a temp gun, however it does read to 35-40 when I did have one but it broke. The basking light thing you also provided below is the exact...
  14. Kisobel

    Hermann Tortoise Checkup / Questions

    hi gents, this is a response to both @Tom and @Littleredfootbigredheart First thanks for the replies, For food I have been using a supplier on ebay, (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/145579358719) its been really good at feeding him, lots of variety. However the last 2 weeks, due to super hot...
  15. Kisobel

    Hermann Tortoise Checkup / Questions

    yeah, after a while he managed to get a hold on walking correctly. I overly worry and over protect this little guy, I just seen a post of a little tortoise being allowed to just walk around the grass in someones backyard / in the forest. I would be wayyyyy to scared presuming he is really easily...
  16. Kisobel

    Hermann Tortoise Checkup / Questions

    p.s. he seriously tries to eat anything rn, as of this post he is attempting to eat the solid floor. and no he is not under fed by anymeans
  17. Kisobel

    Hermann Tortoise Checkup / Questions

    hi peeps, sorry I been posting quite a bit recently but trying to be more active on the forum. I am providing some photos down below, of my lil guy just so people can tell me if they see anything wrong with him. He been acting a lil strange recently, and today I also WAYY over fed him thinking...
  18. Kisobel

    A bit help with my Hermann tortoise please,

    thank you very much, sorry forgot to respond.
  19. Kisobel

    HELP I THINK MY TORTOISE HAS FLEES IDK WHAT TO DO

    (That’s a joke I have no idea what teams we are on about here as I can’t say I watch much sports) don’t sentence me to the pits please
  20. Kisobel

    HELP I THINK MY TORTOISE HAS FLEES IDK WHAT TO DO

    Well thank you everyone for explaining my problem and giving me entertainment! However both teams are bad.. 😹
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