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  1. TimTortise

    Time for an upgrade.

    Update. I'm going to build the new house Saturday. Just one quick question Slowpoke, How did you connect your two separate sections? or did you build them as one piece? I think for convenience purposes I'm going to try and build the two sections as separate boxes and then find a way to fasten...
  2. TimTortise

    Substrate Debate

    I just did a full change. after about a month of having her. I guess I don't know how often you need to change out the substrate. I guess I'll have to say shes right haha.
  3. TimTortise

    Substrate Debate

    My Girlfriend and I are having a debate about the proper type of substrate to use for my Russian, so I figured I'd ask you folks to see what you think. Right now Regina is on a mixture of shredded coconut and "Reptile" bark. I'm fine with that because I know it's safe and Regina likes it...
  4. TimTortise

    New enclosure for my new leopard

    That's nice. It's amazing what you can find on craigslist. You'll need to change the sign to sign to beware of Leopard haha
  5. TimTortise

    Nodder loves his outdoor enclosure

    Nodder is adorable! I wish I could take my Russian outside, A. It's winter, and B. I'm not suppose to have pets in my apartment..oops
  6. TimTortise

    Comrad's new penthouse

    Wow that's crazy how great it looks. It looks professional. I've be worried about never seeing Regina if she had that many hiding places. If you wouldn't mind sharing your secret blueprints, I'd love to build something like that!
  7. TimTortise

    Decorative plants ?

    Is the point of the decorative plant, to look good or to act as a food source also? I imagine it would be almost impossible for them to not eat it. My Regina attacks anything that's green haha. Also I heard grass if good to grow in the vivarium, and dandelions, but that really isn't that pretty.
  8. TimTortise

    Time for an upgrade.

    Sorry, didn't see that last picture. only 80? That's a steal! I might have to"borrow" you're design HAHA!
  9. TimTortise

    Time for an upgrade.

    Hmm up never thought of that advantage of the L shape. Thanks Slowpoke! what type of materials dog you use?
  10. TimTortise

    Time for an upgrade.

    I've decided to build Regina an actual vivarium. The only problem is I don't have a lot of room to work with. I heard making an L shape saves space. I was just wondering if I could get some ideas and input on how to build it. Regina is a Russian who is fully grown at about 8". Thanks in advance...
  11. TimTortise

    Enclosre for Russian tortoise? (Seeking advice)

    Howdy Joe, I'm also new to the forum and the world of russians. I'm also trying to upgrade my Regina's habitat. Do you people think I should build one or just upgrade to a large plastic tub?
  12. TimTortise

    Tortoise Toys

    I've been doing reading on other threads, should I build a vivarium or just stick with a plastic tub of some form? If building a custom one is better where could I find some blue prints?
  13. TimTortise

    Tortoise Toys

    Those are also great ideas! Update: I've decided to construct my own vivarium? I'm thinking about buying the biggest storage tub at walmart next week. Is there anything more aesthetically pleasing? I don't like the idea of a big tub in my living room., I know a lot of you grow plants and...
  14. TimTortise

    Feeding Times and amounts

    She's a 5 year old Russian, I don't know if that is considered and adult or not. I think i might beg either my girlfriend or my brother to check on her, and her brother the Leopard Gecko, don't worry they don't know the other exists haha. I'm a little worried about leaving her for that long.
  15. TimTortise

    Does a tortoise recognize its owner?

    I've only had Regina, my Russian, for a few weeks, actually a month today! She knows that i bring her food. I like to think that she recognizes me. Every time she sees me she tries to get through the glass to get to me, i like to think. Or is she really just hoping for more Lettuce? haha! How...
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    Feeding Times and amounts

    Greetings, from Tim and Regina. I have a question for all you experts out there regarding my feeding schedule and habit. I feed Regina every morning at 7 am when here lights turn on, automatically. She gets enough food to take 20 minutes to eat. I read online that, it should be...
  17. TimTortise

    Tortoise Toys

    Ok Thanks for all the Great Ideas!
  18. TimTortise

    Tortoise Toys

    Hello all, Thank you all for the warm Welcome. I live in Davenport IA. I'm still working on creating my profile. Regina is currently in a 15 or 20 gallon aquarium, I'm not sure right now. Do you people think it would be a better idea to put her in a large Tupperware container? I read online...
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    Tortoise Toys

    Hello, My name is Tim and this is my first post on the forum. This website looks like the best place for me to get involved in since I'm new to the tortoise world. I got a 5 year old girl? Russian Box for Christmas, Her name is Regina. If you all would like pictures will come. I have her...
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