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    Lazy Tortie!

    Hi all, I hope you can help me. I have a horsefield and I've had him about 5 years, he has an indoor table with uv light etc and an outdoor secure enclosure but lately, probably for the last couple of weeks, he doesn't seem to like either! He gets up in the morning, warms himself up abit...
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    Is my tortoise happy?

    Hi everyone, my Eddie is out in his outdoor run that I put him out in for a few hours when the sun is out but do you think he's enjoying it? He just seems to do laps and it reminds me of a caged animal! Its 6' by 3' so big enough and he is a Horsfield, I tried to upload a video but it wont let...
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    Outdoor Living

    Hi, Does anyone in the UK have a horsfield tortoise that you house outdoors? I'm trying to find out what you do about night time and what months of the year do they live outdoors? Please help! Thanks Kim
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    Living Outside!?

    Hi everyone, I have a Horsfield tortoise, Eddie, who is about 6 or 7 years old. He has successfully hibernated this winter for the first time and I want to start getting his outdoor enclosure ready for the spring! He currently lives indoors on a tortoise table. My question is, what months of...
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    Movement during brumation

    Hi, I hope someone can help me please! I am hibernating my horsefield for the first time this year and have chosen the fridge method. The temp seems to fluctuate between 4 and 6 degrees. I know they can move during this time but how much movement is too much? Today I have been in the same room...
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    Help! (Looking for a min/max thermometer)

    Hello, Can anyone recommend a reliable min max thermometer that I can use in my garage while my tortoise hibernate? This is his first year and I'm worried about the temperature in there! I have an exo terra min max one at the moment but I'm getting some odd readings from it! For example its...
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    Hello from me and Eddie!

    Hello everyone I'm Kim, thank you so much for adding me to your group! I have a little Horsefield called Eddie who is about 3 years old, I think! I am pretty new to owning a tortoise and want to learn as much as possible to help keep him healthy and happy! I am a little worried that he's...