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  1. spjr6

    Akadama as a substrate?

    Akadama (赤玉土 akadamatsuchi, red ball earth) is a naturally occurring, granular clay-like mineral used as soil for bonsai trees and other container-grown plants. Has anyone ever used or heard of anyone using it as a tortoise substrate? Thanks.
  2. spjr6

    Cement Mixing Tub (Enclosure Ideas)

    Ok, if I decide to go that route, I’d most likely go with the 8’x36” one, hopefully to get more bang for my buck. But, I think I could build something myself and save a ton of money! lol.
  3. spjr6

    Cement Mixing Tub (Enclosure Ideas)

    Of the apc cages, which one would you recommend for a hatchling/yearling Leopard?
  4. spjr6

    Cement Mixing Tub (Enclosure Ideas)

    What would be a proper closed chamber?
  5. spjr6

    Tortoise Pyramiding

    What do you feed them?
  6. spjr6

    Tortoise Pyramiding

    @littleleopard what are you feeding your tort as his main food?
  7. spjr6

    Cement Mixing Tub (Enclosure Ideas)

    Ok gotcha! That’s actually a pretty cool idea.
  8. spjr6

    Cement Mixing Tub (Enclosure Ideas)

    Ok.. I’ll check Walmart or Michaels. I’ll put up pictures once I start the process.
  9. spjr6

    Cement Mixing Tub (Enclosure Ideas)

    That’s perfect! ...thanks for the photos. I’ll stop by Home Depot after work and grab some PVC. What type of plastic is that?
  10. spjr6

    Cement Mixing Tub (Enclosure Ideas)

    Cool, I’ll be on the look-out. Thanks
  11. spjr6

    Cement Mixing Tub (Enclosure Ideas)

    What type of display case was this?
  12. spjr6

    Cement Mixing Tub (Enclosure Ideas)

    Yes, something cost efficient! Lol Do you have pictures of the entire enclosure?
  13. spjr6

    Cement Mixing Tub (Enclosure Ideas)

    Awesome, I’ll check it out. Thanks.
  14. spjr6

    Cement Mixing Tub (Enclosure Ideas)

    Hi. I have my Leopard hatching in a large cement mixing tub that I purchased from Home Depot. I’m wanting to enclose the habitat to better maintain heat & humidity. If anyone is familiar with this type of setup, I’m asking for ideas as to better enclose the tub without having to do extensive...
  15. spjr6

    New Leopard tortoise group!

    Great looking babies!
  16. spjr6

    Babcocki vs PP

    Thanks for reply! & Wow.. ok, that’s quite a big difference in size. Also, Is it true that the Bab and PP mix have different personalities than full Babs and PP?
  17. spjr6

    Babcocki vs PP

    Hello all.. I’m fairly new to Leopard torts, and I’ve been doing some research on the two subspecies. I know that there are a few differences between the two (size, behavior, growth rate etc..). But, what is the size difference of a full grown PP to that of Babcocki? Pictures showing the size...
  18. spjr6

    Meet Louie!

    Thanks!
  19. spjr6

    Arizona Tortoise Compound!

    I placed an order for a Leopard Tortoise hatchling. I’m very pleased with the customer service! I requested a specific Leopard and without any fuss Mr. Hermes was delighted fulfill my request! The tort come in this morning. He’s doing and looking great! A+!
  20. spjr6

    Meet Louie!

    I probably won’t need the hole. And thanks! I’m definitely excited and looking forward to seeing him grow and flourish. Thanks for all of the great advice!
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