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    Basking spot for large turtle tub

    Hello everyone, I plan to move both of my 12 or so inch female red eared sliders (and possibly a third, my 5 or so inch smaller male) into a 150 gallon stock tank. The two girls are currently in a 75 gallon tank and while the size is OK for them, I cannot figure out a way to have them both bask...
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    How to safely glue something inside turtles aquarium? (basking help)

    Hey everyone, I have a 75 gallon tank for my red eared slider. I have the largest zoo med turtle dock available for her (19" by 8"), but she's far too heavy and it usually sinks, so she cannot bask properly. I came up with a solution that works to an extent - I also have a really big floating...
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    What's wrong with Alfie? Please help me....

    So for the past week or so, my sulcata tortoise Alfie has not been looking good. He has always been sort of a problem feeder ever since I got him, but he always ate something at least, even if it wasn't much. He has not eaten a thing since Sunday and rarely opens his eyes, and doesn't move at...
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    Unexpected surprise...

    I come home and find these little guys along with a letter from my grandmother... Just to be sure, these are red eared sliders, right? I'm 99% positive they are. Here's one of them Here they both are near an open window... Here's the thing. The good thing is that they're tiny now so I...
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    Meet Alfie, my new baby sulcata tortoise! :)

    Hey everyone, He's finally here, my sulcata tortoise! I've been doing years of research on this species because I've always wanted one, but thankfully I didn't proceed with the purchase after until I joined this website and learned the correct way to care for them. Here he is guys, meet Alfie...
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    MVB questions..

    So my supplies arrived today and I thought I'd set everything up for my tortoise that's arriving on Tuesday. The last thing I set up was the MVB and upon setting it up, I noticed two things. I had it on for about three minutes so that I can test the temps a bit and the first thing I noticed was...
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    Sulcata temperatures; what can they tolerate?

    Hello everyone, I have a question I've been meaning to ask pertaining sulcata tortoises and the temperatures they can sustain. I don't have my tortoise yet, but I will be ordering him from LLLReptile in a couple of days or weeks (was going to go with LanceCham, but there is no way for me to pay...
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    Exo Terra Solar Glo for 30 gallon tortoise terrarium

    Hello everyone, First off, I really love this forum! I hope to be an active member of it for years to come. Anyways, I'm wondering if a 125-Watt Solar Glo UVB bulb would be too much for a 30 gallon tortoise terrarium, as in will it get too hot for the little guy? Also, will these bulbs fit into...
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