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  1. Prenchpries

    Sulcata weird movements?

    Hello. Today I soaked my sulcata as I do everyday. Then it started doing this weird dance in a circular motion. I kind of panicked because I thought it was a seizure. But my other guesses as to why it did this are either: 1. Our dog went near it and it got scared? 2. The water might have been...
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    New tort update + enclosure

    Hi tortoise fam! Hope everyone’s been well. Last year, I posted about my poor Ube (sulcata baby) that fell ill and eventually passed after just a month. During my birthday last September, my brother got another sulcata baby. And I’m glad to say, he’s doing really great! It’s been a few weeks...
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    Yellow fungus in baby sulcata

    Hi all, It's been a tough week since Ube started acting sick. We went to a different vet today to get a better diagnosis, thanks to the reco of a family friend who's owned torts for a long time. Sadly, the vet’s diagnosis is yellow fungus, which could’ve come from many sources. I reckon it was...
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    Are warm drafts as bad as cold drafts?

    We know cold drafts are bad for babies. But what about WARM AIR drafts? Thanks!
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    Is my baby sulcata sick?

    Hi everyone! I acquired a baby sulcata named Ube (our native term for purple yam). He was born March 28, 2020 and is currently hovering between 43-48 grams. I’ve always fed him variety since we got him — hibiscus, water spinach, rose, grasses, trefoil, aloe, ferns, lettuce, etc — and give a...