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  1. Kimm91

    Size average 5 year old Hermann

    Hi guys Robin is 5 years old this year and it's looking more likely to be female. Any ideas on roughly what size she should be round about now? I know it's different for each tort but just an average would be great
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    Ok this is probably a stupid question my mother in law decided to give Robin my hermann some cooked fish confusing her for a turtle. She loved it! Is it harmful? I know that in the wild she wouldn't get fish so any pointers?
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    The nail like tail

    Saw on another page that hermanns with this nail like bit on the tip of the tail are male but I was sure it was just a part of all hermanns. Someone clear this up for me please?
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    How to not hibernate??

    Ok so Robin has been doing great but I've noticed s/he has started to slow down, eating less and sleeping more. I have only had Robin a few months so I've decided not to hibernate this year. What should I do with regards to lighting times etc Kimm :)
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    Another lighting question

    Ok I'm going to get a MVB with crematic fitting. Should i need any other bulbs and if someone could explain CHE to me please I have a 2 year old Hermann Kimm :)
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    Eastern or Western?

    I got Robin a few days ago. Robin is 2 years old but I was just wondering if anyone could help with the subspecies? Kimm :)
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    Meet Robin :)

    I'm going to keep this updated as much as possible. So here's the beginning to Robins story. Robin is a 2 year old hermann who we came across for sale on Gumtree turns out the lady's son bought Robin ( previously named Teddy) but was then offered a job in Australia. Robin has settled in very...
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    What is this and is it edible?

    I live in Scotland and just found this in my garden any ideas guys? Kimm :)
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    Hermann diet

    I need a list of greens I can buy in a supermarket like asda in Glasgow is purple radish and watercress ok? I can't find spring mix if anyone would help that would be great Thanks Kimm :)
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    Needing a bit of help with starter kit???

    Finally after months of trawling through websites breeder pages and Gumtree I'm finally picking up my hermann on Wednesday :D however since it's all kinda last minute what exactly am I going to need for the wee one he's apparently 2 years old and I know there's no guarantee on him being a he. If...
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    Hermanns in the UK

    Not sure if this is the right place to post but I'm looking for a hermann breeder in the UK preferably Scotland or the north of England. I don't want my wee guy to be shipped or couriered as I've heard some bad stories so id like to drive and pick him/her up. I'm in Glasgow so would be hoping...
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    New from Scotland

    Hi there I'm getting a hermann in a couple of months (for Christmas) finally after pestering my parents for as long as I can remember. Joined to learn as much as I can before I get my little guy/gal any advice would be greatly appreciated. I have done my own research online but there is soo much...