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    Egyptian Tortoise - Cloacal Prolapse?

    I was bathing my 11 mo old Egyptian tortoise and noticed his penis was out like this. It seems very red and possibly irritated? He is able to retract it back into the cloaca still. Please give any advice
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    Irritated bowels?

    Hey all, Is my Egyptian flashing me? And is it normal for the anus to be that pink? Poop has been solid and urates have passed cleanly, as far as I can tell. Almost 10 months old, I bathe him 3 times a week. I can provide any other info that might be important.
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    Weird that I don’t “interact” with my Tortoise?

    Outside of daily soaks and giving her access to food and sunlight, I hardly interact with my tortoise. I don’t see her as a toy, so I don’t want to hold her (etc) for my own entertainment. I just find joy in knowing I’m doing my best to provide a healthy environment for her to thrive in. I know...
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    I know Egyptian Tortoises are a little harder come by, but I wish there were more posts about these guys! I removed the UV fixture from her enclosure about a month ago and i noticed she started being a lot more active, as well as sleeping outside of her shell. I think the UV I had may have been...
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    Natural sunlight or UVB fixture?

    Hello I have a 5mo old Egyptian hatchling currently kept in an open table enclosure. Currently using UVB light and a heat lamp (obviously). I give her a soak outside everyday when then the sun is out, and let her run around for about 30 minutes as well. If I’m doing this already, is it still...
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    Dovelett15 - Egyptian Tortoises. Highly Recommend

    After doing some research and deciding to seek out an Egyptian tortoise, I reached out to dovelett15 through email on a whim. She had hatchlings available within a few months of contact and was extremely helpful and informative, which gave me a lot of confidence when purchasing from her. Even...
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    5 Month Old Egyptian

    just wanted to share my Egyptian that will be 5mo’s old in a couple of weeks. About 36 grams at the moment. Don’t see too much about these guys. just enjoying a little soak here :)