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  1. Hzwolun

    Help please, box turtle dying

    Well, he/she came to me as a weak baby, I was trying to save him/her by keeping the indoor enclosure temp between 28-31 degrees. I also used reptile vitamin and reboost+. Today when I got back the box turtle was bleeding?(not sure) the plastron was always caved in, he/she is not active like...
  2. S

    Can I force feed my lizard? And when would be best to do so?

    So, some of you may know that I recently got a new lizard, and that it has been eating really (2-4 dubias a day, 4-6 mealworms) well up until recently, where it just stopped eating, barely eating 1 mealworm a day. We did call multiple vets, all of them are full and one still needs to get back to...
  3. H

    My tortoise won’t accept nutrients?

    Hello! I have a Hermann’s tortoise that is about 4 years old. I’ve had him for about 9 months and he is my first reptile. He’s been acting kind of strange lately and I don’t know why. It started about a week ago when I noticed he wasn’t eating very much of his food. I got him kale and green...
  4. L

    Baby sulcuta not eating, eyes closed, and not moving

    Hello!! Recently one of my baby tortoises has a soft shell (bottom and top), barely been eating and drinking water, does not open its eyes, and only moves when I poke it. I took it to the vet and they only recommended other foods to feed, but my tortoise won't even eat or open its mouth. What...
  5. D

    Sick tortoise

    My 5 year old sulcata started acting weird yesterday very lethargic just sitting in her little pool. She had no interest in the mazuri I thought maybe she was dehydrated so I gave her foods rich in water content and I did that today too she did perk up but she still seems lethargic she will get...
  6. A

    Baby Russian tortoise - not opening eyes much

    Hello, I am hoping for some help with what could be causing my Russian tortoise (Sheldon) to act this way and how best I can help him. I have booked a vets appointment but it’s 5 days away and I’m worried he will be suffering. Bit of background - I got Sheldon from a pet shop locally, I wasn’t...
  7. L

    Please help! Possible R.I.

    Hi! I'm new here and this is my first post. I've had a south african leopard tortoise for almost 15 years and this is the first time she might be sick. She recently came out of hibernation/brumation in mid/late March (kept indoors, I haven't always lived with her but from what I remember she...
  8. Lukas Miller

    Baby Red-footed Tortoise is Sick?

    Hello everyone I am a new tortoise owner and have noticed perculier behavior with my tortoise. My tortoise cant seem to open its eyes. I take it out of its indoor cage everyday for a soaking but it hasn't opened its eyes for the past couple of day. It has still managed to somehow eat a little...
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