1. R

    Hermann Tortoise Diet!

    Hello! I wanted to ask, if all ingredients in this product are safe for Hermann Tortoises, as I am a bit concerned about the fish. Thank you
  2. R

    A friend is asking for help!

    Hello! I told a friend of mine about this forum, and they asked me to help identify an issue with one of their two tortoises’ shells. ,,These markings have been there for about a year, and it happened after a few scutes fell off. What could it be? Apologise for the dirt on the tortoise’s shell...
  3. N

    Small pink area on hermann tortoise plastron

    Hi, Yesterday I noticed a small pink area on the side of my hermann tortoises plastron. I noticed after taking her out of a soak. It seemed to go away that evening but is back again this morning. She is eating and is as active as usual. She is also still pooing. I have recently changed the...
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    Tort buns
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    Breakfast in the bath of his own volition lol
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  8. RatQueen_Irene

    Sex of 4 inch Hermann

    Hello, my eastern hermann tort is probably still a little young, but I heard you can sex them sometimes at above 4 inches long, and the tort is a bit longer than that measuring straight horizontally down the shell. Casually curious, as the tort was I believe temperature sexed at a higher chance...
  9. RatQueen_Irene

    Thank you to the tortoise forum!

    Just wanted to say thank you all for giving me advice in the beginning and seeing all the advice given in the past, I'm so glad I found you when I did. I thought I had everything together, but there probably would have been pyramiding due to ambient humidity issues, and he has a nice varied...
  10. Eve0810

    Respiratory infection

    Please help - respiratory infection We had bark as our hermann tortoises substrate which was suggested to us. We think he must have caught himself on it or some furniture and has had sepsis as a result. We took him to the vets for a course of antibiotics (10 injections). The sepsis has gone but...
  11. P

    Tortoise death 😭

    New here not sure if I’m doing this right but I’m so stressed and upset 😭 today I realised my younger tortoise died and I’m unsure why (the end of last year I thought I was going to lose him but thought he was attempting to hibernate not sure 😭) He always slept a fair bit so didn’t think much...
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    HELP! My tortoise just pooped this out in the bath :(

    My 2 year old hermann just did this weird liquidy looking poop in the bath. Does anyone know what this is? Should I take him to the vets ASAP? I’m really concerned :( Please help
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    My tortoise is climbing the walls :(

    Hey ? I’m a first time tortoise owner of 2 weeks and I’m trying to get to know my new 2year old hermann, Tortellini. He weighs 44g and is about 6cm So far I think things have been going well.. he tends to sleep quite a lot, which I’m not sure is normal but when he’s awake he tends to be quite...
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    New bigger bath :>
  15. RatQueen_Irene

    Some extra veggies for breakfast

    In his sunning box disclaimer, has a full enclosure with substrate and all c:
  16. A

    Tortoise Enclosure Feedback

    Hey! My brother has recently bought his first tortiose; a 2 year old Hermann's tortoise, and is looking for feeback on his enclosure. We have a UVB light and reflector above the mesh at the top of the enclosure, and a 100W ceramic bulb for heat. Although we plan to get a radar thermometer, the...
  17. L

    Hibernation help!

    I have fasted my hermann for 3 weeks now with daily soaks, where he also drinks, he started to poop a couple days ago but never managed to get it all out. I was waiting for him to pass it ready to put him in the fridge today but he still hasn’t had this poop come out. Do I wait another week and...
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    Bath time for Kepler, my eastern hermann buddy c:
  19. Zeus19

    Is my Hermann Pyramiding?

    Hi, I have a 2 year old Hermann. I just was wondering if anyone could tell me if these are the first signs of pyramiding? I am worried about him :(
  20. TommyTheTort?

    Hello from Tommy and I

    Hi all Just joined this morning and loving it here so far! ? I'm Gary and I live in Scotland just outside of Glasgow. I have a Hermann's Tortoise ? and his name is Tommy. I'm wondering if anyone could kindly tell me something about him? He hi 5 "Inches long & he weighs 370g. Is it possible...