1. R


    I figured I should take the time to introduce myself and my Hermann's tortoise. This is Ferdinand and we're living in Northeast Arkansas He's a real sweetheart and a bit of a picky eater sometimes, but that's less of a problem than when I first got him. Ferdinand is a little over a year old...
  2. Harvey_Halfshell

    Hello from Harvey

    Hi all, just joined the forum so thought I'd introduce my 6-year-old Russian tortoise (re)named Harvey. Had him for around 4 months and he is a joy to keep! Built him and outdoor enclosure with a secure heavy-gauge mesh lid but he has been very lethargic as the weather here in the UK has been...
  3. Akihimeko


    Hello I'm Aki and this is my new pet tortoise I haven't name em yet as it's still a hatchling and I can't tell it's gender. Please feel free to give any advice on care or what I can do better to help my pet grow up well. (Currently I am look for a home so I can get them one of those wood...
  4. RatQueen_Irene

    Oregon Greetings c:

    Hello all! Thought I should make a formal introduction since I plan to be here a while haha My name is Irene, I'm a second-year PhD student attending OSU in the Water Resources Science program along with my new hatchling friend, Kepler. He's an eastern hermann's tortoise and quite the active...
  5. EchoFrost

    Introduction - Me and Herman ?

    Hello lovely people of TortoiseForum! Now that I've been a tort parent for about a week and a half, I think I'm ready to introduce myself and Herman to the tort community! Herman is an adorable Eastern Hermann's tort (please correct me if I'm wrong ?) that I purchased 10 days ago from...
  6. F

    my 19 years old Chaco tortoise, Bureaucracy

    hey everyone! I just discovered this beautiful forum and wanted to introduce my tort :):tort: she's been with me for around 19 years now, I live in Berisso, Argentina. it's very humid here pretty much the entire year. her shell is 23cm long and 16cm wide. I haven't found much information about...
  7. Gat3rJak

    Hi Everyone!

    Hi everyone! My name is Michael and I'm brand new to the world of tortoises. I'm literally a stage 0 person because I don't currently have a tortoise and have never owned one in the past. I do love tortoises though and just haven't really been in a position to adopt one until now. I'm looking...
  8. M

    Very Abnormal Shelled Sulcata Hatchling- First Post

    For as long as I can remember I’ve liked turtles and tortoises, and as a kid owned two red eared sliders. Now as a teenager I have two sulcata hatchlings, one with a very abnormal scute count, anus, and tail named uzi, and one completely healthy named panzer. Uzi has a hard time pooping usually...
  9. Dankneepowpow

    Introducing new tortoises to each other

    Hello Forum, I am a proud owner of a thriving ~4 month old redfoot named Chevy. Chevy was off to a rough start due to some negligence from the breeder I got her from but with help from the forum Chevy has been growing and is extremely healthy. Her enclosure is set up with everything she needs...
  10. MomoDontKnow

    Hello from BC

    Just saying Hey from myself, I go by Momo or MomoDontKnow and this is my lil Tomato in a soak! I'm a first time Tortoise owner, I look forward to seeing and chatting with everyone here over the next while! (I made a post on here prior, but I wanted to make one of these before my next actual...
  11. S

    First time tortoise owner here

    Hello, Glad to be here on this forum... I have one sulcata tortoise thats 3 and a half, Bobby. Hes my first tortoise, so im just learning and researching how to care for him and if im doing it right. Im in school and i dont have a job so im trying to make it work. I registered here to...
  12. Kim&Tim


    My name is Kimberley and my five year old Horsfield is Tim, Timmie aka little hooligan. I have Timmie since January and he's a rescue. He's had a bad life, he was bred in the Netherlands in 2015 where I'm from and sold to people who kept him in horrible conditions. He lived in 12 inch by 12 inch...
  13. westernstar

    Meet Panzer, the Sulcata Tortoise!

    I've been on the forum for a few months now and thought it to be high time that I introduce my little one. As s/he's so young, I don't know and won't know the gender for a long time, so for the purpose of making life simple in typing, I'm going to use the gender-neutral "he" until I know...
  14. LifewithFrank

    I introduce our curious boiii Franklin

    Hello everyone my name is Cassie, Thank you for having this amazing forum, My fiance Marcus and I have not had an account, but have used it a ton since as we got our baby Russian Tortoise Franklin in 2018. Just as a background information, we have currently two enclosures one indoor and one...
  15. R

    New Member Introduction

    Hey everyone! I’m new on here and I just wanted to introduce myself. My wife and I are committed to getting a Russian tortoise soon. We have done a lot of research on taking care of them and housing them and we are willing to spend the money to help our future tortoise live a long and healthy...
  16. whortoise

    New Tortoise Owner

    Hello all, I'm a new tortoise owner from California. I'm about to get my first Russian tortoise in a couple days. Its about 3 months old. I'm a little nervous because it's so young, but I have all the heaters and lights for the humidity and temperature, which is one of my biggest worries...
  17. P

    Hey there

    Hi! I'm Brandon.I'm 27 and from eastern Ohio. I have a leopard tortoise named Freyja and a redfoot named Spock. I love reptiles in general and have owned quite a few. I hope to get to know some of you and learn what I can from all of you :)
  18. R

    Hello from SC Russian Tort Caretaker & Family!

    Hi, I've joined to glean lots of information from all of you other reptile lovers. I have been taking cared of exotic animals of all sorts, as an informal educator (& animal lover, of course), since 2003. Recently, one of the science centers I used to work for had to close operations, and I was...
  19. K

    Hello everyone, this is Klaus, and his cherry head RFT

    Hello everyone, My name is Klaus, I'm living California. I should have introduced myself earlier, but I did not check the inbox from TortoiseForm, I was too anxious to ask my question for my RFT. I start my reptiles last year August, I began with the two spotted turtle baby I purchased...
  20. R

    Meet Me, ReptilianEmoChild

    Hi, I'm Noah, or ReptilianEmoChild. I am from Arizona and I am in the process of adopting a desert tortoise from the Game and Fish department. I am young and new to owning reptiles so I will be perusing this site often and asking many questions if they haven't been asked already.