1. Jeffweystan

    Leo and Jeffwey

    Hi! My name is Leo and I have a 3 year old Russian Tortoise named Jeffwey. I have had Jeffwey for almost two months. I have been obsessed with turtles for a while and finally got one. Jeffwey is really friendly and loves being pet. He is a bit of a picky eater, mainly eating collard greens and...
  2. Z

    Hello from Kirby!

    Hello! I just got my first tortoise for almost a week now. Not sure the gender and age yet but was told he was about 6-7 months old! This is Kirby :) he’s a Russian tortoise
  3. Sallythehermanntortoise

    New tortoise mummy

    Hello group! I'm new to the community and being a tortoise mum. Meet Sally, she turned one in march, she's a Hermann tortoise who's full of character. I've had her since February and I'm totally in love with her 😍 Any advice I would love to hear..
  4. pimudh

    Kimi the tortoise

    Hello everyone, I'm Pim and I live in Porvoo, Finland. Since last Sunday (26/2/2023) I can call myself the proud owner of Kimi, a Testudo hermanni hermanni. Kimi is 6 months old and is named after Kimi Räikkönen. My girlfriend and I had thought a while before getting him/her on what we should...
  5. Wayfarin

    Hello, folks! I'm "Wayfarin" and this is Teresa

    Hello, folks! I'm "Wayfarin" and this is our red-eared slider, Teresa. She's our 12/13-year old red-eared slider female whom we've had for a very long time. She's been living most of her life indoors in a 30-gallon tank, but we're finally in the process of upgrading her living conditions to...
  6. M

    My Intro 🐢❤️

    Hi my name is Jasmine and I am an aspiring scientist, mostly studying Mycology and Botany. I haven't always been into reptiles, but once I met my first tortoise, I fell in love. Here in photograph two is my beloved Charlie, a Russian tortoise I rescued from a friend. He was in a plastic tub...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...