1. Beetle_Rain

    Food suggestions for leopard tortoise!

    Hi! I wanted to share everything I provide for my baby Leopard Tortoise it’s going to be a long list but I’d like to know if anyone thinks I am missing anything important or need to take anything out! Fresh greens: - endive - escarole - arugula - hibiscus leaves - spring mix (spinach removed) -...
  2. Kimchi’s meal 1/1/24

    Kimchi’s meal 1/1/24

    Really enjoyed todays meal! Kale, hibiscus leaves, arugula, mazuri LS pellets, and a small cactus bloom
  3. Beetle_Rain

    Hi everyone!

    Hi everyone! I just wanted to introduce myself to the forum finally! I am a first time leopard tortoise mom but have had many reptiles and turtles before this! I have had my baby boy Kimchi (just assuming he’s still to young to fully tell) for almost 3 months and I hope that I’m doing everything...
  4. J

    New setup

    Finally got around to getting my torts a new set up. I wanted something that they had plenty of places for them to explore and hide. My other tortoise got a similar set up in his tank.
  5. J

    Babcocki vs pardalis?

    Hello, I have two leopard tortoises a little younger than 3 years old. I bought both of them at the same time and was told they were both Babcocki but I’m starting to have some doubts. I believe one of them could possible be a hybrid while the other is definitely a Babcocki. I recently...
  6. E

    Update on Blast

    Blast seems to be doing well now, he's 370g, getting very big, eating plenty, he's a contented boi, he loves Mazuri, it's his favorite food, he's alot more active, doesn't hide as much, and spends alot more time basking and just generally seems alot happier and healthier Thanks everyone for your...
  7. V

    White areas at corners of Leopard Tortoise's Scute?

    Hey all, The Problem: Recently I started noticing white areas at the corners of the scutes and wanted your guys' input on whether it is an indicator I might need to make a change in his care/environment. Note: I ask that if you respond, please be kind, don't speak in absolutes (having positive...
  8. Robbie Denby

    What temporary substrate can I use instead of coconut coir?

    Hello! Hoping somebody can give me abit of advise. My 5 year old leopard tort has always had coconut coir as a big substrate. I’m currently in the process of selling my flat (mostly as my tort is getting big and I want to create an outdoor area for him so I’m looking at a house with a garden)...
  9. S

    Help, tortoise keeps making a strange quack noise

    Hello so my 5 month old leopard tortoise keeps making sound throughout the day and at first I thought it might be a bit of an infection but he doesn’t sneez, doesn’t have a reduced appotite or bubbles coming out of noise. He makes a clicking sound when eating and seems to open his mouth wide...
  10. G

    Looking for Tortoise/ Turtle Wholesale

    Hello Guys I am looking for: Aldabra Sulcata Leopard vietnamese black breasted leaf turtle Big Headed Turtle If someone knows a breeder please tell me. Thank you
  11. JSStra

    Leopard purchased from Tortoisetown

    Hey all, Purchased a Leopard from TortoiseTown. I found out the shady rep after the fact. Just came in today. It's a hatchling but has not eaten. It went into the hide after a 5 minute soak in some warm water and seems to be sleeping. I am not too weirded out by this behaviour as it might just...
  12. T

    HELP! Tortoise not moving after soaking

    As I do every morning I put my 2.5 month old leopard to soak in water just above its head. It likes that and usually just walks around, trying to climb out of the tub. Today I put her in and she was fine, walking around like normal. 15 mins in I felt the water and it felt a little cold so I...
  13. AJPotato

    Leopard Tort Weight

    First off, thank you to everyone who posts on here... as a new tort owner this forum has answered a lot of questions and eased a lot of worries :D But this is my first actual post as I need specific advice lol. Just over a month ago I got my 9 month old Leopard tortoise, Butters, weighing in at...
  14. T

    Two Adult Female Leopard Tortoises in Virginia

    Time has come to sell my two leopard tortoises. I am selling them because I am attending University in the Fall. They are currently living in my family's large backyard in Virginia Beach, Virginia. I have had both of them since they were hatchlings, purchased from a private breeder in central...
  15. E

    Egg tooth still after 6 months?

    Me and my brother bought a 6 month old 3 inch leopard tortoise a few days ago from a breeder. We are committed to looking after him, we have plans for his enclosure for years to come, and we have researched his needs and are following guidance from this forum, but I still find myself worrying...
  16. T

    New Leopard Tortoise, water dish and burrowing

    After months of consideration and a week of setting up the enclosure, my hatchling Leopard Tortoise has finally arrived, and I have given her the name of Miira! (I'm a writer and gave her the name of a character I love, I later learned what the name means in different languages!) She's been so...
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    I write a To do list every day on my personalised tortie paper, got to write these things down when you’re busy busy busy like me!! Can you relate? ?? #workhardplayhard #grindneverstops
  18. S

    Adult Leopard tortoise - Am I doing it right?

    Hello everyone! I very recently acquired my first ever tortoise! This is NOT my first reptile, but it is my first tortoise and I want to be absolutely sure I am giving him the best care. I decided to start this thread because: There is much less out there on leopard tortoise care than I had...
  19. baileypete

    How to avoid bugs when planting grass in enclosure?

    Hi! I've been wanting to plant grass in my enclosure again for Vic, my baby leopard tortoise. He loved having it in his enclosure before, however, after awhile of having it, there were very small bugs flying around the grass, and also flying around Vic and crawling on him. I took the grass out...
  20. T

    Bubbly noises when eating

    Was Feeding my tortoise cucumber and I was hearing bubbly like noises coming from her. Is this just the water that it’s holding?