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  1. A

    Help!!! (won't come out of hiding)

    it’s been three weeks now and my juvenile redfoot will not come out of hiding. She will only eat when i set her in front of her food and she will only soak when i put her in the water. if you refer to my last post, i am certain and have done extensive research to ensure i’m doing everything...
  2. Sam101

    Help! Turtle being tube fed but throwing up.

    So about 2 1/2 months ago, my yellow belly slider (female, 7yrs) stopped eating and I got really worried and eventually took her to the vet where she stayed for a while until they got to the bottom of what was wrong with her apparently she had a nasty fungus bacteria growing in her oesophagus...
  3. Ari0413

    Two new leopard tortoises! Help!

    A woman I know didnt want her tortoises anymore. So, I told her I would take them. I made a huge enclosure for them inside my office. However, these tortoises are tiny! Way smaller than they should be for their age! They are around a year and a half old. They are only 3 inches! The shell on top...
  4. Nogoodnames

    Turtle isnt herself no more..

    Hi, ive had a russian tortoise for about three to three and a half years, her name is Basil and she used to be so energetic (for a tortoise at least) and she is my first tortoise- her tank has a log for her to sleep under- a small dish of shallow water just for humidity- three big glat rocks...
  5. S

    My baby Leopard Tortoise is very sick and I don't know what it is!

    hello, I purchased a baby leopard tortoise about a year ago, and he or she still hasnt grown much, seems to be always dehydrated, has symptoms of MBD (malleable shell and lathargicness) which I'm trying to treat, but I reecently got back from vacation and found its eyelids and skin on its front...
  6. S

    Tiny spot on baby sulcata's head and cracking on its cheeks.

    Hi, this is my first post on this forum and I hope that it would potentially solve my problem or at least decrease my paranoia. So recently I purchased a baby sulcata from an 'experience' breeder. When I first got it it was a typical baby sulcata, energetic, eats a lot and yeah. After a month it...
  7. K

    4 year old horsefield tortoise hasn’t moved for two weeks, help please!

    Hello My horsefield tortoise is three and a half and over the last month he hasn’t eaten much and the last two weeks he hasn’t surfaced! Two weeks ago my partner cleaned out his house so we put fresh top soil in, about two/three inches thick. Since then he hasn’t come out to eat or drink. We...
  8. km1913

    New here & need help with baby sulcata not eating, etc.

    I have read a lot of post here. I know a sick sulcata isn't unique, but I am really hoping I can nurse her back to health. Problems: - hasn't eaten since I've owned her (9/22/18) - rarely opens eyes except while soaking - have only seen one poop - bottom of shell is starting to get soft...
  9. gbzdbz

    hermann's tortoise isnt active in summer :(

    hi, my hermann's tortoise hasnt been active for a couple of weeks.. at this time of the year she always roams and is very active, wakes up around 9am or earlier. but not this time. now she sleeps almost all day, doesnt even go to the lamp just hides in her house. when i let her out she walks a...
  10. Jenna kamenski

    Sick baby sulcata?? Please help!!

    Hi all This is jenna and I believe my baby sulcata might be sick...I'm hoping I can get some help, especially since there isn't any reptile vets available in my area...I live in Greenville sc...I've been reading on these threads ever since we got trooper and I knew this was the place to go...
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