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  1. R

    Newbie Red Foot Daddy

    Hello all, Newbie Red foot daddy here .... the pair shows up tuesday and I am really excited .....
  2. TortymcShorty

    Best type of tortoise for Nashville, TN?

    Hey again!! So I know last time I posted about wanting to purchase a Herman’s tortoise, but after doing a lot more extensive research and obsessively scrolling through this forum (heh heh) I have found that Red footed tortoises or yellow footed Torts might do better for my area. I’m honestly...
  3. G

    Found bug in my red foots substrate😢

    Recently moved in to a new house, made sure it had a whole room I could dedicate to my guy, but I’ve had a juvenile redfoot since mid December and have been around enough forums and talked to enough people to know I have his enclosure at the proper temp and humidity, I know I have the right...
  4. K

    Spots on shell

    Hi there! I’m a new red foot owner. I’ve started to notice what I believe are growth lines on tortilla, I’ve had him for two weeks now. Yesterday while soaking I noticed these white spots on his shell. I’m not sure what they are because it’s not chipped and when it’s wet and after scrubbing...
  5. W

    Got 2 new Red-foot tortoises and they won’t eat or move much

    I recently got 2 red foot tortoises from Turtles and tortoises inc. I’m kind of worried cuz they don’t much or move a lot. I don’t if this is cuz it is a new place and they are still getting use to it. I use a stick on thermometer and gauge from zoomed. The humidity is around 75%. I use a...
  6. G

    Red footed tortoise

    We have a five year old red footed turtle that we unfortunately can no longer care for. We are looking to rehome him to a good home. His name is Rocco and he is very friendly and social. I am sorry that we cannot continue to care for him. We are in Richmond, Virginia and would be happy to drive...
  7. T

    Black ring on tortoise

    Hello, i recently noticed a black ring appearing around my tortoise shell I rescued him recently from my home of 15 years and have no idea what this is and I am confused as whether or not it is shell rot or if it is dangerous to him and what to do to treat it if it is please help me identify...
  8. toothlesstort

    Need help with baby red foot lighting!

    Hi! I'm new to the forum as well as a new tortoise owner and really need some advice. I got a 3-4 month old red foot (named Toothless!) yesterday and set up a small temporary enclosure for it. My main concern is its lighting. I'm currently just using a standard LED bulb (7 watts, warm white...
  9. Mrs_Gal1981

    Feral Cat House for outdoor tortoise?

    I was wondering if anyone here has ever used one of these feral cat houses to house an outdoor tortoise...
  10. B

    Red foot tortoise white spots help

    Hey guys, this is my first thread here, i have been trying to figure out what is wrong with my red foot shell it has some white dots some are bigger than other, I tried scrubbing with a toothbrush gently and some would go away but when the tortoise is dry they appear again with no change. I want...
  11. D

    'Air Bubbles' On Tortoise Neck

    Hi this is my first time on the site, and I am extremely worried about my Red Footed Tortoise. She has had these bumps on her neck or skin area which are squishy and seem to be getting bigger. She has also been scratched by my other tortoise in the enclosure today which has never happened even...
  12. R

    Moving red-foots from Canada to Ireland

    Hey, hoping someone with experience shipping reptiles can help me out here! I currently live in Canada and at the end of this year I am going to move back to Ireland. My partner who I met here is coming with, and they have 2 red-foot tortoises and a bearded dragon. So far shipping of our...
  13. SnelgroveLady

    Help!! Female or Male?

  14. T

    Pyramiding in my 5 year old red foot tortoise

    Hello everyone! I found my red foot tortoise about 4.5 years ago when he was just a baby, since then he seems to have developed quite a significant amount of pyramiding. After all of the research I’ve done, it seems to me the only explanation to it is the lack of humidity he is getting since he...
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  16. Isabel Casiño

    Help Building Baby Red Foot Tortoise OUTDOOR Enclosure

    I am going to build an outdoor enclosure for my year old baby red foot tortoise, we live in Prattville, AL, and it gets pretty hot and humid and I thought of keeping him in our backyard for the rest of the year until winter. Right now temperatures go from 70F and have around 60% humidity but it...
  17. W

    Soaking pool for outdoor enclosure

    Hi everyone, I apologize if this topic has been covered already but I couldn't find a thread on it. I am constructing an outdoor enclosure for my 3yo red foot and would like to have water for him to soak in. My thought was to maybe do an in ground shallow fountain and somehow hookup some time...
  18. Isabel Casiño

    No activity since we changed countries

    After we moved here to Alabama my RF King was having problems adjusting, he still does and its been over 5 months already. In these 5 months he hasn't eaten properly, just a nibble of his food occasionally and he stays in the house area of his new enclosure (a shaded dark area separated from the...
  19. D

    Red Foot tortoise face growth

    My red foot tortoise gets frequent face growths. They go away and come back maybe once a month. Any idea what it is? I will make a vet appointment soon.
  20. NaniRedstone

    What to feed a redfoot?

    Hi Everybody, so Redstone our redfooted tortoise hardly eats ? so far he's had mixes of kale/dandelion leaves/ parsley/ squash/ spring greens/ tomatoes/ superworms/ strawberries & mango (not all at once) but those have been the only things I've managed to get so far, but any way with researching...