sulcata

  1. K

    Sulcata Damage on Plastron

    Hello, Just noticed a pink line on my Sulcata’s plastron line. What can this be and is there any treatment for it? Thank you
  2. Abby7

    African Sulcata Tortoise Hibernating?

    My parents have had a tortoise for 13 years now. We've always thought that she was an African Sulcata but I recently came across some information saying that sulcatas do not hibernate/brumate, but she has been doing so every year during the winter months. We have always brought her indoors when...
  3. J

    Radiated tortoise wanted

    Any one sell radiated tortoise in Ca?
  4. JRB77

    Moving my 2 year old tortoises

    Hello! I have 2 beautiful and healthy sulcata tortoises that I’ve acquired from Phx AZ. 2 years old. I’m moving to Charleston, SC next month and hope it’s ok to take them with me! Is this ok? I want the best for them and hope that they will be ok to make the transition with me. Any words of...
  5. M

    Our Baby Tortoise Died

    My 12-year-old has had a baby Sulcata Tortoise since June 25th. We always refer “him” even though we don’t really know. He was a hatchling when we got him. We live in western Kansas and I should have considered our limited vet care more closely. We thought his neck started shedding a couple of...
  6. A

    Normal Shell Growth Sulcata

    Hi all, I just recently rescued a sulcata he’s about 45lbs. I’m in south Florida. First time with a tortoise and I’ve read about growth lines being white, but this guys look pink. Is this normal looking? Posting some pics over the last few weeks. Thank you!
  7. N

    Enclosures Size, And it's impact on the tortoise's well being mentally/physically

    Greetings! I've been questioning about this for a while and it's starting to haunt my thoughts since im also gonna adopt a baby sulcata (3-4 months old)and the day is getting closer and closer, having done a decent amount of research (like 2 months or so) Still, i just think there is still so...
  8. F

    Need help indentifying these plants (Indonesia)

    Hi everyone, I've searched through this forum & couldn't find the names of these plants. 1. Is this Antigonon/ coral vine? Is it safe? 2. I searched through Indonesian website & I found this plant's latin name : Bidens Pilosa L. Is if safe? 3. This one is pretty common in Indonesia, Mimosa...
  9. F

    Baby sulcata enclosure & sunlight

    Hi everyone! I have a baby sulcata around two inches long. I have a few questions for my baby sulcata. The temperature in the enclosure is around high 80s and low 90s during the day, do I still need to turn on the UVA light for 12 hours? I assume I will have to in order to maintain its basking...
  10. N

    Update on my little Sully

    I have him for about 6 months already. I'm not sure what is his age when he arrived. Here I'll post a picture of him when he first arrive and him now! I was wondering if his growth is usual or he is growing a tad bit slow. His substrate are a mixture of soil, sand, and coco coir about 2" high...
  11. B

    Worried!!! My Sulcata scutes lifting off

    Hi… upset parent speaking and desperately needing advice. My Sulcata Grenade is 10 years old and 22kg. Been healthy and active with good appetite. Recently I find two of his top scutes are seemingly loosening and lifting off. I’ve read old threads and all seemed to suggest either too...
  12. F

    Little spoiled Sulcata Baby

    My little guy got his new habitat updates today. Including auto sensing temperature and humidity gauge with timer light and edible decor 😊 2” coco coir bedding and layer of orchard bark with a coco coir exclusive dig down humid hide.
  13. T

    Sick Sulcata - Needing Help Fast

    Hello, We are new here, but are needing some help with our baby sulcata tortoise who isn't doing well. My boyfriend and I purchased a tortoise, who is named Rocky, in May of this year, and was told that he was 8 weeks old (making him 4 months old now), and he seemed to be doing fine up until...
  14. AgataP

    Herbie outdoor living and a general update.

    Figured it’s update time since Herbie will be turning 2 in 2 weeks. He weights close to 12lbs. He spends his life doing tortoise things. Lots of outside time in the sun, snacking, throwing dirt on his shell and adventuring. This is his relaxing space. Has everything he needs. Little “pool”...
  15. B

    Advice Needed for Outside Enclosure in NYC

    I have a patio on in my apartment with roof an fence where I want to built custom enclosure for my Sulcata. The Sulcata is now roughly 860 grams weight and about 20cm in length. The patio has direct sun light for about 2 hours a day after that it’s still very bright, but not a direct light...
  16. P

    Feeding baby Sulcata

    I have a baby Sulcata ~7 months old. It has 68mm shell's length, 81gr weight. My problem is it doesn't eat anything except Mazuri Tortoise Diet. When I got it in age 1 or 2 month it ate only Romaine lettuce. I have been trying to switch his habits to grass since February, no way. It started...
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    Morris is taking a bath🚿
  18. ChunkieMonkie

    What to feed a sulcata?

    Hey gang I have a 4/5 month old baby sulcata and I have pellets, timmy hay and also kale but my tort seems to only be interested in the kale. it wont eat anything else. Is this guide good or are there better guides out there...
  19. dbrosCLK

    Sulcata underbite

    Hi I’m new to the forum and the tortoise community. I adopted a 3-4 year old Sulcata. The previous owner had him in a glass enclosure for majority of its life. He has some pyramiding, but my main concern is his significant underbite. It’s so prominent that he is unable to fully close his...
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