1. LordTurtlington

    Lord Turtlington introduction

    My name is Lord Turtlington, I am a 6(ish) month old Sulcata Tortoise living in London. My owner is trying their best to take good care of me but would love some advice especially when it comes to the English climate and food to eat as there’s such conflicting information online! I am 9cm long...
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    Herbie keeps on growing and seems like a happy tortoise. 13 months and few day old 1501g (+/-)
  3. V

    Possible prolapse??

    My sulcata has this sticking out of his tail and it’s been coming out basically everyday. I thought it was his testicles but couldn’t find any pictures on google that helped me clarify that. Google is filled with pictures of tortoise penis’ but not of their testicles? lol. I don’t really know...
  4. JohnnyDigester

    Before and After Sulcatas

    haven’t posted in years, thought i’d share my success story with my original 2 rescues that were in horrible shape…. before and after, hope this lets people know there is hope for these guys, just takes years of proper care. although they have both grown in size and are walking correctly now...
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    My Nova ?
  6. L

    Pebbles the Sulcata Enjoying his new spa

    We finally were able to buy our funny boy a soaking tub for his outside enclosure! He loves it and enjoys it every day!
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    Just keep on growing. 1332g 13 months. Ps. Shell not dry covered in dirt because I was busy doing tortoise things. Remodeling my new indoor enclosure.
  8. Turtle_crazy2021

    The life of DINO

    Hello my name is Dino!! I am a 1 month old baby sulcata and my mommy just got me Saturday and this is my new home !!! Show me your area that ur momy or daddy made you ❤️❤️??
  9. snailgalaxies

    Whiteflies on hibiscus

    A month or so back I bought a hibiscus plant for my sulcata, Hades, and it was doing well for a while. He loves both the leaves and flowers, I think its one of his favorite foods I've given him. But, recently the buds or blooms that havent even opened yet have been falling off. I looked at one...
  10. T

    Searching for Sulcata help

    Hey y’all, My name is Tyler, and I am a fairly avid reptile keeper, but a first time Sulcata owner. I have had my current Sulcata (Bruce) for just under a year. I got him in October of 2020, when he was 4 months old. I know all Sulcatas grow differently, but Bruce and his lack of growth is...
  11. J

    Yearling Sulcata not growing

    I acquired a sulcata tortoise approximately 7 months ago which if the age previous owner gave me is correct puts him/her being almost 1.5 yrs old. Its very active, incredible appetite, gets soaked at least 2 times a week. But TINY! I work for an exotic pet store and we get hatchlings in almost...
  12. W

    Baby sulcata tortoise with black under shell

    I have about a six month old sulcata tortoise. I went to check on him today and notice his shell was was black. I am really concerned about him. He is moving, eating, and not showing any symptoms. He is behaving normal for him. I gave him a bath and moved him from his outside enclosure. He has...
  13. R

    Switching Tortoise Diet! Please HELP!

    Hello, My name is Ryan, and I am new to this forum. I am super grateful to have stumbled across it because it has been so helpful! However, I am seeking some advice for my own tortoise... When I was 10 years old, I really wanted a tortoise so my mother allowed me to get my own Sulcata...
  14. Joemunro

    Finding a Sulcata breeder in the UK

    Hi, I’m sure this tread has been posted before… But I’m looking to buy a sulcata hatchling as young as possible in the UK. I’m struggling to find a private breeder. I currently have some different breeds of tortoise and love caring for them. If there is a breeder or anyone knows of a breeder...
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    Herbie is enjoying many sunny days out, digging, eating weeds, adventuring and growing. Weight: 1227g Age: 1year 2 weeks
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    Help identifying tortoise

    Hi everyone- I found this tortoise in my yard. Can you help me identify what species it is? from my online research I think it's a sulcata? its pretty small (8 inches long) so most likely a baby?
  17. R

    tortoise-friendly landlord in N. Central FL?

    Hello, This feels like a long shot but are there any landlords in here near the Gainesville, FL (Alachua County) area who would rent to a sulcata owner? Unfortunately I've just separated from my partner and need to move out. Thank you for your time in reading, and please, send me a private...
  18. Peachie

    Pet Stores in PA that use Sulcatas as an attraction

    These pet stores advertise on their website that they have Sulcatas as residents for entertaining customers. They are located in Quakertown and Harleysville, Pennsylvania. It is illegal to sell Sulcatas in PA. Do these stores need a special permit? Has anyone been to these stores...
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    Just like that Herbie tuned 1. With lower surviving expectations Herbie is a healthy, happy, feisty, loving tort. His personality is definitely showing up. So fun to watch. Happy Hatch Day Herbie ?
  20. Sulcata Be Kidding Me

    Little sulcata does not believe in walls...

    3 days ago, I adopted/rescued a 6-month-old sulcata -- we got him from a relative who rescued a pair from a bad home. He is 5" long and about 3.5" wide. He's in a 40 x 24" enclosure with wood sides... and is OBSESSED with scraping at 2 of the corners. Not digging down, trying to tunnel out...