1. Demetri

    Large female Sulcata For sale/rehome. *mod approved*

    Sadly we have to rehome/sell our daughters Sulcata. So I wanted to post here to find the best home. We live in Southern California. Shes a little over 5. We’ve had her since she was a baby. She has been taken care of really well. She Is a nice size. About sixteen to seventeen inches. She has...
  2. Just.Alexander

    Help (eyes swollen shut)

    My 1 year old Afghan tortoise eye isn’t opening and I don’t know what to do. His eye was watery yesterday but I though it wasn’t big of the deal. The other eye is fine but he is sleeping a lot at right now and that concerns me. This year he was bitten by a dog but it wasn’t serious he was fine...
  3. Rocky219

    Tortoise deworming question

    Hey everyone. So I finished the deworming treatement for my tortoise recently. However the vet called and said that we should wait another month before getting another fecal test from my tortoise. When i was doing the treatment I was washing out her bowls daily to prevent reinfection. I stopped...
  4. B

    2y/o cherry head update pix

    Hi everyone… enjoy pictures of my cherry head red foot who turned 2 back in February (:
  5. J

    Indoors or outdoors??

    Hi guys, I have a (roughly) 2 year old Russian tortoise that currently lives inside in a large table I’ve built for him, he has coco coir for substrate, a basking area with a humid hide, shade and everything else he needs. But I’m just unsure if he should be inside? He’s only small currently...
  6. tazpjm

    Travelling tortoise

    Hello, I'm going to go away for a month this December and I dont know whether or not I should bring my tortoise. Where I'm going is cold and I worry about her neing sick, but I also cant find a pet hotel or a babysitter. Is there anything I can do?
  7. Nicolew20

    Kevin’s Crib

    Hi everyone! I have a horse field tort called Kevin. I’ve had him for over a year now. I’ve tried different substrates for him, reading different forums and just general googling I am still none the wiser. He’s currently living on beach chips and Mediterranean calcium free soil blend with...
  8. tazpjm

    unknown species

    This is my 2 year old tortoise and i have been really confused as to what species, I cant tell if shes a Tunisian, Egyptian, or Hermann's tortoise.
  9. Speedy and Pokey TheTorts

    Can I sex my tortoises?

    Hi I have two marginated tortoises, they are both 3 years old and about 5-6 inches long. Can I sex them? If so here are some pics. Thanks!
  10. J

    Fungus gnats!!!

    Hi guys, just hoping for some advice. My horse field currently has top soil for his substrate, but we’ve got a serious issue with tiny fungus gnats, so I was wondering if anyone knows of any other substrate we can use to avoid this problem! Also he seems a bit bored, is there anything I can do...
  11. Speedy and Pokey TheTorts

    Will I get mold at the bottom of my enclosure

    Hi, I’m building a new enclosure for my 2 marginated tortoise. If I use a pond liner or flex seal to water seal the wood, could mold develop at the bottom of the enclosure?
  12. J

    ?Want to re-home Russian tortoise named sleepo?

    sleepo has a different walk but it does not affect him. Basic care requirements: need to be fed a variety of wild weeds, grasses, broadleaf weeds. They need a good variety calcium rich diet, I usually feed mine Monday through fri then I don’t feed them on the weekends. There enclosure needs to...
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    For comparison: Day 1 and today - Herbie is 7 months. Keep growing little one.
  14. P

    Indian star tortoise 5years old male

    I want to give my indian star 5years old healthy & active tortoise eats bean, baby corn, coriander, tometo, cucumbers if any one interested will take good care good home then can contact me giving because shifting abroad in mumbai india. Email me [email protected]
  15. J

    UPDATED - Want to Re-Home Russian Tortoises, their names are Sleepo and Turner.

    Basic care requirements: need to be fed a variety of wild weeds, grasses, broadleaf weeds. They need a good variety calcium rich diet, I usually feed mine Monday through fri then I don’t feed them on the weekends. There enclosure needs to be 8x4 feet or larger per tort they can be housed outside...
  16. F

    Poipu’s Shell.

    Hey everyone, my tortoise is tortoise eats lettuce carrots tomatoes celery strawberries & flukers veggie diet, and his shell has been kinda sloping in the back any suggestions?
  17. L

    HELP!! 6-8month old Hermans tortoise (Septicemia?)

    Hi everyone, I just became a tortoise mom. I purchased a baby Herman’s, estimated to be 6-8 months old. I looked at the bottom of his shell and it looks very odd. I contacted the seller and they told me it’s just new growth lines but I’ve been seeing things online about septicemia and I’m very...
  18. O

    Red line near face?? (nose and eye)

    Hello!! I’m so sorry if im posting in the wrong place or wrong way, but this website is a little confusing to navigate ? My tortoise (I don’t know the exact species, but if I had to make an educated guess I would say Russian) (I also have no idea what gender he is) just got this red line that...
  19. C

    How Long Until Red Foots Have Egg Binding?

    I have three red foot females who cannot nest at the moment because there outdoor enclosure is not done yet. One has already layed one clutch this season. I would like to know when there are risks of egg binding. If anyone has any info on this topic, I would like to know it all. Sorry if I...
  20. J


    Recently got these guys but am unsure as to what type of tortoises they are. Want to get the care right so need advice on temps etc asap. Thanks!