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    New Turtle Pond & Stream w Questions

    Hi Everyone, I want to share my completed turtle pond and stream with everyone and I am looking for comments or concerns. I want to soon house and breed Spotted Turtle and maybe African Dwarf Mud Turtles. The pond is about 1500 gallons and ranges from 4000-8000 gph. There is a shelf around...
  2. Mark&Icarus

    What is the type of this tortoies? Please help i am new member 🌿

    Dear TortoiseFourm Community can you please help me by telling me what is the name of this tortoise the type of it. Thanks 🪴
  3. Melodieyy

    Can a baby hermanns eat Timothy hay?

    I’ve seen a few threads saying that they have Timothy hay in there with their hermanns tortoises, however usually they don’t have an age listed so I was wondering is it alright for a 2 month old to have some? I just want to be extra cautious! Thank you so much for any help! I’ve attached some...
  4. R

    Few pics of a hatchling Black Mountain Tortoise

    Cute is an understatement!
  5. M

    Arcadia T8 - Distance?

    I just moved my Greek Ibera from a table into a 4 x 2 x 2 vivarium. The issue I am having is the height of the vivarium in comparison to the bulb I am using. The bulb is an Arcadia Euro Range 10-Percent D3+. At the moment, it hangs down at the side, not in the middle as would be preferable...
  6. H

    Tortoise on terror

    Hello my tortoise Rocky I have had him since a baby , he is now 7 years old and just within the past few weeks has been ramming everything, moving all his shelter around, he is not humping , he rams our shins and cannot even clean out his pen anymore, he usally puts all the weight in back ricks...
  7. 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...
  8. S

    Been seeing this guy around my yard for about a month now, what kind of turtle is he?

    I know he is not a wood turtle, box turtle, or gopher tortoise but I can’t determine what he is extremely curious to know! He’s about 9-11 inches long and pretty wide, and I live in North Georgia near the Atlanta metro.
  9. Jeanskirt

    Found tortoise in my backyard. Advice

    Hi. I'm new here. My name is Tiana. I found this small tortoise in my backyard. We live in Bakersfield, California. I did a Google image search and the closest thing I found is a Russian tortoise. I'm not sure if this little guy (or girl) is an adult or a baby. I actually captured it once, and...
  10. A

    Marginate tortoise close to me?

    I have a marginted tortoise, he is about 2 years old. I am looking to move apartments. Currently he is in the spare room where I work from home (and play videogames). He sees me and I see him, for about 12 hours a day. What I am wondering is: would he be okay if I kept him alone in an empty room...
  11. C

    Please can someone look at my Russian tort:(

    Hey. We’ve had this little girl for a couple months now. She came from a home where they did not know how to care for tortoises. I’ve done all my research, feed her adequately, she’s got a heat lamp, goes outside twice a week and gets soaked. Does her shell look okay? It’s not completely round...
  12. A

    Tortoise nightmare?

    So yesterday I was looking into my tortoises enclosure and one of them was awake just gazing at me while the other had been asleep for some time. The tortoise who was asleep for some time startled me as I was watching the other because he started panicky running all over his tank in his sleep...
  13. M

    Drinking water too cold?

    Okay, I'm new to this forum and a new tortoise mummy, I've had my Greek Ibera/Spur-thighed for just over a month! She's doing great, eating well, pooping etc etc I keep her in a custom-built tortoise table, she is 8 months old. Setup attached :D The clear box is her humid hide! UVB is a 10%...
  14. tazpjm

    White tail tip

    Hello, I noticed that my tortoise had a white tail tip when I was bathing her. I'm not sure if it's a wound or a fungal infection. She's not acting weird or anything, she seems normal. Please help.
  15. Bobo's Dad

    Bobo has arrived! Hermann’s hatchling!

    Well Bobo has arrived straight from FedEx! If you are looking for an awesome breeder of all kinds of tortoises please visit my friend Randy Betz at TortStork.com. One of the best experiences I’ve ever had receiving a hatchling. Top notch! Videos of new enclosure setup coming soon as I get the...
  16. GerardoCentroPet

    Chaco tortoise, chelonoidis chilensis.

    HI everyone, im new here. I started working at a pet shop, and they brought fifteen baby chacos. I am not sure that the info going around is really accurate. People here keep them in the garden usually and there isnt much info on them as an indoor kept species. Any information or experience...
  17. G

    Shell healthy?

    This is my almost 1 year old Russian. How is the plastron looking? Is it healthy or any shell Roy at all? Just curious
  18. Cooksmorrell

    Indian star hatchling SICK ?

    I have an Indian star hatchling now for about a month. She was about a month old when I got her and she’s been super active eating great and everything was fine. Two days ago I noticed she didn’t move all day or open her eyes. I gave her a warm soak and put her back in her enclosure. I noticed...
  19. B

    Looking for a “stay small” breed tortoise for my children.

    Hi! I am looking for a couple tortoises for my children to have lifelong companions! I have a son and a daughter that are both very excited to start their reptile journey. I know smaller size doesn’t mean smaller enclosure, but I want to start them out with something manageable. Through my hours...
  20. T

    Baby Radiated toroises for sale in southern california

    Hi, I have some baby radiated tortoises for sale in southern California. I can only sale to California residents. These are temp sexed female tortoises. Asking $1000 each. Thanks
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