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Op I can only apologise I missed the type of wood it was, I’m advising multiple members a day now so it’s easier for me to overlook some details😣
 

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If op has possibly already bought this one(sorry we didn’t notice the material it was made of) would lining it with pond liner so the tortoise has zero contact with the wood be ok? Obviously ideally if it we were me I’d try and cancel the order and buy something else, but I don’t want op to feel defeated☹️
I understand if in good conscious you can’t recommend going ahead though
In theory, completely 100% covering it with a waterproof cover should prevent fumes, but in practice there is no way to guarantee that. This is especially important because the OP is going to be putting it in a greenhouse tent which will contain all the toxic fumes. Nothing will make a person feel more defeated than putting their tortoise into an enclosure that kills it.
 

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It's fungus.
I can't tell if it's new or old and healing. But put some Athletes foot cream on there and keep him dryer for a few days to a week.
Usually one application kills the fungus. But the healing takes months.
BTW the super cheap cream is just as effective as the high dollar stuff. I get mine at DOLLAR GENERAL.
Your temperature needs to be between 80 and 88. If you want it perfect, in my opinion it is 82 to 84 degrees.
70 will cause issues if it's allowed to go on for an extended period.
 

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It's fungus.
I can't tell if it's new or old and healing. But put some Athletes foot cream on there and keep him dryer for a few days to a week.
Usually one application kills the fungus. But the healing takes months.
BTW the super cheap cream is just as effective as the high dollar stuff. I get mine at DOLLAR GENERAL.
Your temperature needs to be between 80 and 88. If you want it perfect, in my opinion it is 82 to 84 degrees.
70 will cause issues if it's allowed to go on for an extended period.
Wrong thread I think...
 

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In theory, completely 100% covering it with a waterproof cover should prevent fumes, but in practice there is no way to guarantee that. This is especially important because the OP is going to be putting it in a greenhouse tent which will contain all the toxic fumes. Nothing will make a person feel more defeated than putting their tortoise into an enclosure that kills it.
completely understand where you’re coming from, I don’t disagree, hopefully op works something out🙏🏻
It's fungus.
I can't tell if it's new or old and healing. But put some Athletes foot cream on there and keep him dryer for a few days to a week.
Usually one application kills the fungus. But the healing takes months.
BTW the super cheap cream is just as effective as the high dollar stuff. I get mine at DOLLAR GENERAL.
Your temperature needs to be between 80 and 88. If you want it perfect, in my opinion it is 82 to 84 degrees.
70 will cause issues if it's allowed to go on for an extended period.
also yes this was the wrong thread
 

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