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3 Egyptians, 1 Greek

Discussion in 'Egyptian tortoises' started by Alex Prolucs, Jan 9, 2018.

  1. Alex Prolucs

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    Hello!

    I have got 3 Egyptian tortoises; 2 small-size, 1 medium and 1 Greek medium-sized. My question,


    Is it safe to put them together? Or do I have to seperate them? Like 3 Egyptians in an enclosure and 1 Greek in another.

    I can provide pictures if needed.
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    I don't ever mix species. I even have my box turtles separated by sub-species. In your case, I would think the scrappy Greek tortoise would take advantage of the smaller, milder mannered Egyptians.

    Welcome, and I'd love to see pictures of your tortoises.
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    Thank you very much! That’s a great honor to have you answering my thread.

    Here’re the pictures:

    Greek Tortoise:

    IMG_1515514114.172506.jpg IMG_1515514167.734024.jpg

    Egyptian medium-size tortoise:

    IMG_1515514351.980201.jpg
    IMG_1515514442.192977.jpg

    Egyptian small-size:

    IMG_1515514609.589583.jpg
    IMG_1515514917.359924.jpg

    Egyptian small-size:

    IMG_1515514743.318310.jpg
    IMG_1515514855.190662.jpg


    And I am also thinking about getting another Greek Tortoise
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    Beautiful!
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    Thanks!
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    I love the patterns on your Greek's face. What subspecies is he/she?
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    Hello! Sorry for late answer. Thanks.

    It seems hard for me to determine its subspecies lol.

    Also, I see you’ve got an awesome cute Greek Tortoise, hows it doing?
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    Currently munching away at his dinner:D! I'll repeat your apology for the late reply, it seems we've got quite a time difference. I forgot to say, welcome to the forums, always happy to see a new member.
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    Nice! What do you feed him? I feed mine thin slices of cucumber.

    Thanks! This is my first week and I am getting a lot of help, this forum is perfect for any tortoise owner!
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    Also, my Greek tortoise wonders a lot, like for 5-7 minutes before she starts moving. She also sleeps with her body and head not completely in its shell. Is this normal?
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    Yes. Quite a few tortoises sleep with head and limbs extended.
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    Great! Exactly “extended”!
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    Those a such nice shells... nice job
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    Thanks!
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