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.
 

Alex Prolucs

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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:

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Egyptian medium-size tortoise:

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Egyptian small-size:

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Egyptian small-size:

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And I am also thinking about getting another Greek Tortoise
 

Alex Prolucs

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I love the patterns on your Greek's face. What subspecies is he/she?

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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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?
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.
 

Alex Prolucs

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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.

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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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.

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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