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DO NOT ORDER FROM TORTOISE TOWN

Discussion in 'Tortoise Vendor Reviews' started by SushiAndReptiles, Oct 30, 2018.

  1. SushiAndReptiles

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    Hello everyone, after less than a month of owning my sulcata hatchling from tortoise town, and $300+ of vet bills, I’m going to go ahead and advise you not to order from tortoise town. While they have an almost perfect review score online, i have heard nothing but heartache from their customers. Their website looks proffesional, yet they use copy righted photos that do not belong to them- of tortoises that aren’t theirs. They may answer your questions with smiles and seemingly helpful (but incorrect) information- but they are nothing but crooks. They raise sick tortoises, and sell them off at crazy prices. After several messages to them about how my Tortoise is withering away, they have not so much as bat an eye at my problems. If you want a healthy Animal, contact the mods on here, or check the vendor reviews. I might loose my Innocent baby tortoises to symptoms that could’ve been prevented if they cared about their animals in the slightest. Thanks for your time.
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    I’m loosing one from them too. I’ve only had him 2 months. How do I contact the mods on here to get a healthy one? I can’t do this heart break again. He’s still alive and staying overnight at the exotic veterinary clinic but the said his prognosis is not good. I’ll do everything I can for him.
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    I'm sorry to hear you both lost your hatchlings. I lost mine two weeks ago, however it wasn't the breeders fault. Finding a sulcata breeder on here that's reputable is pretty easy. Tom doesn't have any, but you might check sooner of the others like Arizona tortoise compound. Check the breeder reviews for others.
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    Very sorry to hear about your bad experience, but thank you for posting here. Hopefully someone else will read your words and it will prevent another tragedy.
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    Nothing is worth that heartache, the people at tortoise town are just the worst. If yours passes, I’d say give yourself a little bit of time to re-evaluate your situation, and then if you’re ready, or want another sulcata, I’d suggest ordering from lance, mark, azsulcata, Arizona tortoise compound, tortoise supply- there are many other trusted breeders, these are just the ones that I’m considering ordering from.
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    I wish I had found this forum BEFORE I found Tortoise Town. I got my guy from them three weeks ago. He appears to be happy and healthy, but after reading many threads and comments about how bad they are, I'm on edge that my little guy isn't as healthy as I think he is. I pray to the tortoise gods that I'm one of the few who ended up with a healthy baby! I also wish this forum would come up before sites like Tortoise Town and other not-so-great sites that recommend improper care. I sure have learned SO much more from this forum than I have from the 100s of other sites I visited before finding this forum.
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    Best of wishes. Mine started out looking fine and almost instantly just dropped. Within a week he became deathly ill.
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