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Hello from New York

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Joyoungs, Mar 3, 2018.

  1. Joyoungs

    Joyoungs New Member

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    Hello! I am new to the forum but not new to tortoises. I have two Russian tortoises, a female named Pansy and a male named Brutus. I have had Pansy for almost three years and Brutus for almost two years. We live in upstate New York. I have come to the forum for insight before but have finally made an account. Here are some photos that I have of them.

    Justine

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    Welcome to the forum! Please give these links a read:
    Russian Tortoise Care Sheet
    https://tortoiseforum.org/index.php?threads/Russian-Tortoise-Care-Sheet.80698/
    Beginner Mistakes
    https://tortoiseforum.org/index.php?threads/Beginner-Mistakes.45180/
    Your tortoises need to be separated immediately. The “cuddling” and “following” you see are signs of aggression, and are actually crowding and chasing. Tortoises, especially Russians, are very territorial, and only see other tortoises as mates and combatants. Please give this link a read:
    Why not to keep 2 tortoises together - a lesson learned the hard way
    https://tortoiseforum.org/index.php...gether---a-lesson-learned-the-hard-way.94114/
    Your tortoises need an 8x4 foot enclosure each.
    It’s great that you joined! The minute I joined, I was hooked :)
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    Welcome ! Very nice looking 'kids' you have there !!
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    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 10 Year Member! Platinum Supporter

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    Welcome, Justine!
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    Welcome welcome welcome! To the Forum!
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    Welcome to you, Justine, and your lovely little Russkies.
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