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Discussion in 'Redfoot and yellowfoot tortoises' started by allegraf, Sep 10, 2016.

  1. allegraf

    allegraf Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    It is real hot in Florida today, so I put the sprinkler out for the torts to cool down. Some came and enjoyed the water, other stayed in the shelters(still got wet) Here is the result. ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1473537975.377333.jpg ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1473537988.298062.jpg ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1473537997.463004.jpg ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1473538008.313585.jpg ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1473538020.263691.jpg ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1473538067.611569.jpg

    Even the holdbacks came out to enjoy the water. ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1473538104.627784.jpg ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1473538117.827721.jpg ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1473538131.448258.jpg

    Others got romantic: ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1473538154.771813.jpg
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    Great pictures! Beautiful tortoises
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    Your Torts and your setup look amazing.
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    Who is the peach & yellow tort on the left in those first two pictures?

    Can I come play in the sprinklers!?
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    Are you sneaking up on your "lovers" again??? Shame on you! :)
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    allegraf Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    Lemonhead. They change colors depending on the time of the year. From very colorful to faded.
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    allegraf Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    I may have a problem!
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    Redstrike Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    Wow, would have never guessed! I hope Rafiki looks as sharp as her mommy!
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    Hi! Is your mulch the "No Float Cypress Mulch blend" that is sold at Lowe's and Home Depot? I recently bought two bags in order to use as a substrate in my hatchling's enclosure. I immediately put it away after I thought I saw some pine bark in it, and I know pine can make tortoises ill. Have you had any problems at all?
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    Great photos.
    How do you guys go on when it's tornado season. Do you have to fetch the animals indoors when one is expected, I'm assuming the tornados are forecast before they hit.
    I know it's a random question, it's just something I think of from time to time, must be a worry.
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    allegraf Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    Yup, mulch is from HD. We use it with our hatchling's and adults with no problems.

    Craig: we don't get too many tornados here, but in the event of a hurricane- everyone goes into the garage. Same with winter time when temps go too low.
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    Great photos! They all look so nice. Beautiful hold backs.
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    Thumbs up to your group.
    Beautiful.
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    The one on photo 7 is amazing.
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    This is a perfect example of tortoise paradise! Wonderful tortoises and setup!
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    Great pics of lovely torts! GOD bless.
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