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Indian star hatchling

Discussion in 'Tortoise Breeding' started by sulley13, Feb 7, 2017.

  1. sulley13

    sulley13 Member 5 Year Member

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    New life has emerged after 97 days of incubation! 14 grams and my first ever star hatchling...

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    Markw84 Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    Congratulations! How exciting. Beautiful little star!
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    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 5 Year Member Platinum Supporter

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    This is great news! You must be so proud.
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    That's gotta feel good.
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    Congrats! Absolutely Awesome!
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    congrats! so beautiful.
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    A beautiful tortoise!
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    @sulley13

    How's your little hatchling doing? Any updates?
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    @sulley13

    May I know your incubation temperature and humidity?
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    I looooove the stars very nice!!!
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    sulley13 Member 5 Year Member

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    Doing very well, thank you. As are the 5 hatchlings that followed!
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    They were incubated at 30°C and approximately 80% humidity.
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    Tom The Dog Trainer 5 Year Member

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    Are you kidding me? Where are the PICTURES??? C'mon man. You're killing me!!! :p

    Breeding stars in the UK. That is fantastic! Congratulations to you.
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    sulley13 Member 5 Year Member

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    I have moved 4 on to a friend but I am keeping the first 2. I'm sure there are other breeders in the UK producing stars!

    Attached are the two I have kept.

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    seanang168 Active Member 5 Year Member

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    This is wonderful @sulley13 ! Perpetuating this species is good
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    seanang168 Active Member 5 Year Member

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    Hi @sulley13 , may I know how old are the parents of your new hatchlings when the eggs are laid?
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    They were both 7 years old. The female is approximately 9 inches in length and weights around 2200 grams.
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    Oh my, they are so young. My star tortoises are 20 years old but I never had an egg successfully hatched.
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