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Kang and Rue

Discussion in 'Bowsprit tortoises' started by CarolM, Mar 26, 2018.

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  1. CarolM

    CarolM Well-Known Member

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    No worries. I don't mind. It is all in good fun.
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    No worries. All in good fun. I don't mind. And the gang don't know any better.
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    Last night I decided to put some grass into their enclosure as I did not like the mess from the small orchid bark being dragged into their water bowls. As well as their previous hides being knocked over and dragged everywhere. So new hides were put in. Grass put it. = a slope on the one side and better hide aways for them. Hopefully more exercise and even happier torts. We will asses how they like the grass etc and change it if it does not work. Yes I know the grass will probably die but that is fine. If they like the new setup better I will just keep replacing the grass. Screenshot_20180727-115436.jpeg
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    I want your bathtub!
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    Just sharing. Rue and Kang are both over the 200g mark and Clark and Harry are over the 150g mark. 20180811_192205.jpeg 20180811_192318.jpeg 20180811_192511.jpeg 20180811_193015.jpeg 20180811_193115.jpeg 20180811_193249.jpeg 20180811_193329.jpeg
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    Growing quick! Looks good Carol.
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    Thank you Dan
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    How big do they get Carol?
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    Hi Todd,

    How are you?

    These don't get very big. I am not sure exactly how big they can get, but I don't think it would be bigger than 2kg = about 4.4lbs. My male if I remember correctly is about 1.5kg (3.3lbs) and the female is around 1kg (2.2lbs) give or take a few.
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    I found this online, funny enough it was quite difficult to find something that gave an actual weight:

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    What a terrific thread, Carol! :)
    I really enjoyed reading it and seeing all the fabulous pics of Kang, Rue, Clark and Harry! :tort::<3::tort::<3::tort::<3::tort::<3:
    So glad i finally found and caught up with this one!
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    Aawww. Thank you very much Adam.
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    They are just the cutest!!
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    Thank you so much Kathy, I think so too. ;):D
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    A substrate change today. Did a little cleaning. And giving them a few less plants hoping to give them more space for a while. Coco coir peat underneath and wood mulch on top. 20180908_122804.jpeg 20180908_122813.jpeg
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    I love your enclosure almost as much as I love your torts!!!!
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    Lol. Thank you.
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    I have a 3m x 1.5m avairy in my garden. It does not have any birds in at the moment and as such I have decided that it will do nicely as an outside enclosure for my babies. I will need to take some more photos of the outside enclosure as the current ones that i took are too large. So will need to take a smaller size picture.
    And Whitey and Blue say Hi. 20180917_092321.jpeg 20180917_092344.jpeg 20180917_092405.jpeg 20180917_092507.jpeg 20180917_092554.jpeg 20180917_092616.jpeg 20180917_092637.jpeg 20180917_093623.jpeg 20180917_093529.jpeg 20180917_093409.jpeg
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    Beautiful pictures of your tortoises and their enclosures. They must be very happy living with you. Happy torts are healthy und grow well. That`s what the pictures are showing.
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