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My Tort Tried To Go and Meet Jebus! Attempted Suicide

Discussion in 'General Tortoise Discussion' started by Tank & Scooter, May 25, 2018.

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  1. Tank & Scooter

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    Aw, poor thing! I hope you didn't leave him on his back too long. They can suffocate that way. Maybe you need to make that wall taller so he isn't tempted to climb it.
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    No I instantly stopped recording flipped him up right. You should see how paranoid i am about them flipping, that's why I added plexiglass.

    To be honest Im making new enclosure this weekend, this happened yesterday. So I just removed 2x4 and paired them up again until i make new closed chamber.

    I rather them bully each other a couple days, then risk death or serious injury. That's a basking bulb right above. He had kept flipping under it, 3 times in one day, thank God it happened in front of me.

    So I removed wood and added giant brick to help them bask and now they just stare at me through Windows as they bask lol[emoji7]

    GOOD LESSON LEARNED, I WILL NEVER PUT ANYTHING UNDER A BASKING LIGHT. KEEP IT COMPLETELY FLAT TO AVOID FLIP.

    Will keep that in mind with my build
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    If they've bullied each other before, wouldn't it be best to keep them separated no matter what? I know I've seen pictures of baby sulcatas with missing eyes/scales due to small fights with other torts.
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    Lol, I like the edits!
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    LMAO! great video! Should rename them Evil and Kenival lol
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    That was a great vid. If they have bullied each other before just put something in that corner so he can't get to the corner. Corners is where they seem to try the climbing the most
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    Yea they're seppereated, that's why I had wood. They're in different enclosures now
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