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Discussion in 'Tortoise Photos & Videos' started by Nephelle, Oct 12, 2015.

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  1. Gillian M

    Gillian M Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    Love the tort that is reading!:<3: Gorgeous!
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    Grandpa Turtle 144 Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    What I said is baking soil stinks !
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    Nephelle Well-Known Member

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    Ohhh baking SOIL! So baking coco coir won't stink up my apartment and make my neighbors mad, then? LOL
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    Nephelle Well-Known Member

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    Thank you for posting that thread!! I read the whole way through and saw @Alaskamike in his videos which was great :D Poor Bubbles! Her video swimming in the pool made me so happy, though!

    (I am actually going to poke the referenced thread toward @SamAnn ( http://www.tortoiseforum.org/threads/bubbles-galore.125234/ ). She has a rescued and badly neglected Sulcata that isn't toooo big yet, and might be interested in his water therapy videos. And if not, it's a heartening rescue story :<3: I've been following her updates - http://www.tortoiseforum.org/threads/bowsers-rescue-update.129470/#post-1212828 . Such a sweet baby. )

    Awesome find, Michelle!! Thank you!! The box build at the end made me feel a lot more confident, too--he did a great job without it looking too overwhelming. Also he said Home Depot would cut it, too! I am for sure calling tomorrow!
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    Nephelle Well-Known Member

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    So happy you've joined this thread, @Gillian Moore ! I know you have some great Oli stories to share! :<3::<3:
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    Gillian M Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    Pleasure is mine!:<3:

    Oh yes, I have a lot of stories about OLI, but I'm afraid I won't be able to post pics, so please forgive me.:(

    Thanks for posting such an interesting and unique thread.;)
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  8. Nephelle

    Nephelle Well-Known Member

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    Stories are just as fun as pictures!! Sometimes even better ;)
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    Nephelle Well-Known Member

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    It turns out the Mist King wasn't needed. The enclosure is plenty humid without it--in fact, it was above 90% for the first few weeks and we were actively trying to decrease the level. It's now a steady 75 to 80, though I'm watching the numbers as it cools down and our heat kicks on.
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    I don't know what you are saying here. And who is Adam?
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    Nephelle Well-Known Member

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    Adam is @Tidgy's Dad and Gillian is in Jordan, I believe :)
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    Nephelle Well-Known Member

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    I am glad I asked! Even the starter kit is pricey. I've read where people install those sorts of things into their outdoor enclosures, too, but thankfully that's at least a season and a half out LOL

    I'm a bit nervous about the heat here as well...we have those old style radiators and the moment they kicked on it dried everything up. I lost a couple plants before I realized what was happening :(

    Thank you!! :<3::<3:
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    Gillian M Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    Correct.:)
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    Gillian M Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    Nephelle has answered this post of yours and apologies for not having been clear enough.
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    Nephelle Well-Known Member

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    Hey Gillian, wasn't trying to speak for you :) :) I wasn't sure of the time difference and thought you might be asleep! :<3:

    ---I just looked, you are 7 hours ahead of me! Not bedtime yet!! :D
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    Hello!
    I am Adam.
    This is a marvelous thread, most splendid.
    Every day is like a new day with my darling Tidgy, I will never be an older owner.
    She was near death when i rescued her 4 years ago and now.
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    Wifey and I can't have kids.
    This is our baby girl who we love very much.
    Thanks, Nephelle.
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    kirsty Johnston Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    Tidgy is such a pretty girl :) wifey and you make great tortoise mum and dad!
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    So sorry...I'm new here. It's great this forum connects people all around the world through love of tortoises! :)
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    Hello Adam! :) beautiful sweet girl you have! Enjoyed your pics!
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