Sneezing?

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Hello! I noticed my tortoise sneezing a few times today, which although it was cute I've never seen him do it before and was a little concerned. For context, he is a 6 month old Russian, and I just recently bought him a new enclosure. Here are some pictures of him and the enclosure from today. Everything else is normal, he is eating and going to the bathroom regularly, and he has a pool in his tank he uses daily or is soaked in warm water every other day. I guess I'm just curious if this is something I should be worried about or if it's normal for tortoises to do, so any advice would be helpful :)
 

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Replace your gauges with digital. Those you have are not any good or reliable.
Get temp up to around 85 for day and 75 night for a few weeks until there is no more sneezing
 

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Hello! I noticed my tortoise sneezing a few times today, which although it was cute I've never seen him do it before and was a little concerned. For context, he is a 6 month old Russian, and I just recently bought him a new enclosure. Here are some pictures of him and the enclosure from today. Everything else is normal, he is eating and going to the bathroom regularly, and he has a pool in his tank he uses daily or is soaked in warm water every other day. I guess I'm just curious if this is something I should be worried about or if it's normal for tortoises to do, so any advice would be helpful :)
What is the overnight low temp?
What is the basking temp directly under the bulb?
Are you using a CFL for UV? Those sometimes burn their eyes and can make them sneezy.
 

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