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  1. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    I have a Hermanns that I rescued two years ago. F, approx 12-15 years old. She was rescued by someone who found their dog with her. Shell was damaged by the dog and there is some pyramiding. She didn't walk up on her toes when I got her but I figured because of the pyramising she hadn't been...
  2. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    So my Hermann's name is ironically Herman, and I took him in when I was in third grade (8-9 years old (I'm 16 now)) from someone who couldn't anymore. The only thing is, for the past 7-8 years, I haven't been taking the best care of him. I'm not going to make excuses like I was busy with school...
  3. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi All, I'm posting on behalf of my mother who has 2 Hermann tortoises. We're trying to figure out the best set up for them, they're about 3 years old now and initially, we were keeping them on a tortoise table. Unfortunately, this proved to be too cold in the winter and they became very...
  4. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    I have a Hermann's tortoise and he has been peeing clear lately. Is clear urine something to worry about? I've been feeding very thin slices of cucumber every day because it's been hot.
  5. Shelled Classifieds
    CB 2013 Hermanns tortoise, purchased from the Hamm show in Germany when it was a hatchling. CITIES paperwork included. Healthy, stuffs his face daily with fresh dandelion leaves, chicory, spinach, and mixed greens supplemented with calcium. Bathed 3 times a week. He has free roam of downstairs...
  6. Shelled Classifieds
    Four year old Hermann's tortoises for sale. One male and one female. Both have Article 10 certificates and are mini-microchipped. Can come with home made L shaped enclosure if wanted. Measures 150Lx110Dx32Hcm. If you require any further details let me know.
  7. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Can anybody please give me some ideas on how to get a tortoise to put on weight and what may be preventing her growth. i have a 2014 hermanns who grew for her first year but for almost a year now her weight has remained contstant and she does not seem to grow. she is still the size of the palm...
  8. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    First tortoise advice - hermanns or horsefield? im looking to get a tortoise possibly later this year trying to do some research into what species would be best I currently keep geckos and bearded dragons so understand reptile husbandry My question is what of the 2 is best suited to...
  9. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Tortoise health and husbandry at your local exotic vets. I want your say for my project :2thumb:. My name is Phoebe i am a student veterinary nurse studying my foundation science degree in veterinary nursing, my passion is exotics and achieving the best care i can for all exotic animals. I have...
  10. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Help!! My four year old tortoise is about 3 weeks into fridge hibernation. Small box in big box with shredded kitchen towel. Made sure he/she opened their bowels before hibernation. Had let him/her settle for a few weeks without checking. About to go away so thought it best to check for signs...
  11. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hello UK Tortoise owners , New to the forum however was wandering if you could help me out with your experience keeping tortoises. I am an FdSc student Veterinary nurse studying my 3rd and final year of my degree at Warwickshire College. For my third year I have chosen to write my short...
  12. Shelled Classifieds
    ****5 left**** I have 5 beautiful Testudo Hermanni Boettgeri hatchlings for sale with Article 10 certificate. CB Aug 2015. Fed on a weed and flower diet with limestone flour, chalk and cuttlefish bone. Incubated to be female but of course not 100% guaranteed. Very active and full of character...
  13. Shelled Classifieds
    (Due to unexpected change in personal circumstances) Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 £90 each (both for £170) ... 2 x Captive Bred Eastern Hermann Tortoises hatched Aug 2014 (both from same clutch) * complete with Defra Cities ARTICLE 10 CERTIFICATE * sex unknown (incubated to be female but not...
  14. Shelled Classifieds
    Hi all I have a male Hermanns Tortoise for sale. He was born in 2009 and well grown on in my greenhouse, a great pet thats very experienced at outdoor hibernation. Collection from bristol, he has all his CITES paperwork Serious enquiries and pics available from [email protected]
  15. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Help please! I'm a relatively inexperience mummy to a gorgeous Hermanns tortoise. I've had 'him' (not sure if girl or boy) for three years and he was about 1 when I got him. I noticed about a month ago that just in-between and a few millimetres above his nostrils is another hole. He seems...
  16. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi I've been keeping my male tortoises together for years but just recently they have started humping, actually it's the bigger male who is 15 is trying to hump my 8 year old male... is this normal behaviour? I've kept torts for many years but never encountered this before.. The 8 year old is...
  17. Shelled Classifieds
    Hi all, I have a 2008 male hermans tortoise for sale. He has all his CITES certificates and has been raised outside in my greenhouse since the day he was born. He is completely hardy and has been hibernated outside since born. Genuine buyers only, pics available to genuine buyers, collection...
  18. Shelled Classifieds
    Due to unforeseen circumstances, I have to rehome my Hermanns Tortoise He is 5 years old , in excellent health, with a big appetite! Price includes tortoise table, UV lighting , spot bulb and holder and decor etc.. Very reluctant sale, loving home and experienced keeper required If you are...
  19. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi all, i'm looking for a little advice from you lovely people! I have kept snakes for years, and still do, however have always had a real admiration for tortoises, and have decided the time is right to start really looking into welcoming a new shelled friend into our lives. After weighing up...
  20. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi. I don't seem to be able to post photos on here but I am questioning if Herbie is a Hermanns! I am sure he probably is and his CITES certificate says he is but he does appear to have ??spurs on back legs. The breeder also had spur thigh hatchlings around the same time but Herbie was the last...
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