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  1. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    I am looking at using an Arcadia D3 UV basking lamp to heat/light my tortoise table for a horsfield tortoise. I understand this lamp cannot be used with a thermostat, should I look at another option. p.s. I have the the table but not the tortoise yet.
  2. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi I have brought a baby tortoise a couple of days ago he is 5 months old. He just don't seem to be interested in any food or water. Which is leaving us concerned. Has anyone got any suggestions to what we should try?
  3. Shelled Classifieds
    Group of lovely stunning Horsfields All good age 40 Plus Healthy and starting to slow down for hibernation Would love them to go to a home which understand what these need.. Must have set up and researched!:2thumb: Group 3 females 1 Male £625 for the four OR Two females £350 One Female and...
  4. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi, I have a Horsfield tortoise who has been out in the garden all afternoon. She's been full of life recently and never stops, always walking around sniffing everything. She ate a few weeds etc but at the moment she tries to eat bird poo so I stop her. She also had a go at eating a few snail...
  5. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi, I've been using a normal R80 Reflector lamp as a heat source for my tortoise, but I'm finding they are needing to be replaced every month & a half or so, is this normal or am I buying crap bulbs? What do other people do to provide heat? Recommendations please!!
  6. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi All, I rehomed my approx 1 year old Horsfield tortoise in June of this year. Her previous keeper told me she had hibernated for 2 weeks (yes - 2 weeks!) over winter in the fridge and was fine. I previously had a Horsfield tortoise, also rehomed, who was around 5 years old and (unbeknownst...
  7. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Sorry if this is going to be so long winded.Ihave a horsfield called victor, i bought him from a pet shop that deals in exotic pets when he was 6 months old,i also bought the whole set up which included dried weeds and pellets and the lamp and every thing else,he wouldnt touch the dried weeds...
  8. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Decided to post on here again, and hopefully not going to get any abuse this time around! I have a Horsfield who is around 10 years old, female. The first year I bought her I found she was fed the wrong diet and had a bladder stone. This was successfully removed and everything was fine. My vet...
  9. Arcadia
    Hi, I'm brand new to the forum and really need some expert advice on lighting for my Russian Horsfield tortoise. I've had him for three months (he's 3.5years old) and after a lot of reading have come to the conclusion the UVB Exo Terra compact 5.0 Glo coil lamp that came with him is inadequate...
  10. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Please can anyone tell me why my tortoise always rubs the rear end of his shell against objects.He has been to the vets and he is healthy/no worms or parasites. :2thumb:
  11. Shelled Classifieds
    TORTOISES: & TURTLES & TERRAPINS: CB09 Razorback Musk Turtles Males £30 Each CB13 Red Foot Tortoises Unsexed £89 Each CB13 Hermann Tortoises Unsexed £110 Each CB14 Horsfield Tortoises Unsexed £85 Each or two for £160 CB12 Horsfield Tortoise Unsexed £85 CB14 Reeves Terrapins Unsexed £24.99 Each...
  12. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    hi, Henry has been hiding all the time in the last week or two and we are a bit worried about him. He will not come out of his hide in the morning on his own and will just generally stay in there all day unless you physically take him out and even then, will shortly afterwards go back in the...
  13. Shelled Classifieds
    TORTOISES: & TURTLES & TERRAPINS: CB13 Red Foot Tortoises Unsexed £89 Each CB13 Hermann Tortoises Unsexed £110 Each CB14 Reeves Terrapins Unsexed £24.99 Each CB14 Chinese Striped Neck Turtles Unsexed £24.99 Each...
  14. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Been thinking of getting a tortoise (most likely Horsfield) for a few months now, and keep looking online for what to get, and as usual it's just not 100% concise so thought I'd ask the question to get a proper answer. I have a few links aswell 1, Lights When buying a UVA/B bulb, I would...
  15. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hello :-) i have a few questions about my tortoise i would like to know the answers to. 1) How do i know if it is male or female? He/She is a horsfield tortoise if this helps and is 3 years old. 2) We've been having problems, he/she has been trying to eat small stones and other things which...
  16. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi all, I have a few questions about my Horsfield as I'm concerned about him if anyone can help. I got back him back in Feb, he was an unwanted pet and I'm told he's around 5. He was living on just sand in a tortoise table and came with a heat lamp and appropriate UVB lighting. I read they...
  17. Shelled Classifieds
    CB10 Horsfield Tortoises Male £85 Each or two for £160 CB13 Horsfield Tortoises Unsexed £85 Each or two for £160 CB13 Red Foot Tortoises Unsexed £89 Each CB13 Hermann TortoisesUnsexed £110
  18. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi, Could you help sex my tortoise please? S/he's around 4 - 5 years old. We've been told female, but we want to be sure as we're thinking about buying it a companion. Thanks.
  19. Shelled Classifieds
    TORTOISES: CB10 Horsfield Tortoises Male £85 Each or two for £160 CB13 Horsfield Tortoises Unsexed £85 Each or two for £160 CB13 Red Foot Tortoises Unsexed £89 Each CB13 Hermann TortoisesUnsexed £110
  20. Shelled Classifieds
    TORTOISES: CB10 Horsfield Tortoises Male £85 Each or two for £160 CB13 Horsfield Tortoises Unsexed £85 Each or two for £160 CB13 Hermann Tortoises Unsexed £110 ...........................................................................................
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