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  1. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    I have a Horsfield tortoise (I was told they were around 2 years old) that looked as though he was doing a poo earlier but instead this red sack like thing was stuck by his tail. I soaked him in some warm water and it seemed to go back inside, but now it's out again. I looked online and someone...
  2. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi! I’m a new tortoise Mam, I rescued an 8 year old male horsfield tortoise a month ago. He’s healthy, happy and eats, poops and pees well. The previous owners didn’t know much about him or what to do with him so I’ve changed his substrate to sterilised top soil, put him on a fresh diet (he was...
  3. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hello, My 4 year old Horsfield disappeared from his outdoor enclosure on Friday and we haven't been able to find him. I cant find any way he could have gotten out though. The enclosure is a large rabbit run connected to the garden shed, with a little pen in the shed. About 6 inches beneath...
  4. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    So i've decided to build a new tortoise table for my tort. Mainly as her current table is a beech colour and after re-decorating the guest bedroom she is in, everything's white so plan on building a white MDF one very similar but would like to make some changes. I've seen some images online of...
  5. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hello. Just a query. Can you use old substrate for anything garden wise? Or are we best just disposing if it? Thankyou. Lynsey.
  6. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi everyone, My tortoises have a habit of dogging and scratching at the edges of their enclosure, the have a variety of surfaces to explore, some plants, hides etc etc. From what I have read they are just trying to express their desire to burrow! They are currently on beech chip and hemp...
  7. Shelled Classifieds
    Hi, I am looking for 1, maybe 2 baby Tortoises to join our family. Ideally local to Bristol would be suitable, but willing to travel. Thank you.
  8. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi all, I'm brand new to tortoise keeping, I will be buying roughly a 1 year old Horsfield tortoise in August. I have bought the tortoise table (36" x 18" x 5"), terracotta dishes for eating and drinking, a uvb bulb and a heat bulb. I need help in what substrates I get, I was thinking about a...
  9. Shelled Classifieds
    Hermanns 2 years old paperwaork and microchip present. Horsfields 1 year old 11 tortoises in total priced at £440 or will sell in pairs at £110 Will not sell singles. Priced to sell as bulk.
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    Baby horsfield Tortoises for sale. All happily eating, bathing and doing everything Tortoises should be. £70 each. Northampton based but can deliver for petrol costs. Boys and Girls avaliable. Please call or text on 07712354893 for more information. Pictures avaliable on request.
  11. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi all, My new horsfield is arriving shortly and he/she is still small. I'm interested in putting it in a hamster/rabbit cage but I'm not sure what size it should be?? Also if people have pics of their set up, I'd love to see them. Fanks***128516;
  12. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hello, I am new to the forum and very new to keeping tortoises. I have acquired a tortoise from a colleague who's little boy had lost interest. I believe it to be a male horsfield but I would really like for someone more knowledgeable to confirm this for me if possible please. I can't seem to...
  13. Shelled Classifieds
    Horsfields tortoises 5-6 cm CB late 2015 - £50 each Collection from Portsmouth. May be able to deliver for fuel within a reasonable distance.
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    Swell SuperStore SK14 Industrial Estate Broadway Hyde, SK14 4QF 0161 351 4705 Open Mon - Sat 9 - 5.30, Sun 10 - 4 Chelonians 0.0.1 Leopard Tortoise - £165 0.0.1 Greek Spur Thigh - £120 0.0.10 Horsefields - £100 0.0.5 Hermans - £120 0.0.1 Marginated Tortoise - £180 0.0.2 Red Foot Tortoises -...
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    Chelonians 0.0.1 Leopard Tortoise - £165 0.0.1 Greek Spur Thigh - £120 0.0.10 Horsefields - £100 0.0.5 Hermans - £120 0.0.1 Marginated Tortoise - £180 0.0.2 Red Foot Tortoises - £135 0.0.4 Hermit Crabs - £13
  16. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    My cousin rescued a horsfield tortoise about a year ago. Previous to this it had been owned by a young girl who became bored of it and then by her friend who also became bored. The tortoise is now approximately three years old. My cousin upgraded it from a vivarium to a table and sorted out...
  17. Shelled Classifieds
    Chelonians 0.0.1 Leopard Tortoise - £165 0.0.1 Greek Spur Thigh - £120 0.0.12 Horsefields - £100 0.0.5 Hermans - £120 0.0.1 Marginated Tortoise - £180 0.0.2 Red Foot Tortoises - £135 0.0.2 Musk Turtles - £20 0.0.1 Yellow Vampire Crabs - £14 0.0.4 Hermit Crabs - £13
  18. Shelled Classifieds
    Hi, I have two marginated tortoises, two bell's hingebacks, two horsfields and one Greek tortoise that I need to get rid of due to a change of circumstances Ideally I'd like £50 for each of the horsfield and hingebacks And around £100-£150 for the marginated and Greeks, I'm obviously willing...
  19. Newbie Advice
    Hi all, My Horsfield tortoise, Maxwell, is about 1yr3m old and has recently developed a soft spot in the very centre of the underside of his shell. The rest of the shell including the rest of the underside is hard as usual. Do you know why this could have happened? He is fed on a mix of weeds...
  20. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi everyone, I'm looking for ideas on the best plants to have on my tortoise table. I have a spider plant already but wanted to add more. Does anyone have any suggestions please?
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