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  1. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi, I have a russian tortoise who is just under 1 years old and the past week she has refused to eat and is not pooing , her temperature of her enclosure is the correct temperature and I keep giving her regular soaks although she is urinating. I do not know what else to do , she looks healthy...
  2. Newbie Advice
    Hi I am a new tortoise owner and I really want to make sure he's healthy. I grow a variety of weeds which I give him fresh, bathes regularly and the basking temperature is correct. He has a large tortoise table and an outdoor enclosure too when the weathers nice. cuttlefish bone and mineral...
  3. Equipment & Supplies
    I have been looking everywhere, all my local pet shops, online, with friends but I can't get my hands on the substrate I use for my tortoise. I use plantation soil from exoterra and everywhere I look its sold out. My tortoise (henry) really needs some new substrate. Its starting to smell. Does...
  4. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    I really hope that I'm worrying for nothing but over the last couple of weeks Sammy hasn't been eating anything like his usual amount and on some days he barely eats anything. I give him a choice of food each day and I give him different things each week to try to make sure that he gets all of...
  5. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    i was recently interested in purchasing a horse field tortoise as a pet, because my local reptile shop does them for £99 each and i looked online and loads of websites said that they should live on their own. Is this true? Is it possible to know a baby tortoises gender? and most importantly...
  6. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi! I'm very interested in knowing if there's any breeds of tortoise that can live together with a red foot with minimal or no chance of disease spreading or fighting. I've been very interested in the Sulcata, Russian and Elongated Tortoises in particular.
  7. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi I thought I would share my experience with additional roof over my tortoise table , before I added the roof it was impossible to get the right ambient temperature and my tortoise was a little confused now I can control the temperature ,any way have a look on my video ,thanks...
  8. Introductions
    Hello this is my tortoise Wilson my name is Henry https://youtu.be/0zdVgth9LwQ
  9. Turtles & Tortoise Pictures
    Hello! i finally received my russian tortoise today and he is super cute and looks healthy, he seems very active and has already eaten some greens! Meet Vlad the russian tortoise...
  10. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi! I am getting a Russian tortoise on thursday, and i have a couple of questions. I want to go to the supermarket tomorrow to get some food for it, I have read various posts and websites about what food is suitable but unfortunatly there is a lot of contradicting information so i thought i...
  11. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi, 5 days ago I bought a horse field tortoise. He's around a year. He's not been eating or been active. His eyes are also closed. He has been having daily baths in water and carrot juice. His has no discharge from eyes or nose, the eyes aren't crusty and are bright black. He is in a tortoise...
  12. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi, 5 days ago I bought a horse field tortoise. He's around a year. He's not been eating or been active. His eyes are also closed. He has been having daily baths in water and carrot juice. His has no discharge from eyes or nose, the eyes aren't crusty and are bright black. He is in a tortoise...
  13. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hello, I have owned a russian / horsefield tortoise for around a year and a half, but through no fault of her own, I want to find her a new home as when I got her, I wasn't aware of the commitment needed and how hard it can be to do a good job looking after a tortoise! I am looking for someone...
  14. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi I'm wanting to purchase a baby cb russian tortoise in the near future and wondered if anybody could point me in the direction of reputable breeders :-). Thank you.
  15. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi, I have a Russian tortoise egg in my incubator (day 81) at 30C so it should have hatched by now really. I candled it last night and discovered that is a large slit under the egg, it isn't that deep but there is yellow stuff on it. Should I open the egg or leave it?
  16. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi, Ive got 2 Russian Tortoise eggs incubating at 30 degrees C / 86 degrees F. Today will be day 58, last night I noticed what looked like a little slit in the eggs and I looked again this morning and its now all around one side of the egg but there is yellow stuff coming out, it has...
  17. Breeding
    Hello, my female Russian tortoise laid 2 eggs earlier and I placed them in the incubator. They are set at 30 degrees C / 86 degrees F. So when should I expect them to hatch so that I can get everything ready for them? Thanks.
  18. Shelled Classifieds
    Hey, i have a russian(horsfield) tortoise for sale. i believe she is female, but this i have assumed thought a comparison of pictures online! The price is very much open to offers, so feel free to PM me for more information/questions/pictures etc! Cheers for looking :-)
  19. Shelled Classifieds
    Russian/Horse field tortoise for sale. Only selling because I don't have as much time for him now, due to college work and breeding leopard geckos. Hes a very nice tortoise though can he can be quite shy to begin with. He will eat food from your hand and is very easy to care for, just needs a...
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