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  1. Shelled Classifieds
    I have 2 male Testudo graeca (med spur thighed) both are microchipped and have certs. We have owned these boys for a number of years, they spend the summer in our large enclosed garden, spring and autumn under mercury vapor bulbs and are hibernated Dec/Jan/Feb. They are fed on a variety of...
  2. Snakes
    Its been a while since I have put any pictures up of my little gang so thought I would rectify this. Apologies for the not so great quality all photos taken on a phone - First up we have Randy (Marsh) a "Purple line" Western Hognose (Heterodon nasicus) had him delivered by a courier a couple...
  3. Shelled Classifieds
    CB13 Hermann Tortoises Unsexed £110 Each or 2 for £200 CB13 Spur Thighed Tortoises Unsexed £110 Each or 2 for £200 .......................................................................................... Repxotics, 17 Town Street, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 5BE 01749 938082...
  4. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hello all, I can't deny it, I am in love! :flrt: Herbert is a 23 month old Greek (Ibera I think) Spur Thighed Tortoise weighing in at 69g. He has an amazing personality, loving to be around people and having a cwtch (cuddle in welsh). As well as being my little champion he is also one...
  5. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hey all, Herb is a 20 month old spur thighed, this is our first winter with him. He has a hot spot of 32c and cooling end of 20. He is eating and when out is active, we bathe him about 6/7 days a week, but when in his table he is sleeping all of the time at the moment. Is this just natural...
  6. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hello me and my fiance have just become the proud parents of Herbert a 1 1/2 year old spur thighed tortoise - i have had a few reptiles in my past but it is both mine and my fiance first tortoise and we are in serious love with him (we say him we are not 100% which way, the store we purchased...
  7. Shelled Classifieds
    Had a large salcata given to me by a client at work as she knew I had a baby one. This one looks to be about 9ish and is the size of a washing up bowl. I would guess female. She eats and definitely poos well would keep her except have a 1 year old salcata n her n they are too different in size...
  8. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi there. I have a spur thighed tortoise (not sure of age but guess 50+) He normally would naturally be starting to hibernate by now. He has stopped eating a few weeks ago but is still walking around the garden. Its really quite cold here in Kent now & he's showing no signs of sleeping. Last...
  9. Shelled Classifieds
    Repxotics has now been open for 1 year!! To celebrate this event, we are offering 25% off ALL dry goods and 15% off ALL livestock on Saturday 13th October! Make sure you pay us a visit so you dont miss this celebratory offer! Repxotics, 17 Town Street, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 5BE 01749 938082
  10. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    My 11 year old spur thighed tortoise is showing signs of having a bladder stone. I really don't want to take him to a vet for major surgery as recommended by lots of websites! Does anyone know if he's likely to pass it naturally or is that too much to hope for? I know that this has happened due...
  11. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi-help please. I have inherited a 51 year old spur thighed male tortie. He is doing really well except he has a solid ball of poo jammed behind each back leg that are stuck like concrete to his skin. The first time it happened I took him to the vet and he just flicked them off and said...
  12. Shelled Classifieds
    Hi due to no fault of its own my daughter has had to leave her lovely Spur Thighed Toirtoise with us to look after. We can only look after him on a temporary basis and so he is for sale. Herbert (not sure if its a male but my daughter says it is) is approx 12 months old and comes complete with...
  13. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    hi,i have a 2 yr old spur thighed tort,she lives in a house in the shed and has a large run in garden for the nicer days,we got her from a breeder who had her outside in day and in a viv at night,she has settled very well ( i have had her 2 weeks) but i noticed that of a morning she is quite...
  14. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi all, I have my tortoise (currently unnamed), and she has been basking, walking around and had a little nibble on some food. I have also given her a warm bath when I got her earlier today. She pooped on the way home and was eating when I went to chose her. My thing is i'm not sure if her...
  15. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    i inherited him last year. he had been living in nanas (my ex's mother) suburban garden since 1971, when he was rescued from a gang of boys throwing stones at him in a street in peckam. he has been hibernated every year. never had any artificial heat or light source until this spring, when he...
  16. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hello everyone. I am relatively new to owning a tortoise, and after fully researching, we now have two 14mth old Spur thighed tortoises purchased from a breeder. They are housed in a tortoise table which is 4ft long, 2ft wide, with a UVB strip light at one end, and also a 40w basking lamp...
  17. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi All. I dont know how to put pictures on the post so I have made an album in my profile with some pictures of Sid the spur thighed tortoise who we rescued (along with a marginated) back in May time. My sister has Monty the marginated and we kept Sid as we fell in love with him. We actually are...
  18. Turtles & Tortoise Pictures
    Here is a pic of our latest addition which hatched today!!!
  19. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hello everyone, I'm new to this so i hope i'm doing this right!:blush: My 57 year old family tortoise called Toddles has recently disappeared. He's a Mediterranean Spur Thighed and has been with us since my Dad bought him 56 years ago aged 4 (hence the dreadful name!). We suspect he has been...
  20. Shelled Classifieds
    Hi i have a male spur-thighed tortoise for sale. Have been told that he is roughly 10 years old. Unfortunately due to a change in circumstances i no longer have the space to house him. Has successfully breeded in the past. I would like this guy to go to a good knowledgeable home. Am open to...
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