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  1. Shelled Classifieds
    I am seaching for female spur thighed tortoise to join my 2.2 group please pm me if you have females available adults preferred but will take 4-6 year old money waiting.
  2. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    So 2 males together is not a good idea as they can get teritorial and fight which and cause stress for the submissive one. I wouldnt really fancy a male and a female incase they mated together which I am not prepared for yet. So is 2 females together okay? Or do they fight and become aggressive...
  3. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hello all. I have done some researching on Tortoises and hibernating. I read that tropical tortoises dont need hybernating at all. Do Spur Thighed HAVE to be hibernated if so what are the consequences if you dont hybernate them? The one I am getting has already been hibernated this year so I...
  4. 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...
  5. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hiya there, this might seem silly but I've acquired a couple of tortoises that have all the paperwork to say they're spur thighed but to me they just look too different. They're both five yet there is a size difference and the patterns on their shells also vary as well as the bumps on them (can...
  6. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi guys, as gutted as I am about this I have to get rid of my tortoises as my new place has a very strict no pets policy which I'm totally gutted about. I have two spur thighed tortoises aged 5, not sure on gender though. I would sell them as a pair and they would come with their house, lamps...
  7. Newbie Advice
    Hey guys, So I have recently purchased a beautiful 2 year old spur thighed tortoise, and the owner of the shop told me that his previous owners have put a large flower shaped pattern on his shell using nail polish. Looking online it says that any substance stained or marked on a tortoises...
  8. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    hi I am looking for 1 or 2 females, for my spur thighed male. he is about 5", so females about the same size. thanks sam.
  9. Newbie Advice
    Just wanted to say hi :) Ive been reading and taking in as much info as possible im glad I have found the forum as all the information I had been given seems to be rubbish!
  10. Shelled Classifieds
    Looking for a Female greek spur thighed tortoise ,over 10 years old wil lpay good money but will be willing to travel or a external delivery company ect. Please contact and will discuss details. regards steve
  11. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi guys and girls. This is my problem. My girlfriend brought 2 spur thighed tortoise a couple of years ago with the paperwork stating they were both female. But today we woke up and found one of them repeatedly bashing and mounting the other one whilst making strange noises. On closer inspection...
  12. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Have two mature (approx 50 year old) Spur Thighed boys. Both started winding down two weeks ago - havn't eaten now for ten days. Bathed twice, one asleep 90% time, other still waking and having a little walk round as weather still mild. Is this normal?
  13. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    We rescued a young (prob about 4 years) Spur Thigh several months ago. He had pnumonia, was very underweight, dehydrated and is fairly badly pyramided. The pnumonia has been treated and all signs of it have now gone. He was originaly being tube fed as was very weak and had no interest in food at...
  14. Shelled Classifieds
    For sale female Spur-thighed tortoises; Testudo greaca antakyensis. Healthy young tortoises with excellent shells, fed on 'safe weeds', when weeds unavailable fed on suitable lettuce types such as chinese leaf, pak-choi, rocket, watercress etc. Never been fed fruit/tomato/iceberg/cucumber. Kept...
  15. Shelled Classifieds
    Male,2 years old. Comes with tortoise table if needed,but will need a bigger one soon. Comes with CITIES 10 certificate. Only selling due to personal reasons,will be upset to see the lil guy go. Please call or text me on: 07534965911 As I'm having trouble with our net at the mo(bloody sky!)...
  16. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Bridgwater Mercury have this week run an appeal to find my parents male spur-thigh tortoise that was stolen from Bridgwater, Somerset during the night of Saturday 7/8th May 2011. He is between 4-5 inches long, with a lumpy shell (pyramiding from breeder) and weighed about 750g (April). My...
  17. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    I rehomed 2 iberas lately, and the one isnt eating. His brother is but he wont eat and seems under weight. Does anyone know what might be wrong or what I should do. If he carries on I will take him to the vet but I was wondering if there was anything I could do? Thanks Jack
  18. Shelled Classifieds
    I am looking for a female hermann or spur thighed tortoise. No older than 10 years if possible. Pick up in West Midlands.
  19. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi, my little tortoises are 2 years old and I was just wondering how old they will be before I can know if they are male or female?? They are Spur thighed tortoises
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