1. Welcome! Are you interested in tortoises? If so, we invite you to join our community! Our community is the #1 place for tortoise keepers to talk online. Once you join you'll be able to post messages, upload pictures of your tortoise and enclosure, and discuss any tortoise topic with other tortoise keepers. Get started today!

Tortoise Forum

    1. Introductions

      First-timers start here! Introduce yourself and your tortoises
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      Latest: New tortoise mommy Grandpa Turtle 144, Apr 24, 2017 at 4:24 PM
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    2. Tortoise FAQs - New and need help?

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      Latest: Baby leopard tortoise eyes closed Jenna nico, Apr 24, 2017 at 4:52 PM
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    3. Site Announcements

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      Latest: I've Mailed Your Calendar... sue white, Jan 18, 2017
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    4. Tortoise Forum Contests

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      Latest: 2018 Tortoise Calendar Contest wellington, Apr 23, 2017 at 5:42 PM
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    1. General Tortoise Discussion

      No holds barred - All Tortoise All the Time
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      Latest: How long? wellington, Apr 24, 2017 at 3:37 PM
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    2. Tortoise and Turtle Articles

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      Latest: cool sea turtle! TortoiseLover8, Apr 22, 2017 at 11:30 AM
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    3. Advanced Tortoise Topics

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      Latest: Split scute adults ? surfergirl, Apr 23, 2017 at 10:08 AM
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    4. Debatable Topics

      For arguments sake. Remember to follow the community guidelines.
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      Latest: Coconut Oil Sim, Apr 22, 2017 at 7:05 AM
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    5. Tortoise Breeding

      Discuss breeding, mating habits, eggs, incubation and other reproduction topics
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      Latest: The Babies Today! bouaboua, Apr 21, 2017 at 4:35 PM
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    6. Tortoise Enclosures

      Building your first one? Experienced tortoise cage constructor? Post plans and photos of your hard work
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      Latest: My First Tortoise's Enclosure wellington, Apr 24, 2017 at 5:38 PM
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    7. Tortoise Diet and Food

      Make sure your animals have a proper diet. Post places to find suitable food, or even better, how to grow it
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    8. Tortoise Vet List

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      Latest: SINGAPORE Yvonne G, Mar 30, 2015
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    9. Tortoise Health

      Tortoise topics relating to general health and medicine
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    10. Tortoise Photos & Videos

      Share your favorite tortoise videos and photos
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    1. North American Tortoises (genus Gopherus)

      Desert, Texas, and Gopher tortoises
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    1. Sponsor Subforum

      Tortoise Forum Sponsors may post their promotions, sales, and other news in this subforum. Please support these vendors as they support us!
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    2. Bartering and Trades

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      Latest: Trading Radiated tortoise Onidara, Apr 23, 2017 at 7:53 AM
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    3. For Sale

      If you're selling it, post it here
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      Latest: Looking for female sulcata Lancecham, Apr 23, 2017 at 9:27 PM
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    4. Lost and Found

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      Latest: Lost Sulcata Simi Valley/Moorpark California Greta16, Apr 24, 2017 at 12:58 PM
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    5. Reptile Related Events

      Post local reptile shows, tortoise races, charity events and the like
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    6. Tortoise Product Reviews

      Tell us about your favorite and not-so-favorite tortoise products. Share reviews and comment on others' experiences
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    7. Tortoise Vendor Reviews

      Share feedback on tortoise-related vendors like breeders, feed and reptile supply companies
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      Latest: Backwaterreptiles.com TortoiseBandock, Apr 24, 2017 at 3:42 PM
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    8. Wanted

      Looking for something?
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      Latest: Mature female Russian tortoise Paul M Jones, Apr 24, 2017 at 3:41 PM
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    1. Off Topic Chit Chat

      Anything Goes -- Post about your breakfast, your car troubles, or your new shoes.
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      Latest: Pretend Chat 2.14 mike taylor, Apr 24, 2017 at 3:30 PM
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    2. Other Pet Talk

      Dogs, cats, birds, or rats -- talk about all your other pets here!
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      Latest: An Exception To The Rule Greta16, Apr 20, 2017 at 1:31 PM
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    3. All Other Photos

      Share photos of yourself, your other pets, your friends, whatever you wish!
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      Latest: the new "what do you look like" thread Jennifer M, Apr 24, 2017 at 5:32 PM
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    4. Regional Topics & Requests

      Locate other Tortoise Forum members near you
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      Latest: Can barnacle geese predict the climate? Greta16, Apr 19, 2017 at 7:46 AM
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    5. Personal Promotion

      Members with 100+ posts can use this forum to promote their own projects: causes, websites, businesses or other endeavors
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      Latest: COLD DARK ROOM johnandjade, Apr 24, 2017 at 10:26 AM
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    6. Site Help and Feedback

      Get technical help and let us know what needs improving.
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      Latest: Password Yvonne G, Apr 15, 2017
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