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: Introduction: New member from Texas Pearly, Aug 17, 2017 at 5:15 PM
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    2. Tortoise FAQs - New and need help?

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      Latest: How To Keep Substrate Moist? Maro2Bear, Aug 17, 2017 at 5:27 PM
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    3. Site Announcements

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      Latest: Happy 10th Birthday, TFO! Maro2Bear, Aug 17, 2017 at 4:14 PM
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    4. Tortoise Forum Contests

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      Latest: Order Your 2017 Forum Calendar HenleyT, Apr 30, 2017
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    1. General Tortoise Discussion

      No holds barred - All Tortoise All the Time
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      Latest: Tortoise sounds Audrey27, Aug 17, 2017 at 4:04 PM
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    2. Tortoise and Turtle Articles

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    3. Advanced Tortoise Topics

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      Latest: Colored Cypress mulch Tom, Aug 13, 2017 at 3:39 PM
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    4. Debatable Topics

      For arguments sake. Remember to follow the community guidelines.
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      Latest: Closed "Chambers" Tom, Aug 13, 2017 at 3:37 PM
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    5. Tortoise Breeding

      Discuss breeding, mating habits, eggs, incubation and other reproduction topics
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      Latest: ANYONE HAVE TO USE OXYTOCIN ON TORTOISE wellington, Aug 17, 2017 at 5:21 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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    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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      Latest: Plant ID Iochroma, Aug 17, 2017 at 5:26 PM
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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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      Latest: Baby tort taking antibiotic shots? Bee62, Aug 17, 2017 at 5:33 PM
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    10. Tortoise Photos & Videos

      Share your favorite tortoise videos and photos
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      Latest: Just Some Pics Of The Turtles KevinGG, Aug 17, 2017 at 8:58 AM
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    1. North American Tortoises (genus Gopherus)

      Desert, Texas, and Gopher tortoises
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      Latest: CDT not doing well post op Loritort, Aug 17, 2017 at 4:37 PM
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    2. Turtles

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      Latest: And more Mauremys...... cdmay, Aug 17, 2017 at 2:19 PM
    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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    3. For Sale

      If you're selling it, post it here
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      Latest: Elongated tortoises for sale tylerandersen, Aug 17, 2017 at 3:57 PM
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    4. Lost and Found

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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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      Latest: LLLReptile theguy67, Aug 15, 2017 at 7:12 PM
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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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    8. Wanted

      Looking for something?
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      Latest: (WANTED) adult or sub adult sulcata Redfootcare101, Aug 17, 2017 at 4:15 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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    2. Other Pet Talk

      Dogs, cats, birds, or rats -- talk about all your other pets here!
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      Latest: New gecko Logan Fookes, Aug 17, 2017 at 7:44 AM
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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: Prunning Potted Cactus Maro2Bear, Aug 12, 2017 at 12:40 PM
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    4. Regional Topics & Requests

      Locate other Tortoise Forum members near you
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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 Bee62, Aug 17, 2017 at 5:47 PM
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    6. Site Help and Feedback

      Get technical help and let us know what needs improving.
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      Latest: "NEW POSTS" vs. "RECENT POSTS" Markw84, Jul 13, 2017
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