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: My pancakes and I. wellington, Mar 1, 2015 at 8:15 AM
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    2. Tortoise FAQs - New and need help?

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    3. Site Announcements

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      Latest: Hey Yvonne!!!! Jacqui, Feb 17, 2015
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    4. Tortoise Forum Contests

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      Latest: Don't miss out! Order your 2015 Forum calendar Yvonne G, Feb 26, 2015 at 12:49 PM
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    1. General Tortoise Discussion

      No holds barred - All Tortoise All the Time
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    2. Tortoise and Turtle Articles

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    3. Advanced Tortoise Topics

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      Latest: New hawk in town! Donna Wicks, Feb 27, 2015 at 3:29 PM
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    4. Debatable Topics

      For arguments sake. Remember to follow the community guidelines.
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      Latest: Vet Visit versus Cold Weather -- What do you do? Mavrik, Feb 27, 2015 at 3:59 PM
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    5. Tortoise Breeding

      Discuss breeding, mating habits, eggs, incubation and other reproduction topics
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      Latest: Dead in egg tortadise, Mar 1, 2015 at 8:10 AM
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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: Substrate for Baby Sulcata wellington, Mar 1, 2015 at 8:27 AM
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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: Canada Yvonne G, Feb 10, 2015
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    9. Tortoise Health

      Tortoise topics relating to general health and medicine
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      Latest: HELP SULCATA IS HURT! russian/sulcata/tortoise, Mar 1, 2015 at 8:35 AM
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    10. Tortoise Photos & Videos

      Share your favorite tortoise videos and photos
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      Latest: Yvonne's photo bomb! Yvonne G, Feb 28, 2015 at 6:09 PM
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    1. North American Tortoises (genus Gopherus)

      Desert, Texas, and Gopher tortoises
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      Latest: Emerging Desert Tortoises, anyone? Kenno, Mar 1, 2015 at 2:30 AM
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    2. South American Tortoises (genus Chelonoidis)

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      Latest: help pretty please! (bumps inside scutes) Anyfoot, Mar 1, 2015 at 1:25 AM
    3. Latest: When to move tortoise outdoors teen tort, Mar 1, 2015 at 8:16 AM
    4. Latest: just a cake AmRoKo, Mar 1, 2015 at 8:27 AM
    5. Latest: What is this guy? Lauramax, Mar 1, 2015 at 8:35 AM
    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: Male Redfoot for Female Redfoot travyn, Feb 21, 2015
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    3. For Sale

      If you're selling it, post it here
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      Latest: Leopard male - good deal Subersibo, Mar 1, 2015 at 2:45 AM
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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: Is Exo Terra's desert sand safe? TacoTortoise, Mar 1, 2015 at 8:09 AM
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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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    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 tortdad, Mar 1, 2015 at 8:32 AM
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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: 2.5 gallon betta tank algae Prairie Mom, Mar 1, 2015 at 8:18 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: Bath time Donna Wicks, Feb 26, 2015 at 10:01 AM
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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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    6. Site Help and Feedback

      Get technical help and let us know what needs improving.
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      Latest: deleting previous messages wellington, Feb 21, 2015
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