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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    2. Tortoise FAQs - New and need help?

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    3. Site Announcements

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    4. Tortoise Forum Contests

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    1. General Tortoise Discussion

      No holds barred - All Tortoise All the Time
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      Latest: Torts and CMV? Tom, Jul 22, 2017 at 7:35 PM
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    2. Tortoise and Turtle Articles

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      Latest: Why do turtles & tortoises have shells? Oxalis, Jul 17, 2017 at 1:23 PM
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    3. Advanced Tortoise Topics

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      Latest: Stunted growth. wellington, Jul 22, 2017 at 7:25 PM
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    4. Debatable Topics

      For arguments sake. Remember to follow the community guidelines.
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      Latest: PetSmart Tortoises crimson_lotus, Jul 21, 2017 at 5:52 PM
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    5. Tortoise Breeding

      Discuss breeding, mating habits, eggs, incubation and other reproduction topics
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      Latest: Why they still lay eggs? Yvonne G, Jul 22, 2017 at 8:02 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: Managing heat and humidity Alexio, Jul 22, 2017 at 10:03 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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      Latest: Spring Mix? Tiny Tim and Voldetort, Jul 22, 2017 at 11:00 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: Can't poop? Kasia, Jul 22, 2017 at 10:11 PM
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    10. Tortoise Photos & Videos

      Share your favorite tortoise videos and photos
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      Latest: Tortoise pics Oxalis, Jul 22, 2017 at 12:22 PM
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    1. North American Tortoises (genus Gopherus)

      Desert, Texas, and Gopher tortoises
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    2. Turtles

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      Latest: Geoclemys Hamiltonii scuba113, Jul 21, 2017 at 4:30 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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      Latest: Trading Radiated tortoise Adrian Tufton, Jul 17, 2017 at 11:57 AM
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    3. For Sale

      If you're selling it, post it here
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      Latest: Need to find good home for Sulcata! Cowboy_Ken, Jul 22, 2017 at 9:38 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: Boa Master review fitz505, May 12, 2017
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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: Cherry Heads for sale (Looking to buy) Yvonne G, Jul 22, 2017 at 7:54 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 Turtulas-Len, Jul 23, 2017 at 5:27 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: My Latest Endeavor... leigti, Jul 22, 2017 at 10:06 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: POST YOUR CUTEST TORT PICS MPRC, Jul 20, 2017 at 10:24 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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    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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