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: Hi I'm new here Heather Hilliard, Jan 25, 2015 at 5:30 PM
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    2. Tortoise FAQs - New and need help?

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      Latest: Horsefield tortoise scratches terrarium walls Tom, Jan 25, 2015 at 5:30 PM
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    3. Site Announcements

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      Latest: 1,000,000 Posts!!! stojanovski92113, Jan 25, 2015 at 9:46 PM
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    4. Tortoise Forum Contests

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      Latest: Don't miss out! Order your 2015 Forum calendar KTyne, Jan 23, 2015 at 8:07 PM
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    1. General Tortoise Discussion

      No holds barred - All Tortoise All the Time
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      Latest: You losing weight so the actual muscle jugjeet sieng, Jan 25, 2015 at 9:54 PM
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    2. Tortoise and Turtle Articles

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    3. Advanced Tortoise Topics

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      Latest: How to not hibernate?? Kimm91, Jan 24, 2015 at 4:52 AM
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    4. Debatable Topics

      For arguments sake. Remember to follow the community guidelines.
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      Latest: Closed "Chambers" Abramsmytankturtle, Jan 24, 2015 at 2:08 PM
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    5. Tortoise Breeding

      Discuss breeding, mating habits, eggs, incubation and other reproduction topics
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      Latest: Today marks... Elohi, Jan 24, 2015 at 9:00 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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    8. Tortoise Vet List

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      Latest: EGYPT Yvonne G, Dec 29, 2014
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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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      Latest: new tort table phebe121, Jan 25, 2015 at 7:39 PM
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    1. North American Tortoises (genus Gopherus)

      Desert, Texas, and Gopher tortoises
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      Latest: NEW DESERT TORTOISE ADOPTION kathyth, Jan 25, 2015 at 9:23 AM
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    2. South American Tortoises (genus Chelonoidis)

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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 Goodies? jskahn, Jan 20, 2015 at 9:25 AM
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    3. For Sale

      If you're selling it, post it here
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    4. Lost and Found

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      Latest: Lost Sulcata Grand Prairie TX ZEROPILOT, Jan 21, 2015 at 1:58 AM
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    5. Reptile Related Events

      Post local reptile shows, tortoise races, charity events and the like
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      Latest: Reptilian show in Conroe! Houston people! mike taylor, Jan 24, 2015 at 6:21 PM
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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: ReptileBasics.com TortsNTurtles, Jan 25, 2015 at 8:55 AM
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    8. Wanted

      Looking for something?
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      Latest: Puerto Rico nicdragonette, Jan 23, 2015 at 1:08 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 leigti, Jan 25, 2015 at 9:04 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: Goldfish lump smarch, Jan 25, 2015 at 7:54 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 Gennifer11, Jan 20, 2015 at 1:42 AM
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    4. Regional Topics & Requests

      Locate other Tortoise Forum members near you
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      Latest: British tortoise owners booshsmummy, Jan 24, 2015 at 12:45 PM
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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: Two Hippies & Soap jaizei, Jan 25, 2015 at 7:39 PM
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    6. Site Help and Feedback

      Get technical help and let us know what needs improving.
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