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. Site Announcements

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    3. Tortoise Forum Contests

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    1. General Tortoise Discussion

      No holds barred - All Tortoise All the Time
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      Latest: Is there a need to take tortoise out? Tom, Sep 24, 2016 at 3:38 PM
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    2. Advanced Tortoise Topics

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      Latest: Shell problems Nina Pimentel, Sep 6, 2016
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    3. Debatable Topics

      For arguments sake. Remember to follow the community guidelines.
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      Latest: location specific tortoises Tom, Sep 23, 2016 at 8:37 AM
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    4. Tortoise Breeding

      Discuss breeding, mating habits, eggs, incubation and other reproduction topics
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      Latest: Hatchling with no eyes bryson white, Sep 24, 2016 at 2:07 PM
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    5. Tortoise Enclosures

      Building your first one? Experienced tortoise cage constructor? Post plans and photos of your hard work
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      Latest: Lighting question from Sue White sue white, Sep 24, 2016 at 10:31 AM
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    6. 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: Is this safe? Yvonne G, Sep 24, 2016 at 8:20 AM
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    7. Tortoise Vet List

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

      Tortoise topics relating to general health and medicine
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      Latest: American Wood Turtle Daniel_the_Scot, Sep 23, 2016 at 8:05 PM
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    9. Tortoise Photos & Videos

      Share your favorite tortoise videos and photos
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      Latest: Tort See Family franz_see, Sep 24, 2016 at 9:51 AM
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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: Babies Abramsmytankturtle, Sep 24, 2016 at 12:03 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: Russian Tortoise to rehome fabfourgirl1964, Sep 24, 2016 at 1:22 PM
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    4. Lost and Found

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      Latest: Stolen 30lb Sulcata, KC, MO Blake m, Sep 24, 2016 at 6:57 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: East coast reptile super expo jim taylor, Sep 21, 2016 at 6:20 AM
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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: Jump Start vs. Zilla Tom, Sep 24, 2016 at 11:34 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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      Latest: Anyone Ever Been To Pet Supreme ?? Tom, Sep 11, 2016
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    8. Wanted

      Looking for something?
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      Latest: I'm looking for a 4-6 month old Russian tort Bobbye, Sep 24, 2016 at 12:28 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 smarch, Sep 24, 2016 at 3:18 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: 10gal Betta setup smarch, Sep 24, 2016 at 3:12 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: A VIDEO OF MY PARROT FLYING Pearly, Sep 17, 2016
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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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