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: Hello from MI! Alicia Hoogstra, Mar 30, 2017 at 12:24 PM
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    2. Site Announcements

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      Latest: I've Mailed Your Calendar... sue white, Jan 18, 2017
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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: Electric fence Sterant, Mar 30, 2017 at 10:06 AM
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    2. Tortoise and Turtle Articles

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    3. Advanced Tortoise Topics

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      Latest: A Spectacular 50 Million Year old Fossil Turtle TammyJ, Mar 29, 2017 at 10:48 AM
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    4. Debatable Topics

      For arguments sake. Remember to follow the community guidelines.
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      Latest: PetSmart Tortoises Taylor T., Mar 30, 2017 at 5:55 AM
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    5. Tortoise Breeding

      Discuss breeding, mating habits, eggs, incubation and other reproduction topics
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      Latest: Egg developed Crack? TammyJ, Mar 28, 2017 at 2:15 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: Baby Sulcatas in Texas? mike taylor, Mar 30, 2017 at 10:37 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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      Latest: Potting soil? Tom, Mar 30, 2017 at 12:09 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: need injection help? cmac3, Mar 30, 2017 at 12:40 PM
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    10. Tortoise Photos & Videos

      Share your favorite tortoise videos and photos
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      Latest: My Tort Squad christinaland128, Mar 30, 2017 at 11:17 AM
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    1. North American Tortoises (genus Gopherus)

      Desert, Texas, and Gopher tortoises
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      Latest: Desert Tortoise Question: Yvonne G, Mar 30, 2017 at 8:03 AM
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    2. Turtles

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      Latest: Is it a hybrid? C.H.D Reptiles, Mar 30, 2017 at 10:55 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: Adult ornates and 3 toed for trade Rachael403, Mar 25, 2017 at 8:37 PM
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    3. For Sale

      If you're selling it, post it here
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      Latest: 7 yrs old male eastern painted turtle Ecwik, Mar 29, 2017 at 1:34 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: Good humidifier?!? Reagan, Mar 26, 2017 at 6:07 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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      Latest: Tortoise Town Reagan, Mar 24, 2017 at 6:12 PM
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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 Momof4, Mar 30, 2017 at 11:40 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: PepperJack, my B&W Tegu CourtneyG, Mar 28, 2017 at 7:00 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: NY Winter Patty P, Mar 27, 2017 at 5:35 PM
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    4. Regional Topics & Requests

      Locate other Tortoise Forum members near you
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      Latest: Herp Keeper/Presenter Will, Mar 23, 2017
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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 johnandjade, Mar 30, 2017 at 9:29 AM
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    6. Site Help and Feedback

      Get technical help and let us know what needs improving.
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      Latest: Delete pictures that aren't showing Gbear, Mar 26, 2017 at 9:08 PM
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