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Discussion in 'Introductions' started by KarenSoCal, Jul 16, 2017.

  1. KarenSoCal

    KarenSoCal New Member

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    Hi! I'm Karen from the low desert southeast of Palm Springs, CA.

    My friend is moving out of state, and I agreed to take her 2 torts. I admit...I had NO idea what I was getting into! I've had, and have, multiple pets, but these are so different in their requirements!

    I have been reading everything on this forum, including the "beginner mistakes" thread.

    Tomorrow I am shopping for enclosure materials...it will be 30 ft x 20 ft.

    The previous owner (CC), housed them together, but I am building a pen as described above, and will use the pen they are currently in for the other. Pen # 2 is, I think, 16 x 24 ft.

    This is what I have been told about them. Please correct me on anything that is incorrect.

    Koda, the large one, is a CDT about 15 years old, and male.

    Kenai, the smaller, is also a CDT, maybe around 1 1/2 yrs old? Told he is male, but can that be determined yet? Both of these torts had previous owners before my friend...Koda comes with reliable info, Kenai without any info.

    I don't have them yet, so these are the only pix so far. Maybe in a day or 2 I can get pix of their plastrons.

    I will have gazillions of questions, and I know I need to apply for permits for them.

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  2. Yvonne G

    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 5 Year Member Platinum Supporter

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    Hi Karen, and welcome!
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    Welcome to the forum!
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    Hello, Karen, and a very warm welcome to Tortoise Forum to you, Kenai and Koda. :)
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    Greetings!
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