Tortoise Forum

Introductions

First-timers start here! Introduce yourself and your tortoises
Threads
12.1K
Messages
153.1K
Threads
12.1K
Messages
153.1K

Tortoise FAQs - New and need help?

Threads
655
Messages
5.9K
Threads
655
Messages
5.9K

Site Announcements

Threads
84
Messages
3K
Threads
84
Messages
3K

Tortoise Forum Contests

Threads
58
Messages
2.1K
Threads
58
Messages
2.1K

General Tortoise Discussion

No holds barred - All Tortoise All the Time
Threads
13.7K
Messages
144.4K
Threads
13.7K
Messages
144.4K

Advanced Tortoise Topics

Threads
440
Messages
6.5K
Threads
440
Messages
6.5K

Debatable Topics

For arguments sake. Remember to follow the community guidelines.
Threads
903
Messages
22.3K
Threads
903
Messages
22.3K
  • Tom

Tortoise Breeding

Discuss breeding, mating habits, eggs, incubation and other reproduction topics
Threads
2K
Messages
19.8K
Threads
2K
Messages
19.8K

Tortoise Enclosures

Building your first one? Experienced tortoise cage constructor? Post plans and photos of your hard work
Threads
13.5K
Messages
130.2K

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
Threads
9.4K
Messages
73.7K
Threads
9.4K
Messages
73.7K

Tortoise Vet List

Threads
57
Messages
57
Threads
57
Messages
57

Tortoise Health

Tortoise topics relating to general health and medicine
Threads
9.2K
Messages
94.7K
Threads
9.2K
Messages
94.7K

Tortoise Photos & Videos

Share your favorite tortoise videos and photos
Threads
9.7K
Messages
95.4K
Threads
9.7K
Messages
95.4K

North American Tortoises (genus Gopherus)

Desert, Texas, and Gopher tortoises
Threads
1.6K
Messages
18K
Threads
1.6K
Messages
18K

Sponsor Subforum

Tortoise Forum Sponsors may post their promotions, sales, and other news in this subforum. Please support these vendors as they support us!
Threads
26
Messages
102
Threads
26
Messages
102

Bartering and Trades

Threads
317
Messages
1.5K
Threads
317
Messages
1.5K

For Sale

If you're selling it, post it here
Threads
6.4K
Messages
27K

Lost and Found

Threads
268
Messages
2.9K
Threads
268
Messages
2.9K

Reptile Related Events

Post local reptile shows, tortoise races, charity events and the like
Threads
719
Messages
4.2K
Threads
719
Messages
4.2K

Tortoise Product Reviews

Tell us about your favorite and not-so-favorite tortoise products. Share reviews and comment on others' experiences
Threads
360
Messages
3.1K
Threads
360
Messages
3.1K

Tortoise Vendor Reviews

Share feedback on tortoise-related vendors like breeders, feed and reptile supply companies
Threads
328
Messages
1.8K
Threads
328
Messages
1.8K

Wanted

Looking for something?
Threads
2.2K
Messages
9.2K
Threads
2.2K
Messages
9.2K

Off Topic Chit Chat

Anything Goes -- Post about your breakfast, your car troubles, or your new shoes.
Threads
5.9K
Messages
233.9K

Other Pet Talk

Dogs, cats, birds, or rats -- talk about all your other pets here!
Threads
2.5K
Messages
31.3K

All Other Photos

Share photos of yourself, your other pets, your friends, whatever you wish!
Threads
1.5K
Messages
20.1K
Threads
1.5K
Messages
20.1K

Regional Topics & Requests

Locate other Tortoise Forum members near you
Threads
457
Messages
4.5K
Threads
457
Messages
4.5K

Personal Promotion

Members with 100+ posts can use this forum to promote their own projects: causes, websites, businesses or other endeavors
Threads
271
Messages
180.3K
Threads
271
Messages
180.3K

Site Help and Feedback

Get technical help and let us know what needs improving.
Threads
887
Messages
8.1K
Threads
887
Messages
8.1K
TortoiseSupply.com

Forum statistics

Threads
162,477
Messages
1,902,689
Members
73,181
Latest member
LarrisaFL

Media statistics

Categories
15
Albums
1,015
Uploaded media
8,774
Embedded media
78
Comments
5,153
Disk usage
12.7 GB

Latest profile posts

Hi i have 3 turtles 2 murrays and an eastern long neck all pretty healthy and currently out in the yard enjoying the sun and grass
.
I have a Russian tortoise named IvantheGreat (all one word). He was found on our dirt road by my neighbor. I have built an enclosure for inside our tv room right under a bright sunny window. It is about 4 ft long by 2.5 ft wide and high enough he can't climb out. He loves yellow bell peppers, Kale and spring mix. His shell is rough. Do I need to wash it with a soft toothbrush? do I need to oil it? With what?
huaban wrote on zovick's profile.
Hi Zovick, I am looking for the care sheet for radiata. [email protected] Thank you very much.
g.andinny wrote on Tom's profile.
Hi Tom,
Nice to meet you! I just got my baby sulcata exactly 3 days ago. So I'm still a little bit confused about what requirement should I buy for my baby sulcata...
Now I'm looking for a lamp for my sulcata, should I get a UVA or UVB lamp? or even both? and what number of watt do you prefer?
Beemer is awake, he likes the new water dish and spent quite awhile in it when he came out. He likes to be misted I have discovered too. Do tortoises shed skin?

I think he's is cold. I got a thermometer it reads 70 at night during the day on the cool side, but 90 under the lamp. I thought this would be ok but he always wants to lay on the warming mat, which is where he has burrowed.
Top