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!

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    1. Introductions

      First-timers start here! Introduce yourself and your tortoises
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    2. Tortoise FAQs - New and need help?

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      Latest: My baby Hermann sleeps alot is that normal? method89, Aug 21, 2019 at 2:15 PM
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    3. Site Announcements

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    4. Tortoise Forum Contests

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      Latest: Winners: To Claim Your Prize Yvonne G, Jan 3, 2019
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    1. General Tortoise Discussion

      No holds barred - All Tortoise All the Time
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      Latest: New - Advice Choosing a Species Erik Elvis, Aug 22, 2019 at 3:48 AM
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    2. Advanced Tortoise Topics

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    3. Debatable Topics

      For arguments sake. Remember to follow the community guidelines.
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      Latest: Commercial Tortoise Food Questions jsheffield, Aug 21, 2019 at 3:26 PM
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    4. Tortoise Breeding

      Discuss breeding, mating habits, eggs, incubation and other reproduction topics
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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: Indoor habitat Chubbs the tegu, Aug 21, 2019 at 6:39 PM
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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 Palmer amaranth tortoise safe? Maro2Bear, Aug 22, 2019 at 4:28 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: One of my baby torts are not doing well.... NurseJ, Aug 22, 2019 at 5:30 AM
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    9. Tortoise Photos & Videos

      Share your favorite tortoise videos and photos
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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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    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: Need to rehome my female Russian tortoise HoosierTort, Aug 22, 2019 at 5:24 AM
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    4. Lost and Found

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      Latest: Instructor Found Turtle FelicityExotics, Aug 17, 2019 at 4:01 PM
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    5. Reptile Related Events

      Post local reptile shows, tortoise races, charity events and the like
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      Latest: Chicago Reptile Show IndominusTaco, Aug 18, 2019 at 6:48 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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      Latest: Inkbird ibs-th1 dmilam, Aug 6, 2019
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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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    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: Drop One, Add One Turtle girl 98, Aug 21, 2019 at 9:48 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: Baby Tarantulas! Maro2Bear, Aug 22, 2019 at 5:26 AM
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    3. All Other Photos

      Share photos of yourself, your other pets, your friends, whatever you wish!
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    4. Regional Topics & Requests

      Locate other Tortoise Forum members near you
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      Latest: TSA 2019 Symposium Sterant, Jul 29, 2019
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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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