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    need some advice for growing indoors

    I live in Ohio so our growing season is not as long as one would want. So I would like to start growing some food in my indoor enclosure. Here is the link to my enclosure https://www.tortoiseforum.org/threads/finally-posting-pics-of-enclosure.186046/ I have plenty of space above his height and...
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    should i be worried?

    It's an indoor enclosure day temps is in the 80* and not directly under light. So it seems as if some cage modifications have help no issues in 3 days
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    should i be worried?

    I moved some things again after watching him on camera Sunday morning.i just can't believe it has taken him a year to start doing this. How long can he be flipped over without health worries? I moved some things again after watching him on camera Sunday morning.i just can't believe it has taken...
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    should i be worried?

    Been working on plants as he eats everything I put in his cage. Have been doing fake plants or raising them. Will run threw the list again to see if I can find anything new to try. Also he is a 10 year old redfoot rescue.
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    should i be worried?

    in the past 2 weeks my redfoot (Indy) has flipped himself over at least 6 times some i catch quickly while home and some not so fast hours. nothing has changed as far as his cage set up and food. we did think he was after a yellow extension cord going to his bulb but i since rerouted out of...
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    Bugs in water dish

    Am a noob here, but how do they get in specially the rolli-pollis?
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    Finally posting pics of enclosure.

    Okay I'm finally getting around to posting pictures of my tortoise Indy enclosure. Indy was a rescue my wife got as a Christmas gift from Indianapolis. He is estimated to be about 10 years old so wanted to provide him with enough space to rest the last of his life, which I know will be a long...
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    Bugs in water dish

    Thank you, do I need to be concerned about them being in his water dish?
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    Bugs in water dish

    I got back from vacation and saw these in my redfoot water dish. Family came down and changed water every other day vs the normal every day. I have searched but can't seem to find pics that look the same. His enclosure is always 70-80% humidity and 70-83* temp. He also has a basking area...
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    Can Redfoot tortoises eat pond lilies?

    Thanks, no I completely forgot about the tortoise table site! Bookmarked now. Thanks again
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    Can Redfoot tortoises eat pond lilies?

    From what the title says I have a redfoot tortoise and I have access to a pond with a unlimited amount of Lillie pads and wanted to know if he can eat them and if there is any nutrition to the lilies.
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    Redfoot enclosure

    Thank you, that's the answer I needed
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    Redfoot enclosure

    And what I mean by square vs. Rectangle is for his roaming area does anybody see an issue with his enclosure being rectangular
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    Redfoot enclosure

    Okay looking for hopefully quick and easy answer. I'm looking to update my current redfoot enclosure, he has an 8'x8' enclosure. This enclosure sits about 3" off the floor with no insulation and living in Ohio you can guess my issue is heat. So I'm going to convert this to my outdoor enclosure...
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    Soon to get a RF tortoise

    Do you have pictures of your concept? I would love to see.
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