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    Swimming red foot

    I didn't realise any tortoise could swim 🤯
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    When should I get another pet after one dies?

    Took me two and a half years before I got George after Thomas passed. Didn't honestly think id ever get another at some point but the things happened and I wouldn't be without George now :)
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    Weird noise?

    Yea the vet basically said the same 😂
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    Weird noise?

    Never mind took him to the vets today as he was already booked for a check up there is nothing wrong with him and the vet was really happy with his all round health i'm such a worry wort :)
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    Deadly water dish

    I've never had a baby tort but I doubt id use anything I use for George cause id be scared of them falling off everything, Although when I've looked properly I don't even have this dish I have something similar but its much shorter sides think its marketed as a food bowl but its about as deep...
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    Weird noise?

    Hello I've had George about a 7 weeks now and he has been fine up until now, I have recently changed his enclosure as the one he was given to me with had begun to rot on the bottom and he seems to not be moving as much, He is eating and pooping fine but the last three days I've begun to hear...
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    Penis why

    okay thanks I couldn't seem to find any info anywhere and there's only so many times I want to search tortoise genitals lol
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    Penis why

    I also wondered about the substrate getting stuck on it when George shows his off do they just absorb it or does it stay on the outside when they tuck it away?
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    Deadly water dish

    I had more trouble with flipping over in a plant pot dish like what everyone keeps suggesting and not once with these. as long as they are properly sunk into the substrate.
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    Deadly water dish

    Never had a problem with using these types of dishes. I've had 2 ( broke one on the sink when washing it) I do prefer the stone type one over the resin though just cause there is more grip for their feet
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    Is it just me?

    Yea I thought the plastic bit was tall enough and immediately changed it when I saw him he wasn't in it long at all terrifies me how much they like to climb sometimes
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    Shell health

    Thanks Yvonne think I'm very over cautious since I lost my last two I'm sure I'll stop worrying about every little thing soon 🐢
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    UK tortoise enclosure maker?

    Try asking local carpenters too i've seen many people get one built by people that either normally make furniture or planters too :)
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    Shell health

    Basking temp is 33-35 and lower temp is between 23-25 temp never drops below 18 as I'm always cold too 😂 also I'm in the UK sorry it's in so many posts kept forgetting to add stuff
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    Shell health

    Replace his water daily and give his substrate a light spraying of water on a night and his diet is all leafs and the odd treat like a strawberry I was concerned he was too dry not too humid
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