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    Russian not eating or opening eyes

    once you get your lighting right maybe your Russian will get adjusted to his new home. He has had a lot of change lately, my new RT took about 4 days to get used to his new habitat before he would eat. Good luck with your guy and keep us posted.
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    Sick turtle

    good luck with your turtle, you have gotten good advice here.
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    At my wits' end with my Russian...

    Your temps seem about right, I think you can use the coconut fiber as a substrate by itself. I use cypress mulch, so I don't know too much about the coconut fiber though I know a lot of people here use it. as long as you take the sand out. good luck and hopes he eats soon or sleeps for just a...
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    At my wits' end with my Russian...

    I wouldn't use a sand substrate, but he is not impacted according to your x-ray. Some times if it is too hot or too cold Russians will estivate, like hibernating but in the summer. Maybe he is doing that? He looks a little dry, I would soak him even if it is against his will in a small tub in...
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    New Russian tortoise not eating

    That would worry me. I don't know what to tell you except that make sure you have the temperatures right. Mine is very fussy eater even now. I have had him 2 months. good luck.
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    So many new babies!

    beautiful babies, congratulations
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    New Russian tortoise not eating

    When I got my new RT he did not eat for several days while he got accustomed to his new digs. Hopefully yours will eat soon when you make those changes, like the red lighting.
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    Turtle for a 29 gallon? (30 x 12 x 18)

    yeah, like a musk turtle, maybe a spotted turtle would work?
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    Turtle for a 29 gallon? (30 x 12 x 18)

    Maybe a small water turtle like a Reeves turtle, or some other small water turtles. All of your tortoises need a bigger space to roam in.
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    Hello!

    Welcome to the forum and the pleasures of tortoise care.
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    Successful breeding of Cuora (Pyxidea) mouhotii

    ditto here, good luck with All the eggs. Keep us posted.
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    Identify type of tortoise?

    yes, it is some type of wood turtle not a tortoise.
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    I should have had the camera setup!

    wow that was some worm! Glad little Matilda got it.
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    Successful breeding of Cuora (Pyxidea) mouhotii

    Looking forward to an update. Fingers crossed!!!
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