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    Markw84 reacted to ZEROPILOT's post in the thread MBD in a Chameleon with Like Like.
    Here's the patient after several weeks of medication and correct feeding and lighting. His tail is still dark from the last blood draw...
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    How big is your sulcata? It does look female, but they all do until the male characteristics develop. They usually develop at 14" -...
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    Your tortoise had been pyramding slightly to moderately its first year and a half, but since then it has smoother out much more to where...
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    What you have is formerly known as Testudo graeca whitei, the Algerian tortoise. They’ve now been merged with Testudo graeca marokkensis...
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    Markw84 replied to the thread Leopard Tortoises.
    That is pothos. Probably the easiest and most common houseplant to grow. This plant thrives on our tortoise enclosures. Babies do...
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    Markw84 replied to the thread Ceramic heat emitter.
    Yes, we have the same issue in California where incandescent bulbs are illegal to sell. However, "specialty" incandescents can be sold...
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    Markw84 reacted to Kapidolo Farms's post in the thread Sunked in scute with Like Like.
    Shipping outside the US requires your shopping list and full postal address. I will then quote the cost. Customs/Vat/import tax is on...
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    Markw84 replied to the thread Watery Poop.
    This time of year when we are forced to feed more grocery greens, and perhaps cactus for good calcium, that will indeed lead to a much...
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    Markw84 replied to the thread Redfoot pyramiding?.
    It already shows positively for the changes you made 2 mos ago as I surmised in my previous post. With those additional changes, you...
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    Markw84 replied to the thread Redfoot pyramiding?.
    Yes those are better picture angles. Your tortoise is definitely pyramiding. However, it looks like the last 8 weeks or so has been...
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    Markw84 replied to the thread Redfoot pyramiding?.
    Really not good pictures to evaluate how much pyramiding is happening the past month or so. We need a good view at good resolution from...
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    Markw84 reacted to zovick's post in the thread Hey Bill: HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! with Like Like.
    Thank you to one and all who wished me a happy birthday. It was a great time spent with my family.
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    Markw84 replied to the thread Sunked in scute.
    I try to add some really high calcium foods for young tortoises. Thinly sliced cactus pad strips. Clover. I don't know if Will...
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    Markw84 replied to the thread Sunked in scute.
    Your tortoise actually looks really good. Ensure that there is enough calcium and D3 and/or sunlight/UVB exposure. IF going to the...
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    Markw84 reacted to Yvonne G's post in the thread Sunked in scute with Like Like.
    You are aware that calcium doesn't work by itself, right? It requires UVB either from the sun or a GOOD UVB light.
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