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    What size aquarium ? Gallons?

    What size do I need to keep a full grown Mississippi map turtle female year round in an aquarium?
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    Rescued tortoise dont drinks water

    Thank u both Im just worried i hope he produces urates soon so i can see it His poop looks normal atleast
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    Rescued tortoise dont drinks water

    i have a few tortoises. Last Month i rescued a greek tortoise. he doesnt Drinks at all. His previous owner kept him without water and fed him only lettuce...... hes aprox 15 years old. Can tortoises forget what water is? I soak him daily but he doesnt drinks... I make his food very wet but...
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    Sully ate catfood help

    We had a storm yesterday so i had to bring sully inside. forgot that theres catfood on the floor.. he ate one bowl is this going to be a Problem? His normal diet is grass 90% grasses 5% and cactus and salad 5 % hes 20 in lenght
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    No need for heat lamp?

    A few months ago I ordered a pvc enclosure that I wanted for baby tortoises And yesterday it came I installed a Arcadia t5 uvb tube 12% And I installed two radiant heat panels also Now i get a reading of 99f on the side with the heatpanels at shell level and on the other side 94f. At night it...
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    Commercial Tortoise Food Questions

    It's a shame that studies about the long-term effects don't exist or are super rare. my personal opinion is that those pellets add a great variety and vitamins we maybe miss by only giving them foods we have around If u dont overdue it u won't harm ur tortoise It's like us all the time the...
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    I believe I have a rare sulcata tortoise someone help?

    Why so aggressive towards someone searching for answers?
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    News paper as substrate?

    I have seen many enclosures with newspaper in them Is newspaper an ok substrate?
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    Help tort eat common ivy

    The ivy it ate is said to be toxic to humans and mammals But i cant find any article about tortoises and effects of common ivy however my sulcata is doing great so it didn't do any harm but I removed the plant completely
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    Help tort eat common ivy

    Ok thank u
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    Help tort eat common ivy

    my sulcata bit of a bit of an ivy leaf (size of her mouth)... I was fast enough to stop her before she could eat more my question would be can this harm her badly? What can i expect? It happened 20 minutes ago so far no signs in behavior change
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    First grass of spring in Germany

    Hello u got some beautiful tortoises wow! I'm wondering did u seal the wood enclosure with something to waterproof it due to high humidity or did u just left it untouched? And what's ur opinion right now on ur wood enclosures was it a good idea? Or where there problems with the wood like mold?
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    Fantastic Information

    Hello I just wanted to say that since I found this forum my tortoise husbandry got a million times better my sully's are growing like crazy The app is really good and easy to navigate through Thx for all the help and thx for all u members cause u make the forum what it is a beautiful place...
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    New Herman Tort Questions and Advice

    Red light for night is bad hes probably awake at night and sleeps during day U should get a ceramic bulb without light