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    Tom posted the thread More Sudan Sulcatas in For Sale.
    I have a bunch of baby Sudan sulcatas hatching. All are soaked daily, fed everything, and started in warm humid closed chambers. Price...
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    Tom posted the thread Burmese Stars in For Sale.
    I have dozens of little Burmese stars that are ready to go to new homes. I have some that are 5-6 months old and over 140 grams, some...
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    Tom replied to the thread Roselle Hibiscus?.
    I got seeds 10 years ago from my friend from Senegal. This is an excellent tortoise food. The leaves, calyxes, and little flowers are...
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    Tom reacted to Markw84's post in the thread Bulb question with Like Like.
    The articles you link have good information, but practical application to tortoises is lacking. Dr Baines is my go-to source on the...
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    Tom replied to the thread How do I make this work.
    Gotta buy a bunch of unrelated ones and raise them up. Sometimes you get lucky, sometimes you don't. Its not easy to get a good breeding...
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    Loose in the garden is cause for concern. It is highly likely you will lose him. What about garden fertilizers or pesticides? Toxic...
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    Tom replied to the thread Marmite.
    Read this: https://tortoiseforum.org/threads/the-best-way-to-raise-any-temperate-species-of-tortoise.183131/
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    Tom replied to the thread Worried about my desert tortoise.
    Did he dig farther in himself? If yes, that is a good thing. Get a flashlight and check on him. Get a remote probed thermometer from...
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    Tom replied to the thread Three options for hatchling housing.
    Depends on the current size and growth rate, but a 36" tank is pretty small. You should be able to find a plain 100 gallon brand new...
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    Tom replied to the thread Three options for hatchling housing.
    I like the space of the open table, but that will be too dry for a baby. The damp coir will also wreck it. The glass tank would be the...
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    Tom replied to the thread Basking lamp fixture recomendations.
    You can make and over head framework from 2x4s or PVC pipe and hang the lights from that. Makes it easy to adjust the fixture up or...
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    Tom replied to the thread Worried about my desert tortoise.
    What sort of burrow is he in? Did he dig it, or did you make something? Can you put a thermometer probe in there next to where he rests...
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    Tom replied to the thread Substrate and lighting.
    -No spruce bark. Fine grade fir bark is best. -CHEs are for maintaining ambient temps, not for basking. The Arcadia floods are what you...
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    Tom replied to the thread Solar Powered shed.
    I use those full size ones to heat my reptile room, but I only use the mini ones in my night boxes. You are right though. If the OP is...
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    Without knowing who it is, I really couldn't say much. I cannot tell who you are referring to by the what you've said. I won't take...
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