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  1. Lowstorm

    Aquarium setup dilemma

    Look up reverse under gravel filter. People have done it in saltwater aquariums for a while. Pushes the water backwards instead of sucking it in through the sand.
  2. Lowstorm

    Hello! adopting 10 yr old Hermann's

    Sorry, been a busy summer. Hes loving life outside nowadays. He has a 10 ft x 8 ft run in a fenced in yard. I started worrying about his lack of use in his back legs, he just crawls everywhere and over everything. But he loves his weeds and sunshine... and even the rainy days he comes out and...
  3. Lowstorm

    Hello! adopting 10 yr old Hermann's

    Even as deep as they are? I'll happily live with it either way. This dude is so curious. Runs to the hand when you're doing anything in his table. Probably trying to eat me but that's okay!
  4. Lowstorm

    Hello! adopting 10 yr old Hermann's

    Butt shot by Lowstorm posted May 14, 2019 at 4:32 PMPointed finger on ridge by Lowstorm posted May 14, 2019 at 4:32 PMRidge by Lowstorm posted May 14, 2019 at 4:32 PMTook me a bit but one bath later, this funny divot or ridge. I'm guessing he pyramided.
  5. Ridge

    Ridge

  6. Pointed finger on ridge

    Pointed finger on ridge

  7. Butt shot

    Butt shot

  8. Lowstorm

    Hello! adopting 10 yr old Hermann's

    I will take better pictures of it later. And I read up on here about the oil. Yes, it will be in his water. Little stinker likes baths though so what's left will come off in bath number one then there will be a bath number 2. Not the in between growth. Its above the bottom row of scutes and...
  9. Lowstorm

    Hello! adopting 10 yr old Hermann's

    Sheldon is home a week and... any opinions on the shell? I dont really know what would cause this. Strange ridge by Lowstorm posted May 11, 2019 at 8:45 PMMore strange by Lowstorm posted May 11, 2019 at 8:45 PMSuper ridge by Lowstorm posted May 11, 2019 at 8:45 PMFull back pic by Lowstorm...
  10. Shiny

    Shiny

    Post coconut oil
  11. Strange ridge

    Strange ridge

  12. More strange

    More strange

  13. Super ridge

    Super ridge

  14. Full back pic

    Full back pic

  15. Sheldon home

    Sheldon home

  16. Lowstorm

    Hello! adopting 10 yr old Hermann's

    So, I'm adopting from a friend a 10 year old Hermann's tortoise named Sheldon. I just wanted to say hello, since I'm absorbing as much information as possible right now. He's coming with an 8 ft long table (Which this fall I'll likely replace with something a little smaller, but wider. I...
  17. Sheldon's back

    Sheldon's back

  18. Sheldon's beak

    Sheldon's beak

  19. Sheldon

    Sheldon

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