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  1. DamianUKcheshire

    Tortoise emergency heating

    aye :) just checked on him he's in the warmest room in the house and he's got a fleecy blanket over enclosure and his hot water bottle "make shift heat pad" which I just refilled hehe seems very happy and asleep more peed off I moved him but he seems happy
  2. DamianUKcheshire

    Tortoise emergency heating

    This is also his identical enclosure
  3. DamianUKcheshire

    Tortoise emergency heating

    ty for good idea ill give him a nice luke warm soak in the morning. excuse the glare on the pic, but he seems happy enough he's had a good chow down on some strawberries and lettuce and he's straddling the heat PAD "lol" soon as he moves I'll refill the water bottle :)
  4. DamianUKcheshire

    Tortoise emergency heating

    Unfortunately heating is an issue in this house very old with COAL fires , Ill monitor him through the night and keep reheating the water bottle until I can get to Pets at home in the morning tyvm :) . and agreed good advise I plan on building up a healthy collection of spares and other...
  5. DamianUKcheshire

    Tortoise emergency heating

    PS I'm a very new tortoise owner 2days and adopted him from my neighbour who no longer cared for him so I'm working with what she gave me which wasn't very good or safe unfortunately.. any advice or ideas would be hugely appreciated as we have all fallen in love with him :)
  6. DamianUKcheshire

    Tortoise emergency heating

    Hi there @ Tforum , just wanted some emergency ideas for heat unfortunately today my lighting fixture seems to have shorted or simply gone bad it blew up my basking bulb and tripped the electric switch every time I have attempted to use another bulb the micro stat seems fine so I'm assuming it...
  7. DamianUKcheshire

    Hi little help please

    Ty for all the help and replies everyone Vern seems a lot more happy and active today got him a proper basking bulb and some nice substrate
  8. DamianUKcheshire

    Hi little help please

    Thank you 🙂
  9. DamianUKcheshire

    Hi little help please

    Hi thanks for your reply @ Ink . Hope this helps
  10. DamianUKcheshire

    Hi little help please

    Hello there my name is Damian and this is Vern could anyone tell me what kind of tortoise he is as he was given to me by my neighbour who knows absolutely nothing about him any advice would be appreciated
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