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  1. M0rdrid

    Good scale for weighing?

    Hey all, I've been lurking through the forum for a while now for research and often see everyone weighing their tortoises and turtles. I was wondering what are good scales to use for this. Like are you guys out here using postal scales or kitchen scales? I also know some tortoises and turtles...
  2. M0rdrid

    UV Bulbs vs Basking Bulbs???

    I'm a little confused on the use of Basking bulbs. I know that UV bulbs can actually damage a tortoise's eyes, so wouldn't a basking bulb do the same things? Would someone please explain this to me, I'm just having a difficult time wrapping my head around it. Also do tortoises need both a CHE...
  3. M0rdrid

    What are your opinions on this hide?

    I've seen this hide at work and really like the look on it was wondering if it would make a good hide for a box turtle. The deminisons listed on the product are probably the inner dimensions as in person it's about 12x12x10...
  4. M0rdrid

    Good Snails?

    Hey all, I've been doing research into getting an Ornate box turtle and heard snails can be very good sources of calcium for tortoises and turtles. I was wondering if nitrate snails were a good choice, and if they were where would be a good place to get clean ones. I work at a franchise pet...
  5. M0rdrid

    Christmas Tree Totes

    I've seen a few people on here ask questions about Iris totes and saw they were on sale for 7$ on Walmart's website but only available for pickup at certain stores. But then I found these totes on Target's site and wanted to share in case someone was looking for some...
  6. M0rdrid

    Advice when looking for a breeder

    Hello, I've been looking into caring for tortoise and turtles for a while now, and I finally decieded that I think an Ornate Box Turtle would be perfect for me. And even though it'll probably be another year or so before I get one. I wanted to ask for any advice people have for finding a...