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    Does this look concerning?

    So glad she/he is doing better!! I had no idea an overgrown beak was a possibility either, so thanks so much for posting about this - always good to be aware of what could go wrong! Hopefully now they had a trim they can get back to being a happy tort! 🐢
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    Creating the perfect enclosure for Greta

    Hi everyone ☺️ Last week I got my Western Hermann Greta, I've already gotten some wonderful advice from everyone on here so thought I could get some extra tips about creating the perfect enclosure. She's in a 3ft by 2ft tortoise table which is currently looking quite bare - I've got a couple...
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    My new baby Dwarf Hermann - Greta

    Yay! So glad to hear that - I will be relying on this a lot for sure - thanks fo confirming
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    My new baby Dwarf Hermann - Greta

    Is there a kind of 'cheat sheet' people use for what to feed and what not to feed? I found this one but couldn't tell of it's accurate: https://www.thetortoisetable.org.uk/plant-database/viewplants/a-z/?l=al#.YAvaC2nLdCU
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    My new baby Dwarf Hermann - Greta

    I'm seeing now that cucumbers a tricky one, I think to be safe I will do the same and stop feeding it to her for how but may reintroduce when she's less tiny - thanks so much for sharing :) - I definitely need all the advice I can get!
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    My new baby Dwarf Hermann - Greta

    Ah okay! Never know as a newbie if I'm missing something massive, so when you said pot checks I had a but of a panic haha! Thanks again for your advise
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    My new baby Dwarf Hermann - Greta

    Thanks so much Ink, I'm very excited about being a new owner, she is wonderful!
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    My new baby Dwarf Hermann - Greta

    Thanks for passing on this info - I feel I have so much to learn!!
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    My new baby Dwarf Hermann - Greta

    Hi Cheryl, Thanks so much for the advice! I've removed all the cucumber from her food and will cross off my frequent feed list. I will sink her dishes now aswell! Great tip, I've purchased the thermometers thanks for recommending specific ones as I would have been lost - sorry in this is such...
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    My new baby Dwarf Hermann - Greta

    Thanks so much Yvonne! Great to be here 🤗
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    My new baby Dwarf Hermann - Greta

    No don't worry, he was very clear that although referred to as a dwarf tortoise, it's not actually a dwarf. Thanks so much for checking though - I imagine some sellers can be a bit sneeky with it!
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    My new baby Dwarf Hermann - Greta

    I think it's another term for a Western Hermann (I'm a complete novice though and am just going off what the tortoise shop guy told me) but i don't think it's actually a dwarf, but just referred to as that as the Western Hermann's are a but smaller than the Eastern. Again not completely...
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    My new baby Dwarf Hermann - Greta

    This is so incredibly helpful! Thanks so much!! Next time I will be sure to use a naturally less dry substrate, should I mist the coco coir bark in the mean time? So far I have been feeding her curly kale, cucumber, courgette, coriander and lettuce - unfortunately I don't currently grow my own...
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    My new baby Dwarf Hermann - Greta

    Oh my gosh he is so adorable!! Thanks so much for your reply, good to know mine is also likely to get back to her active self within a couple of weeks 😊
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    My new baby Dwarf Hermann - Greta

    Good to know it's normal behaviour! I will definitely keep my handling to a minimum to give her a chance to make herself at home! Thanks so much for your reply, it's put my mind at ease 😊
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    My new baby Dwarf Hermann - Greta

    Hello all 😊 Yesterday morning my lovely baby Dwarf Hermann Greta arrived and she's the sweetest thing!! I'm a first time tortoise owner and feel I could use all the support I can get so would really appreciate everyone's input 😊 Yesterday when she arrived she was a lot more playful than I...
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