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  1. jobroyo

    Should I re-home my russian?

    ALSO POSTED TO CONTROVERSIAL TOPICS SECTION Hey everyone. I haven't been on here in awhile. I adopted a female russian tort. from a friend in March 2017- she was clearly being neglected, and I absolutely fell in love with her. I renamed her Ollie, and I attempted to turn a rabbit hutch into an...
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    Rabbit Hutch?

    Has anyone ever dabbled in making a tortoise enclosure out of a rabbit hutch? I am HIGHLY considering modding a hutch for my female russian, and I have been looking into it and not finding a lot of people who have done this. It would be an indoor enclosure, meaning, lots of modifications. (which...
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    best hydrometer/hygrometer?

    What exact tool do you all use to measure humidity in your enclosure, and how would you rate it? Could you state where you got it from too? ALSO. If I want to measure humidity, would it be a hydrometer, or a hygrometer? I've seen people use both words to explain the same thing.
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    tortoise blog's?

    Does anyone know any great tort social media to follow? Like Instagram accounts, Tumblr blogs, Twitter accounts. etc! I know there is BILLIONS for dogs and cats, but what about tortoises? If you own and run any account dedicated to your lil guy, post it here and expect a follow from me! MY...
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    cute names my dude

    This is such an off topic thing to ask, but what names do you LOVE for a female russian tortoise? After getting a few suggestions I love, I will make a poll, and the community will get to pick my new tort's name! Thank you in advance for your feedback!
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    Vet Visit #1

    Hello everyone, I need some guidance here. The previous owner of my Russian Tortoise got her from Petco and has NEVER taken her to the vet. I have a vet already set up to see her (not the appointment, but the vet herself) and I am wondering what exactly I should be asking about. I have no idea...
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    hello all!

    Hello everyone! I am a BIG newbie to tortoise care. I am going to be owning a Russian Tortoise very soon, and I want to provide the best care possible for her. I am doing lots of research and I have the basic facts down. I will be on here to learn about the community and my lil girl. Thank you!