Are there any recommended tortoise medical insurance? Or you just pay out of pocket? I got an old tortoise (believed 40-50 years old) and it may need to go to vet regularly. Just want to know how we usually do the medical stuff for the tortoise
I read many articles which says tortoise needs low protein food. Also the calcium to phosphorus ratio should be high. But I am not able to find any explanation. Maybe this is some common knowledge to tortoise keeper so it doesn’t need to explain. But I am still curious what’s wrong with the...
is this really a Russian Tortoise? Someone told me this is a Russian tortoise but I feel it is more like a Greek or Hermann. He told me it is about 9 inches a female. I don’t think a Russian can grow to this size even if it is a female
Currently as many of you know, there are a lot of wildfires in California. In my house, there is no obvious fires or smoke, but the air is very smelly. Air pollution should be very serious. Is it harmful to tortoise? Should I move them from outdoor enclosure to indoor enclosure?
Post for my brother since he doesn't have an account. My brother is in Seattle. He adpoted a male Russian tortoise which was told as female by the tortoise previous owner. I talked to him just now and he needs to rehome it again since he already has a male and he cannot make another enclosure...
I do want to buy one. I asked in some Facebook group and there are many people PMs me. But I don’t know if they are scam or not. I am not sure if our forum has such information or not since I trust our forum
I carefully read the care sheet in this forum. It looks like our forum suggests to raise the tortoise in a closed Chamber to maintain high humidity to prevent the tortoise to be pyramid in shell
my question is how long I should do this. Until the tortoise reaches 6 inches? 9 inches? Or I should...
Is it useful? I really don't like some online tortoise pics that the shell of the tortoise looks just coming out of an ash pile or mud.
Mazuri is better or Zoo Med is better? Mazuri looks having a very higher protein percentage. And Zoo med has higher fiber percentage and lower protein percentage
I heard tortoise needs to be fed in low protein and high fiber?