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  1. TonkaLuv

    New Tonka pics!

    We had a very unseasonably warm day here earlier this week, so Tonka and I went outside for a little stroll in the yard. I also added a pic of him burrowed in his tank. It was just too darn cute not to share!
  2. TonkaLuv

    silk worms

    Hi everyone, Its been quite a while since ive been on here....long story, but im back. I had a quick food question for anyone who might know... I recently got a few baby silk worms for my beardie. He doesnt like them, so I am wondering if my red foot can have them on his protein days...
  3. TonkaLuv

    Torty Amputee

    I saw this on the news a while back and thought it was pretty neat. Glad they gave the big guy another chance at life! http://www.theblaze.com/stories/odd-tortoise-amputee-gets-wheel-for-a-leg/
  4. TonkaLuv

    Kiwi?

    Hello :) Does anyone know if Kiwi is ok to feed my baby red foot? I know apple seeds can be toxic.....are Kiwi seeds ok?
  5. TonkaLuv

    Repti Fogger

    Hello :) I am planning on purchasing a Zoomed Reptifogger in the next week or so for my red foot. I am having issues keeping Tonka's humidity up high enough. All reviews I have read, and few threads on here have been very positive about this product. What do all you other red footy/ellow...
  6. TonkaLuv

    Ahhh...Peace of mind

    Hi All :) Just wanted to share something with you all. I know I'm not the only neurotic over-the-top concerned torty parent on here, soo..... Tonka is about 4 months old and I was worried because his plastron still has some give to it. After agonizing and looking at it every day, I...
  7. TonkaLuv

    Organic Hibiscus

    Greetings TFO :cool: I would love to feed my baby red foot/cherry head some hibiscus flowers and leaves. I want to make sure though, that the plants I feed him have no pesticides or fertilizers. Does anyone know where I can buy or order organic hibiscus, grape leaves, etc? Or, is there a...
  8. TonkaLuv

    Pyramiding Question

    Hello everyone, I have a question about my baby red foot. He/she is about 3 months old. When I got him a little over two weeks ago, I noticed that his carapace scutes were very very very slightly raised. It is mostly restricted to the middle, "top" scutes of his shell, but a few of the...
  9. TonkaLuv

    Baby Redfoot Tonka's new tank

    This is the tank I set up for my 3 month old red foot yesterday. He is loving the space and seems very happy! :) It's a 55 gallon w/ a black stand and screen top. He thoroughly enjoyed his meals in his new enclosure, too! :D Sorry for the attached pics. I haven't quite figured out how to...
  10. TonkaLuv

    Poop question from an overly worried mom

    Hello everyone, A week ago yesterday (Wednesday) my husband gave me a 3-4 month old red footed tortoise for my Birthday. He is so cute and I'm in love with him already! My question is about his poop.... :D The day we brought him home he pooped twice, then I soaked him two days later and he...
  11. TonkaLuv

    Poop question from an overly worried mom

    Hello everyone, A week ago yesterday (Wednesday) my husband gave me a 3-4 month old red footed tortoise for my Birthday. He is so cute and I'm in love with him already! My question is about his poop.... :D The day we brought him home he pooped twice, then I soaked him two days later and...
  12. TonkaLuv

    Tortoise Chews on his hide! help?

    Hi everyone, I am a new red foot tortoise mom, and I love this little guy so much! For his "hide" I gave him a flower pot turned on its side with the open end away from the light. He does enjoy going in it to dig around and sleep....but he also insists on constantly chewing on the back of...
  13. TonkaLuv

    New member and tortoise mommy

    Hi Everyone:) I'm so glad to have found this site. What a fun and informative place! I've loved looking at everyone's adorable "TFO" pics. :) Last week my husband got me a 3-4 month old red footed tortoise for my birthday, and I am completely in love with this little baby!! I had been...
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