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    HELP. (hatchling not moving)

    I woke up this morning and my Greek tortoise hatching is not moving. great Mother's Day present to me I know. He was perfectly fine yesterday eating normal had his daily soak and was walking around and acting completely normal. He had a R.I. Over a month ago but I took him to the vet and got him...
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    Not eating?!

    I moved my tortoise into a new indoor enclosure on Saturday and he hasn't eaten since I put him in there Normally he eats like crazy! I'm so worried and I don't know what happened?! Is it normal for them to take a few days to adjust?
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    Help! Best plants to put in enclosure!

    Thinking about planting plants in my enclosure. What are the best ones to put in there?!
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    Best substrate!

    I have a Greek tortoise hatchling and I was wondering what the best substrate to use is! I've recently been saying that just soil is the best but I feel like it would just stick to him if he were to walk in his water bowl and then walk on that. Any advice?!
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    Hatchling questions

    I first got my hatchling in December and was told that it was 1-2 months old. But I had just posted another picture on a different thread and was told he was looked to be the size of a tortoise that is a year old. Can anyone help? I'm very confused as the age.
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    Building new indoor enclosure

    I had made the mistake of listening to the pet store and bought the wrong type of cage and am now trying to create a new home for my hatchling. I have a bookshelf that is much much larger than what he's living in now. I just needed help on to how to close off the top for humidity help and also I...
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    Ibera Greek tortoise

    I have a Greek hatchling and was wondering if anyone knew the growth rate of this species. I've had mine for a little over three months and I was just curious on how quickly they usually grow.
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    New indoor enclosure

    I've been thinking about building a new enclosure, but cannot find any bookshelves in my area that are something I would use. I was wondering if there are any types of wood that I shouldn't use to build with. (Planning on buying from Home Depot)
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    Gerber carrot soaks

    How do these help your tortoise?
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    Also, I've been looking for a new uvb light, I already have a heat light. So I'm looking mainly for just uvb. Can anyone post links to good uvb lights
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    Nasal medicine?

    I went to the vet and she gave me medicine to give him through his nostrils. Has anyone else been given this?
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    Vet question

    I am taking my tortoise to the vet and I was wonder what is the best way to transport it while I'm driving?
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    Pee question!

    So today I did the usual soak for my tortoise but he will only go to the bathroom if let him walk around on a towel to dry off after his soak. Today I let him out to walk and this was in his pee so I was wondering what it was/ what caused it.
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    Outside temps

    My hatchling has been inside for winter but today it's sunny ad 70 Outside but I was wondering if this is still to cold for him to go outside and get natural UVB
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    Respiratory help!

    I have a ibera greek tortoise hatchling. 2 months old the last couple of days I've noticed he/she will open her mouth and make an almost squeak noise. He's never done this before and I'm curios to why it started happening. Could it be a respiratory infection? Or what would be causing this to...
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    Cactus question

    Is this okay for tortoises to eat?
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    Basking bulb

    I just got a new bulb 3 days ago and i got home yesterday the bulb had already burned out! So I'm wondering what is the best basking bulb I can buy?! I have him under his night time heat lamp which is a 50 watt until I can get to the store! But what are the best basking bulbs?!
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    Poop question

    I've had my tortoise since Tuesday and I have soaked everyday for 30 minutes and still no poop! Should I be concerned or how often do they poop?
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    Bell is here☺️

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    Is it bad to just use coconut fiber as the bedding in the enclosure for a hatchling with miss in some areas?