Dang it. I was under the impression that he was captive breed AND a different species. This is disappointing. Now I'm not sure what to do. I really want a male Hermann's tort, but we've had this Russian for a few weeks. Suggestions?
We had a hatchling Hermann's tort die and we recieved Alfie as a replacement. The breeder has been very kind, helpful and responsive so I don't want to give them a bad wrap. Just wondering what type of tort Alfie is.
Just bought Alfie an outdoor playpen from ZooMed and he hates it! He's been prowling back and forth like a caged lion and keep trying to poke his head through the bars. Is this normal? Will he get used to it?
I'm a new Herman's tortoise owner. I've done a bunch of research and think that I'm providing a healthy environment for my tort. But, this morning his urine was white. Is this normal? Also, his poop is always green, soft and mushy. What does healthy urine and poop look like?
Alfie loves his collard greens. I try to mix it up by adding kale, peas, carrots and green beans. He hates the green beans and carrots, but enjoys the peas. He also loves a little watermelon once or twice a month.
I'm getting some thornless cactus pads and dandelion seeds in the mail. I'm...