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  1. Yossarian

    Species ID please. . .

    This had me in stitches. Warning, there is profanity due to the subreddit name. If not allowed I understand if has to be removed. I did try to find it from a different source.
  2. Yossarian

    Possible yellow spot?

    This is a post on Reddit, does this look like yellow spot or is there something else that causes this kind of deterioration in the skin. looks like the poor little guy is eating his own skin. Owner says never any yellow spots that they noticed, skin just got bad fast.
  3. Yossarian

    Species Identification?

    Think my kitten is broken, spending too much time with the tort! Tried to upload a bid but no playback unfortunately.
  4. Yossarian

    Sulcata Shell Condition

    Not my tortoise. This post is mostly for my own education. Does this white stuff look like it is related to shell condition, has anyone seen this before. Is it too dry? I dont have anymore info than the pic.
  5. Yossarian

    How to help a Tort

    I lurk around a lot and send a few people over from reddit. A member over there has posted some images of a tort that is being kept at a pet store in the US in pretty sad conditions, though there are probably no laws being violated. Question for the regulars here, whats the best way forward...
  6. Yossarian

    Shell Discoloration (Yellowing)

    My Greek boy is nearly 7 years old now, have noticed recently that the top of his shell seems to have started to turn more yellow, it is just discoloration at this point, there is no obvious damage or softness to the shell. He had some old issues with some rot and very minor shell deformation...
  7. Yossarian

    Greek Tort Shell Formation

    Is this normal healthy shell formation for Testudo greco?
  8. Yossarian

    Light Schedule

    Quick question, have 7 year old Greek female. What is an appropriate artificial day length for her? I’ve been running 14 hours for a while from 0800 - 2200, but she is always in her hide before 2200. Now that it’s getting lighter in the mornings though I notice she is usually waiting for he...
  9. Yossarian

    Looking for a little help.

    I have a little Greek spur thighed tortoise that is 3.5 years old -birthdate in 2012. I have had her since august and the original owner was keeping her in a vivarium with average temps over 30 throughout (they basically got sold the "tortoise package" by a shop somewhere in london). Anyway I...
  10. Yossarian

    Hello from Wales

    Hi Tort People, Ive recently joined your tribe quite unexpectedly. I am an animal lover and have a few furry ones but about 3 months ago aquired a little greek spur thighed tortoise from a family who were emigrating to australia and couldnt take her. She's called Myshell for now (I know, very...
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