I'm looking for a baby Testudo Graeca that can be shipped to Portugal. Preferably female and with Cites.
About me, I'm very dedicated and responsible, at this moment gathering information and material to house the tortoise.
I'm requesting this information to see the sellers that are...
Hi Prairie Mom,
Congratulations on your beautiful enclosure.
I see that there is some formation of water drops on the glass. Is it because of air humidity?
Do you have ventilation? Or do tortoises even need ventilation?
Also, are you using glass or acrylic?
I'm gathering information to build...
Hello Tidgy Dad, yes I talked to them yesterday as soon as I found out, but they insist that they are a sanctuary and the tortoises will have better conditions there ... Also, said that they are very strict with reptiles here in Portugal and therefore is not possible for a private person to...
I tried to look for a breeder near my location (Portugal) and got to his Facebook page, he sent me some pictures and we spoke on the phone, he seems to be a private individual.
I haven't found no one else in the region and so I am trying to contact some breeders in neighborhood Spain.
I contacted a seller to acquire a tortoise.
He told me that the best ones would be Sulcatas and it had to be a pair because if it was one tortoise it would die of loneliness because they are very social.
Next he said that I must also buy from him the following items:
1 heat lamp - I asked...
Are these two Lamps the same?
Arcadia SMA100E27 D3 UV Basking Lamp, 100 Watt
Zoo Med OL-48 Powersun UV Mercury Vapour Lamp, 100 Watt
The difference in price is quite substantial, the Arcadia being almost half the price of Zoo Med.
I have terrible news ...His uncle sent them away to a Wildlife conservation group.
He said that had no time for them and that I was not ready. I know he never liked me...
Well not all is lost, this past days reading about tortoises and seeing all the passion and commitment of the tortoiseforum...
Hi Heather, thank you for the tips and the care sheet.
I think I can get coconut bark for subtract, should I had something else?
And when do I need to change the subtract? Do I remove it all to trash and put a new one?
My best friend passed away and his parents are leaving me with a couple of Centrochelys Sulcatas, that he got recently and loved them very much. I think they are about 4 months old.
Congratulations on this Tortoise Community, I have been reading a lot of posts about them and I...