marginated tortoise

  1. MargieSimpson

    WANTED: Marginated Tortoise MALE

    This is our female MargieSimpson :tort: She is looking for an adult Male. Does anyone have one or know someone who does? We are in Ontario, Canada.
  2. Meri terrorizing the countryside

    Meri terrorizing the countryside

    This little one will travel miles (in baby tortoise distance) for some broadleaf plantain.
  3. So close.. yet so far

    So close.. yet so far

  4. Scollins17

    Tortoise Enclosure Cleaning

    Hi I'm buying a used vivarium for my yearling tortoise. Should I just wash it out with hot water and scrub it or is there any other disinfecting procedures I should do?
  5. Scollins17

    Tortoise Yearling Outdoor

    Hi everyone. I have a yearling Marginated tortoise that I got August 2020 when it was a hatchling. I did a lot of research before acquiring him and believe I've built a very good temporary indoor encloser for him(until it's big enough to live outside). Seems very healthy and active. For the...
  6. A

    Is Aesop Male or Female?

  7. Marginated.Oakley

    Can someone tell me if my 4 month old’s shell looks good?

    Hi everyone, I am back again with an update and questions on my tortoise’s health. If these pictures look unhealthy in anyway could you please give me any tips on enclosure or diet changes? Thank you tortoise lovers!!
  8. Cicitina

    When Is It Table Time?

    My baby margie has been growing so quickly and I am wondering at what size is it recommended I move him to a tortoise table while he’s still indoors? I want to be able to have enough time to prepare and build the ideal enclosure for him for when he’s ready to leave his closed chamber he’s...
  9. Bo's Mom & Dad

    New Marginated Tort Parents

    Hello everyone! My wife and I are new to the Forum, as well as being new tortoise parents to our favorite little guy, Bo! He just turned about 3 months old! Check out the picture, and you can see why we are head over heels for him! Since we are new, I wanted to see if we are doing things...
  10. Marginated.Oakley

    Age guess?

    Hi everyone, I am very determined to find out my tortoises age and they’re a little hatchling i got in early December 2020. When I got them I measured 2 inches by 1 1/2 inches for the shell. I would love to try to find out how old they are. If anyone knows how many inches they are when they...
  11. Lunchtime


    Poe enjoying some lunch
  12. Lunchtime


    Poe enjoying his lunch salad
  13. C

    First time caring for 2 marginated tortoises.

    Hi, This is my first time caring for 2 marginated tortoises (hatched in 2020 so still fit in the palm of my hand) and I just wanted to run through my set-up and routine to see if I'm doing everything right or if I'm doing anything wrong. As well as some tips and tricks 😉 Set-up: Habistat...
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    Someone hates to party
  15. TortoiseLover <3 <3

    What is my tortoises' gender?

    Hi, I wanted to know if anyone could tell me what gender my less-than-a-year-old tortoise is. It's name is Poseidon and I have pictures of it from all angles. It would be really nice if you could tell me. Thanks.
  16. TortoiseLover <3 <3

    I am new :D

    Hi! I am new and I have a baby marginated tortoise. Name : Poseidon Age : A little less than a year old Gender : Unknown . I am attaching a few adorable pictures of him to this introduction.
  17. M

    Safe weight for Hibernation

    Hello all. I am Hibernating my Marginated Tortoise this year for the first time and I am confident about everything except for weight. As his species is marginated I havent been able to find any information on a healthy weight for tortoises his size. I have been fasting him since late november...
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    3 months difference! I didn’t realize how much Poe had grown until I looked back on photos and noticed he used to fit inside his bowl that he’s now bigger than!
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    Enjoying these heated floors on vacation
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    Just a little Marginated baby inspired by my baby Poe. Thought I’d share my torty art