redfoot tortoise

  1. obiwantortellini

    Substrate Question / Coconut Fiber + Reptibark

    I have a redfoot tortoise hatchling coming on wednesday, I have read some people saying that they need finer substrate like cypress mulch or something and that repti bark isn’t good enough for them. My temporary set up looks like this so far (still missing the uvb strip) should I add more...
  2. R

    Red foot for adoption Florida

    I have had a red foot tortoise for about 5 years & am looking to give them up for adoption to the right home. The tortoise has had a well balanced diet, adequate home, etc for the 5 years I’ve had them. The reason for adoption is that recently (about 6 months ago) they started to bang on the...
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    Michaelangelo basking with the log.
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    Raphael eating watermelon.
  5. T

    Greenhouse for redfoot

    I have a 6 month old redfoot in great health but I am looking to boost the humidity in his enclosure by use of a small indoor greenhouse(4x2’). I need any advice I can get on if I need to vent it or not. And some pros and cons please. I want the best life for my lil tort buddy. Thank you!
  6. R

    Correct amount of UVB since it’s too cold outside

    Hello everyone! I have a 6/7 month old red foot living in a 3x5 enclosure I built that has a sealable top! I’ll post add a photo for reference. I wanted to double check and make sure I have the correct amount of UVB. I am using a reptisun t5 ho 10.0 bulb that is 20 inches from the substrate in...
  7. R

    UVB help!

    Hello everyone thank you for taking the time to read this. I have a 5 month old red foot and with winter coming I won’t be able to take him outside for his UVB anymore. What type of UVB light should I get it and how long should I use it daily? It would hang approximately 2 feet above his...
  8. Ein’sMom

    Adult Male Redfoot-Looking For Tropical Paradise!!!

    Hello friends, I’m T, Einstein’s current mom. Ein is 35 I bought him 5 years ago from a local store here in Spokane and it’s been wonderful ever since. You see I’m not posting this out of need or desperation.. I had a dream. That Ein was running in the sunshine somewhere humid with other...
  9. CliffordtheredfootTORT

    Redfoot Hatchling temps

    Hey everyone I have another question for you guys about temps. So I set up a 40 gallon breeder for my hatchling I closed the top of it so it’s basically a closed chamber now should I have a cold and a hot side or should I just keep the whole tank at one temp right now the humidity is at around...
  10. huntertao

    Has anyone had an experience with a cloudy eyes?

    Greeting all, This is my first post here on this forum, as I've just eventually got my first Cherry head tortoise last month. I've noticed that my Cherry head's right eye is cloudy, I can see that there is a very thin film-like layer over it. (Both eyes are all opened normally as they would...
  11. siigri

    Redfoot inside for winter

    We got our first redfoot last spring. Fortunately we can provide a outdoor home for him in the summer but now the winter seems to be a little problem. He has a nice DIY home, big and open from the top but he has a strong will about his freedom of walking. He has found every way to escape and...
  12. kona the tortoise

    Kona the Redfoot

    I have decided to start a thread about Kona, my eight month old redfoot tortoise that I got at a reptile expo. I take her out everyday because obviously she loves eating all the clovers :) I will update you as often as possible, enjoy!
  13. Lulubadger7

    Female refoot not eating enough?

    Hi! I have a 3 year old Female Redfoot (Lucy) lately she hasnt been eating much? I can't get her to eat many greens, and she seems to only want to eat banana, some chicken (once a week) and maybe a grape or two. She has a varied diet and eats basically what I eat (I am a health nut/ I go out of...
  14. kona the tortoise

    New- Need Help with Redfoot Tortoise

    Hello! This is my new redfoot tortoise Kona. She is currently 8 months old and 4.5". I recently got her 5 days ago. I soak her daily and mist quite often. I take her out daily and let her eat the clovers in our yard. I also feed her a variety of foods in her enclosure such as clovers, romaine...
  15. sned25271

    Russians, Pancakes, Marginateds, Redfoots, Leopards

    Hatchling season is in full swing here and we have several species available. All are over 2 months old and are doing great! All these were captive bred and born from my adult groups. Russians- $175 Pancakes- $375 Marginated- $125 Leopard- $125 Redfoot- $100-125 Prices do not include shipping...
  16. P

    Looking for older sulcata

    Looking for an older sulcata that needs a home,or a few redfoot tortoise's I live in Michigan and have both indoor and outdoor enclosure
  17. Ayotl

    New Enclosure

    Hello I have received my new red foot grow out enclosure. However I have a couple questions. The dimensions are 80Lx20Hx20W The enclosure is made out of birch plywood and the front is made out a single piece of red oak with a hand cut opening for the glass. The interior is drylok extreme...
  18. Lulubadger7

    Hi New here! Redfoot mom

    Helllooo! :) I am new here and not the best with posting tech etc... I have a redfoot who I adore named Lucy. She is hilarious.
  19. georgecarlintheredfoot

    Shell Rot

    I am a new tortoise owner. I have a Redfoot Tortoise hatchling and I’ve noticed some unusual spots in between his scutes. I was unable to scrape or clean them off. Is this marbling or rot? I cannot tell.
  20. E

    Redfoot won’t eat

    i have a year and a half old redfoot and she’s never eaten a lot and is very fussy, but usually eats the mazuri I give her but for the last week she has barely eaten and I’m struggling to even get her to eat the mazuri now and she’s starting to seem very weak and I’m not sure what to do