1. emylimarie

    Looking to buy Russian yearling or hatchling tortoise!

    Hi everyone! I've tried to go through the forums to find an updated thread with breeders but no luck. I'm looking to buy a Russian yearling or hatchling tortoise, male preferred. Does anyone know of any reputable breeders? I've emailed some of these companies like TortoiseSupply...
  2. nikitab

    Russian Tortoise for Sale; North East England

    I'm sadly having to sell my Russian tortoise Minty. Due to the pandemic I'm no longer employed and after months of job searching I'm no further forward and can't really afford to keep him any longer. He's 5 years old and in perfect health. Still unsure as to his sex but I just call him, him...
  3. T

    Tortoise Nose Bubbles

    Recently bought an adult Russian tortoise and the first night we had him in his enclosure we put cypress mulch in it. I got the bag from Home Depot and later realized it said: "Cypress Blend" which means it also contains pine and it was very damp because the bag got rained on. The tortoise was...
  4. T

    Possible Scale or Shell Rot??

    Hey guys. So I recently rescued this tortoise and I've moved him into a 4x4 enclosure. And today I noticed one of his little scales lifted up near his face. Is this serious? Is he shedding? Or did he hurt himself? I've attached pictures. Also if you guys can take a look at his under shell and...
  5. Gemma.R.

    Help sexing a Russian Tortoise

    Hi everyone, this is Frankie :) I’ve had her/him for 3 years now and wondered if anyone could tell me if she/he is male or female? Thank you in advance :)
  6. L

    Progress on new enclosure, almost there!

    Substrate and carpet down, heating/lighting, and tortoise to go! I've spent the last week planning, ordering, and putting together supplies for my tortoise's new table. It's starting to come together and I'm just waiting on the new lights to arrive, as well as the paint fumes from my new place...
  7. PiL71

    I finally am 95% done with Herb's juvenile enclosure.

    I am almost done with my Russian Tortoise's enclosure. It is a double story enclosure (so here's proof to all of the skeptics out there saying two stories are impossible), and he goes up and down the ramp quite readily. It took him a little it to initially get used to the ramp, but he uses it...
  8. Julia B

    How big will my girl get? (Russian)

    I have a almost 3 year old female Russian tortoise, how big should I expect her to get? If you have a full grown female please post up a picture.