1. Nicolew20

    Kevin’s Crib

    Hi everyone! I have a horse field tort called Kevin. I’ve had him for over a year now. I’ve tried different substrates for him, reading different forums and just general googling I am still none the wiser. He’s currently living on beach chips and Mediterranean calcium free soil blend with...
  2. tazpjm

    unknown species

    This is my 2 year old tortoise and i have been really confused as to what species, I cant tell if shes a Tunisian, Egyptian, or Hermann's tortoise.
  3. Speedy and Pokey TheTorts

    Can I sex my tortoises?

    Hi I have two marginated tortoises, they are both 3 years old and about 5-6 inches long. Can I sex them? If so here are some pics. Thanks!
  4. J

    Fungus gnats!!!

    Hi guys, just hoping for some advice. My horse field currently has top soil for his substrate, but we’ve got a serious issue with tiny fungus gnats, so I was wondering if anyone knows of any other substrate we can use to avoid this problem! Also he seems a bit bored, is there anything I can do...
  5. Speedy and Pokey TheTorts

    Will I get mold at the bottom of my enclosure

    Hi, I’m building a new enclosure for my 2 marginated tortoise. If I use a pond liner or flex seal to water seal the wood, could mold develop at the bottom of the enclosure?
  6. J

    🚨Want to re-home Russian tortoise named sleepo🚨

    sleepo has a different walk but it does not affect him. Basic care requirements: need to be fed a variety of wild weeds, grasses, broadleaf weeds. They need a good variety calcium rich diet, I usually feed mine Monday through fri then I don’t feed them on the weekends. There enclosure needs to...
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    For comparison: Day 1 and today - Herbie is 7 months. Keep growing little one.
  8. P

    Indian star tortoise 5years old male

    I want to give my indian star 5years old healthy & active tortoise eats bean, baby corn, coriander, tometo, cucumbers if any one interested will take good care good home then can contact me giving because shifting abroad in mumbai india. Email me [email protected]
  9. J

    UPDATED - Want to Re-Home Russian Tortoises, their names are Sleepo and Turner.

    Basic care requirements: need to be fed a variety of wild weeds, grasses, broadleaf weeds. They need a good variety calcium rich diet, I usually feed mine Monday through fri then I don’t feed them on the weekends. There enclosure needs to be 8x4 feet or larger per tort they can be housed outside...
  10. F

    Poipu’s Shell.

    Hey everyone, my tortoise is tortoise eats lettuce carrots tomatoes celery strawberries & flukers veggie diet, and his shell has been kinda sloping in the back any suggestions?
  11. L

    HELP!! 6-8month old Hermans tortoise (Septicemia?)

    Hi everyone, I just became a tortoise mom. I purchased a baby Herman’s, estimated to be 6-8 months old. I looked at the bottom of his shell and it looks very odd. I contacted the seller and they told me it’s just new growth lines but I’ve been seeing things online about septicemia and I’m very...
  12. O

    Red line near face?? (nose and eye)

    Hello!! I’m so sorry if im posting in the wrong place or wrong way, but this website is a little confusing to navigate 😅 My tortoise (I don’t know the exact species, but if I had to make an educated guess I would say Russian) (I also have no idea what gender he is) just got this red line that...
  13. C

    How Long Until Red Foots Have Egg Binding?

    I have three red foot females who cannot nest at the moment because there outdoor enclosure is not done yet. One has already layed one clutch this season. I would like to know when there are risks of egg binding. If anyone has any info on this topic, I would like to know it all. Sorry if I...
  14. J


    Recently got these guys but am unsure as to what type of tortoises they are. Want to get the care right so need advice on temps etc asap. Thanks!
  15. Kekeedoll

    Florida Gopher tortoise help!

    Hi! So long story short my little sister was vacationing in Florida and found a tortoise. Without researching it first she decided to bring it back home to Indiana. Turns out she's illegal to mess with. My sister was not equipped to deal with the care involved so I ended up adopting Patty to...
  16. GrassiFranklin

    Hey! How are you? Do tortoises see highness?

    I've been researching because a friend told me they don't see when they are about to fall from a cliff And I've found that they see vertically and horizontally But it says that they don't see deepness So my question is Do they see when they are about to fall? Because if they see vertically...
  17. Ajwere

    Tortoise not really eating

    I have a new baby tortoise I’ve had him for a week now. He will eat what I give him but he will only eat a bit of the leafs and then leave them what does this mean?? the foods I’ve been giving him are: Lettuce, rose leaves, water cress, dandelions, and grape leaves mainly all grown in my green...
  18. Ruszian Tortoise

    Soapy Soak!?

    Does no one else always have soap on their hands, even after rinsing?! I wash my hands before giving my tortoise a bath... And I can never get all the soap off! So I always wonder/suspect there to be soap in her bath! Any suggestions? Oh, also.. I always scrub off her bath with soap and water...
  19. A

    What breed is my tortoise?

    Hey I was just wondering if anyone could help me, a few years ago I was bought two tortoises however I was very young and do not remember being told what breed my tortoise is here is some pictures. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks
  20. nicoleann2214

    Advice on sulcata tortoise behavior

    Hey guys I’m new here. I recently just bought a baby sulcata tortoise. I want to make sure I am doing everything right. I currently have her in a tortoise house from zoo med and I have a basking bulb that’s 75 watts and a long UV lamp for her. She seems to being doing good and is eating and...