Does she look healthy

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Can't really tell be a pick. However she is pyramided quite a bit for a little one. Do you have her in a closed chamber enclosure?
Post pics of the enclosure and we can help make changes.
Also give us the temps, day, night, basking? Humidity? Diet? Type of lighting and heating you are using? How often do you soak? And any other info about her care.
 

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Can't really tell be a pick. However she is pyramided quite a bit for a little one. Do you have her in a closed chamber enclosure?
Post pics of the enclosure and we can help make changes.
Also give us the temps, day, night, basking? Humidity? Diet? Type of lighting and heating you are using? How often do you soak? And any other info about her care.
I have been soaking her about every other day she spends most days outside in a pin in the yard hoping for some advice I love her and want her to be happy and healthy
 

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She loved all the fresh grass my son picks her honeysuckle some times she is about a year old
 

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We keep our house around 65 to 70degrees in our house her cage in the evening this is where she sleeps
Can't really tell be a pick. However she is pyramided quite a bit for a little one. Do you have her in a closed chamber enclosure?
Post pics of the enclosure and we can help make changes.
Also give us the temps, day, night, basking? Humidity? Diet? Type of lighting and heating you are using? How often do you soak? And any other info about her care.
Right also trying to find out what I should do for her in the hot months to make her shade for the summer here in Texas
 

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It is pyramiding already. It needs to be soaked daily. Needs temps never below 85, needs about 80% humidity...here's a care sheet...it is important for you to change those things in it's habitat that need to be changed. Also it's way too small to sex, and in my opinion, too small to stay outside


This is Mary Knobbins, her age in unknown as she was found in downtown Portland, you need to change your baby's habitat and enviornment or it will grow to look like this...
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Holy cats...is it on sand? Sand can cause impaction and death. You cannot reach the required % of humidity 2ith sand, sand will not hold water to help maintain. It is very important that you read that care sheet I gave you th link to, and ask questions...I am not trying to be mean to you, just want your tort to grow correctly
 

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It is pyramiding already. It needs to be soaked daily. Needs temps never below 85, needs about 80% humidity...here's a care sheet...it is important for you to change those things in it's habitat that need to be changed. Also it's way too small to sex, and in my opinion, too small to stay outside


This is Mary Knobbins, her age in unknown as she was found in downtown Portland, you need to change your baby's habitat and enviornment or it will grow to look like this...
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I came for advice now wile she is young you didn't have to be so harsh
 

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Holy cats...is it on sand? Sand can cause impaction and death. You cannot reach the required % of humidity 2ith sand, sand will not hold water to help maintain. It is very important that you read that care sheet I gave you th link to, and ask questions...I am not trying to be mean to you, just want your tort to grow correctly
Yes I want her to stay healthy will change her inside habitat from sand
 

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Sorry when I got her I was told she was to be kept between 50 and 80 and feed her some produce but mainly grass this is why I wanted advice from you on how to take care of her because I love her and want the best for her
 

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Sorry when I got her I was told she was to be kept between 50 and 80 and feed her some produce but mainly grass this is why I wanted advice from you on how to take care of her because I love her and want the best for her
And soak her several times a week
 

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What would be the best bedding for her tank and how much outside time should she have I truly want her to stay beautiful and healthy
 

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The care sheet link in post #8 above tells you all about how to set up an enclosure and how to choose foods.
 

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She needs a closed chamber for about another 2 years. Temps not lower then 80, 85 is okay, I like 80. Humidity to be 80% these temps and humidity is day and night. 95-100 basking area.
She can go outside for about an hour daily. Then back to closed chamber.
Please read all you can on this Forum about a sulcata tortoise. Forget all the info the person told you that you got this tort from.
You have lots of reading and learning to do.
Pictures of your enclosure will help us a lot to help you faster.
 
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