Is my tortoise dead? :(

Tom

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Wow I was afraid that hot would burn my tort, Im gonna put the basking light lower then. So I will try to put a rock under basking light, and measure the rock temperature that it gets 100, is that correct?
Yes. Then check it again at the end of the day after the light has been heating it all day. For russians I shoot for 95-100. 92 is adequate, 105 won't hurt anything.
 

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The fact that he hasn't replied makes me think he died...
 

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If I had my Tort for 2.5 yrs and developed a very strong bond with him, became part of the forum to provide the best care that I could, then made one little mistake that caused my tortoise to die, I would be absolutely devastated. :(

If he did die, I'm sure it's very hard to talk about it. Please know that I'm thinking of you, and I'm very sorry. I'm sure it's hard. :(
 

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There's no reason to be rude! People make mistakes . If you can't say something helpful then don't say anything . This is a place to help keepers not trash talk them .

Exactly. Rude comments make it less likely than someone will return to the forum, or that someone will share. We can all learn from bad experiences as well as good.
 

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Exactly. Rude comments make it less likely than someone will return to the forum, or that someone will share. We can all learn from bad experiences as well as good.
So....how is this baby little tortie???
 

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My leopard tortoise Goomba (about 2-3 months old) barley eats and has a very soft shell. Yesterday we forced fed him through a syringe a mixture of natural human baby food carrot favor, blended sweet potato, and winter squash with calcium, D3 mix (repti cal). Today we took him out as we usually do under the sun, with a shaded area. After checking on him a few times I noticed that he hasn't moved, he was next to the water plate directly under the sun. When I picked him up he was fully in his shell and stiff.

He's still stiff, won't react to anything. Is he dead? :(

We placed him in a Luke warm tube with electrolytes but he still hasn't waken up. His legs, arms, and legs, are tightly in his shell and his eyes are closed.

Pictures here : Help!!! My tortoise won't wake up or move
 
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