Torts should never be kept in pairs.
One becomes dominant and will bully the other, starting with staring, following, nudging, mounting (often mistaken for affection) hogging the food and best basking spot etc. Eventually it becomes more aggressive with barging, tipping over and biting. It is very stressful for torts to shares small spaces - which can cause illness as well as injury. They are territorial and do not like or need company - even in the wild they are solitary.
Unfortunately pet shops and breeders who are only looking for profit do not warn customers about that.
My own leopard immediately reacts if I am in his room and will try to barge me out of there.
They will be much happier and safer in their own enclosures.
Meanwhile if your torts foot is bleeding where he loses nails you need to make sure it doesn't become infected.
I chose the title of this care sheet very carefully. Are there other ways to raise babies? Yes. Yes there are, but those ways are not as good. What follows is the BEST way, according to 30 years of research and experimentation with hundreds of babies of many species. Babies hatch during the...