New redfoot owner

Ray--Opo

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Welcome to the forum. Pics of your enclosure would be great. We can give you advice on the proper setup.
Read the caresheets for redfoots here on this forum.
Your little buddy is a cutie. What have you named the little guy?
 

Yvonne G

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Oh my. . . he's a beauty!

Welcome!
 

Foster

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Welcome to the forum. Pics of your enclosure would be great. We can give you advice on the proper setup.
Read the caresheets for redfoots here on this forum.
Your little buddy is a cutie. What have you named the little guy?
Winston and yes will post pics of his enclosure
 

jeneliza

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The substrate looks a litte dry , what is your humidity at, his food bowl, is a flipping danger, a flat bowl would be better, the stairs are not good for babies, and the tiles maybe better under the feeding area,to help him not to eat the substrate, looks pretty good though, I had the same gauge, they end up sticking after a little while, I use a digal, with to different ends, for humidity and temp, but I have to move it around to check my whole encloser, but it is very important to make sure this is working correctly,
 

Foster

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The substrate looks a litte dry , what is your humidity at, his food bowl, is a flipping danger, a flat bowl would be better, the stairs are not good for babies, and the tiles maybe better under the feeding area,to help him not to eat the substrate, looks pretty good though, I had the same gauge, they end up sticking after a little while, I use a digal, with to different ends, for humidity and temp, but I have to move it around to check my whole encloser, but it is very important to make sure this is working correctly,
I feed him on tiles the others just have water the little one is a danger? And yeh I do need to add moisture humidity on cool side is 60% warm side 50 %
 

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Welcome to TFO!

It's a great place to learn about tortoises...read lots and ask any questions that occur to you; these are smart and helpful people.

Jamie
 

RaeLee

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I really like your set up so you just have it open which is different.
 

jeneliza

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I feed him on tiles the others just have water the little one is a danger? And yeh I do need to add moisture humidity on cool side is 60% warm side 50 %
Yes the little dish , however I after looking again it is different then what I thought it was, the dish how ever is high on the sides /or looks to be, and could also make it hard to drink from, when he gets bigger the dish would be okay, I have a similar one, but mine is bigger than my hands now, she's 11 14,, they grow fast, so you be able to use it later on, most people use the clay pot bottoms, the saucer, and fill it with water, so they can bath in it and drink from it, but it's a very good set up,
 
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jeneliza

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The blue tray, is great for water if it's deep enough for water, the other dish probably isn't needed yet, if it's only for water, and you are using the blue lid for water also,
 

jeneliza

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haha yes, i like their size. everything about them.
I love to have a sulcata, but living in Michigan, and not having the means or money to build an encloser, that they need, to live outside here, it wouldn't be fair, I always be keeping it in a room in my house, and they deserve better living conditions then I can afford to provide right now, so I can't have one, because I know better,
 
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