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[split] My new aldabra tortoises

Discussion in 'Aldabra tortoises' started by Magdrive, Nov 12, 2012.

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  1. Yellow Turtle

    Yellow Turtle Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    That's one great aldabra house! We need your aldabra pictures too :D
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    Insulation and receptacle boxes in.

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    Magdrive Member 5 Year Member

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    Tortoise pics

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    Nice pictures. Looks like they developing very nice and smooth as well.
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    wellington Well-Known Member Moderator 5 Year Member Tortoise Club

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    I just noticed your torts are over ten pounds, wow. How old are they? You only got them last fall right? How long are they now?
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  7. Magdrive

    Magdrive Member 5 Year Member

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    Got them last fall at 2 1/2 pounds. Not sure of age. One is over
    9 pounds and the other is just a little under 9 pounds.
    I'll have to measure. They are at least 10 inches.




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    wellington Well-Known Member Moderator 5 Year Member Tortoise Club

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    Wow and they were 4 inches right when you got them. I know that's the smallest that Chris sells them at. That's 6 inches or more in less then a year. That's some fast growing? or is that average? Greg?
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    Thats faster than my sulcatas growth.
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    More pics of tortoise barn. Working on leopard tortoise terrarium. Duddlebug chilling in corner.

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    My largest is 12 inches long, 11 1/2 pounds now. Smaller one is 9 1/2 inches long 9 1/2 pounds. They are growing like weeds...
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    Thank you for posting all this info. Very interesting to see their growth.

    I contacted Chris for possible hatching in the future. Not easy to get.
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    Magdrive Member 5 Year Member

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    Ok folks, My largest is 13 inches and 16 1/2 pounds now. The other is 12 inches and about 15 pounds.
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    wellington Well-Known Member Moderator 5 Year Member Tortoise Club

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    Really and no pics? You should have learned by now:p:rolleyes:
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    Seriously? no pics! That's why we look at these posts! Great house by the way, but post some pics! We can't stand it!
    Seriously? no pics! That's why we look at these posts! Great house by the way, but post some pics! We can't stand it! Also, if I can put in another request ;) It is very interesting to me at least if you could provide the age when you share the current size. I could not find the age of yours in your thread. Are they 2 years old? The first pics you shared were in Oct '12? Were they 6 months then? Thanks much and I can't wait for more!
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    I know, I need updated pics. I'm guessing they are two years old. They were 6 inches long when I got them. I've had them two winters or two Octobers up to now. I'll get some pics this weekend.
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    Here some pics.

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    They look great. Thanks for the pics
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    * Nice pictures, they look great!
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