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#1 Access

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Posted 12 August 2014 - 11:13 AM

We've taken the plunge and are now the owners of a cool wee 2yr old Hermann called.................you guessed it Herman!

We did some research before getting into this but clearly not enough! :unsure2:  WOW there's a whole load of conflicting info out there. Therefore we have decided to stick here with you guys (and recomended sites) and work on the basis that as you are owners and breeders of them then your better placed to give balanced and tested info. Thanks.

Typically the weather has changed and the wee guy cant go outside until it warms up. Weve had him 3 days now and although he's in a makeshift table we'll be getting down to creating him a great habitat.

Amazon are now posting out a book recommended here, Naturalistic keeping and breeding of Hermann's Tortoises, also now purchased uv and heat lamp, thermometer and timer.

 

We'll get some photos of him and his home up soon. Thanks in advance for all the advice your going to give us  :winkgrin: 



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Posted 13 August 2014 - 03:30 AM

Hi Welcome to the forum. :)

You do have to be careful as there is a lot of conflicting advice out there that wont do your tortoise any good, it's best to get your information off keepers/ breeders who have the experience first hand. :)

You will find everyone very friendly on the forum and happy to help with any questions you have.

The book your talking about is a very good book, and you'll get loads of good information in there, there's a section on outdoor enclosures I found a good read.

You might also find this information useful.  http://www.tortsmad.com/hatchlings.htm

I am looking forward to seeing pictures of  Herman and hearing more about him. :)



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Posted 13 August 2014 - 09:28 PM

Hi There,

Welcome to the forum. Glad you found us. We are a friendly,helpful bunch. :)  You will get plenty of great advice here and make many new friends.

Look forward to hearing more about Herman :wub:  and seeing some pics. Hope you enjoy your stay. ;)

Take care.

Freddy :D



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Posted 18 August 2014 - 09:18 PM

DSC_5350.JPGDSC_5361.JPG Here's a couple of shots of Herman taken today, he's a cool wee character! Don't know if this is the correct place to post them though! Too late now...



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Posted 19 August 2014 - 02:51 PM

Hi Access, I can't see the pictures, if you would like to repost them it's fine to post them here or start a new post in the photo gallery section. :)






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