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#57452 Newbie & Loads Of Questions!

Posted by mildredsmam on 04 June 2013 - 03:14 AM

hi loola,

welcome to the forum. :)

its good that your doing some research in to your new torts care, who's lovely by the way.

every one on the forum is very friendly and happy to help so any questions just ask.

did you get any paper's with the tortoise, as this will have species on. ;)

#57440 Little Elvis Has Left The Building!

Posted by mildredsmam on 03 June 2013 - 04:41 PM

lovely picture's Elaine, they'll be no stopping him now. :)

#57430 Getting Worried Now!

Posted by mildredsmam on 03 June 2013 - 11:34 AM

that's good to hear Elaine. :)

#56832 Hello New To The Forum

Posted by mildredsmam on 21 April 2013 - 09:57 AM

H could you help me out with choosing a heat bulb I have been looking at an infared one as in the classroom another bright light would be too distracting

hi you need to use a bright light, infared bulbs are no good for tortoises, you need the table to be as light as possible.

you can just use a household spot bulb that you get from asda, morrisons etc for a couple of pounds.

then just have the lamp at the right height so you have a basking temp of 32. :)

#56796 Hello New To The Forum

Posted by mildredsmam on 19 April 2013 - 03:47 AM

hi welcome to the forum. :)

heat mats are no good for tortoises as they need the heat to come from above, so I would remove it as soon as you can.

when you do your new table its best to have your heat bulb and uv at the same end, they both need to be left on for 12 hours then turn them off they don't need any heat at night.

hope that helps. :)

#56580 Greetings From A Very Proud Hermann Owner.

Posted by mildredsmam on 04 April 2013 - 03:54 PM

hi welcome to the forum. :)

archie and dolly are lovely.

#56240 Newbie - Hello From Dorset

Posted by mildredsmam on 02 March 2013 - 04:32 AM

hi martin no theres not a FAQ section, but you can always ask as many questions as you need to, or theres always the search function to use. :)

#56234 I Do Like A Good Book...

Posted by mildredsmam on 01 March 2013 - 10:31 AM

hi martin here you go  http://www.hermann-t...c=7958&hl=books.

ive got the book naturalistic keeping and breeding of hermanns tortoise which is brilliant.

hope that helps. :)

#55489 Yey Im Nearly A Nurse :-)

Posted by mildredsmam on 03 December 2012 - 08:25 PM

im sure you will pass and do a brilliant job :)
best of luck

#52822 My Indoor Enclosures

Posted by mildredsmam on 14 July 2012 - 03:56 AM

hi paula in the horsfields there a spider plant and a yucca plant they,ve been in there ages,there in pots under the soil when i soak the soil i just water them they,ve lasted really well theres 1 artifical in there :) now the hermanns is another story they have a couple of artificial in theres and did have a yucca which they just climbed all over and killed it the plants in the picture are no longer there cause they,ve ate them :angry: they still need finishing off a little bit but im pleased with them :)

#52818 My Indoor Enclosures

Posted by mildredsmam on 13 July 2012 - 04:56 AM

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#51675 Hermann Tortoise Breeders In Scotland

Posted by mildredsmam on 27 May 2012 - 01:37 PM

hi simon welcome to the forum :) bruce lives in scotland he sells hermanns not sure how far he is from you ill pm you his email :)