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In Topic: Going On Holiday During Wind Down What To Do For The Best.

17 September 2017 - 05:01 PM

In which area are you located?

In Topic: Keeping Tortoises With A Weakened Immune System

04 September 2017 - 08:24 PM

Hi Flora
I got my two babies from Wizzasmum last year in August 2016. If you would like I can list on this thread the equipment and substrate I got for the indoor enclosure set-up of my two little ones. I can also post some pictures of their indoor enclosure they live in when it is not spring/summer.
Please let me know if you would like that.

In Topic: Hermann Tortoise Newbie

11 August 2017 - 05:39 PM

Hi Colin


I have added a link with some basics on husbandry for Hermann tortoises and that I provided about 3 months ago on the forum. It is about enclosure, substrate, food, supplement, hydration, poop & urates, thermometer, daily cleaning of enclosure etc. You might find it useful for your daily routine with the baby tortoise you plan to acquire.



If you have not bought a heat lamp yet, the recommended brand is Megaray. 

The bulb to buy is a 100MW that provides UV + HEAT together +  the dome which directs all the heat and UV down into the enclosure for optimal input. Megaray sells the two together Link: http://www.megaray.c...-kit-p-561.html


Here is the link of a very good recommended book to pick the right weeds and flowers that grow in the UK and are edible.



Also a link if you are interested to grow various pants and flowers for your tortoise, it is a special mix based on what torts eat in their natural land in the Med. But if you grow, Tortoises have to eat fully grown weeds, not young plants/shoots.



Also a fantastic book on how to keep tortoises in a naturalistic way. This book help the keepers to understand tortoises and how to let them be and live like tortoises.


Please could you post some pictures of your enclosure?


Please if you have any questions on what do put in the enclosure for enrichment and stimulation, the set-up and where things should be positioned etc., don't hesitate to ask.


Also when your baby tortoise arrives, please do not hesitate to ask questions about temperature, food quantity, behaviour etc.


Thank you

In Topic: Tortoise Table Question

31 July 2017 - 11:03 AM



I order for us to help you and not make assumptions based on the information you provided, 

  • Please could you attached a link of the tortoise table you are asking the question about?
  • How big / how old is/are your tortoise(s)?
  • Do you have pictures of the tortoise(s)?
  • Do you know the specie?

Thank you very much

In Topic: Photobucket

02 July 2017 - 03:15 PM

Yes me too, I have the same thing but only when on my laptop or ipad, not on my phone. I have to highlight the texts in the posts in order yo be able to read to them fully.