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  1. #1

    Default 1 years growth on my Hermanns Tortoise called Wizzle


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    So I took these photos last march and this march as a rough comparison. I was blown away to be honest, this little guy was hatched 2010 and I feel like with the proper husbandry they can be beautiful little creatures, even in climates like mines. Apologies that he hasnt had a was in this years pics so he looks a little grubby, to compensate I will post a picture or two that I took of him today!!

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    My therapist says I need a bigger tank . . . . .

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    To make up for his grubby state this was today

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    My therapist says I need a bigger tank . . . . .

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    A very pretty boy!...is it true that you can gauge the age of tortoises/turtles by counting the bottom plates of the shell?
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    Scotti he looks great. A year old and no pyramiding of his shell, I am impressed.
    If it's called tourist season why can't I shoot them?
    Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes that reason is you are stupid and make bad decisions.

    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    A moderator on a fish forum should be able to identify an oscar... Don't you think?


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    Quote Originally Posted by mommy1 View Post
    Scotti he looks great. A year old and no pyramiding of his shell, I am impressed.
    Huh?...that's a Hermanns turtle, not an Egyptian one.
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    lol Slap. When tortoises don't get the proper nutrition, light, and/or humidity they need their shells pyramid. Sometimes it's so bad the animal can't walk anymore. Google pyramid tortoise shell and you will see what it is.
    If it's called tourist season why can't I shoot them?
    Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes that reason is you are stupid and make bad decisions.

    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    A moderator on a fish forum should be able to identify an oscar... Don't you think?


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    Great looking Tortoise, Scottish! Very beautiful specimen.

    Glad to see you around here again. Where'd you disappear to?
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    Quote Originally Posted by mommy1 View Post
    lol Slap. When tortoises don't get the proper nutrition, light, and/or humidity they need their shells pyramid. Sometimes it's so bad the animal can't walk anymore. Google pyramid tortoise shell and you will see what it is.
    Oh, I see...thanks for the info
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    Oh, I see...thanks for the info
    I didn't know that either. Learn something new every day. The spice of life!
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    yeah he is actually almost 4 years old Mommy, just the growth was just from last year to this year.

    been uber busy with university kevin, exam stress!!!
    My therapist says I need a bigger tank . . . . .

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