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  1. Default Our New Tortoise!!!


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    My wife and I have wanted a Leopard Tortoise for quite a while now and have been talking with a breeder to make sure we were ready to bring her home. Needless to say, we finally picked her up at the Hamburg Reptile show yesterday! Now introducing...Nahla!



    -Jordan
    Gar connaisseur

    Predatory Tank:
    20" Tropical Gar, 18" Florida Gar, 20" Longnose Gar,
    17" Ornate Bichir, 25" Silver Arowana, 16" Bowfin, 15" Giant Gourami

    16" Male Dovii

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    Aint she gorgeous
    My therapist says I need a bigger tank . . . . .

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    Quote Originally Posted by ScottishFish
    Aint she gorgeous
    Thanks! We absolutely love her!
    -Jordan
    Gar connaisseur

    Predatory Tank:
    20" Tropical Gar, 18" Florida Gar, 20" Longnose Gar,
    17" Ornate Bichir, 25" Silver Arowana, 16" Bowfin, 15" Giant Gourami

    16" Male Dovii

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    I've never seen anything like that before. Very cool!
    8 tanks running now:
    1x 220 gallon, 2x55 gallon, 1x40 gallon long, 1x29 gallon, 1x20 gallon long, 1x5.5 gallon, 1x2 gallon
    Gouramis, barbs, rasboras, plecos, corys, tetras, fancy guppies, swordtails, ottos, rainbow shark, upside-down catfish, snails, and Max and Sparkles the bettas.

  5. #5

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    Wow...she's absolutely gorgeous!

    Will she stay those colours as she matures?
    55 g Goldfish Tank - 5 Fancies, 2 Dojos
    25 g Tropical Tank - Celestial Pearl Danio/Mixed

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    So cute. You guys are really making me want one.

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    She is gorgeous. Ive never heard of leopard tortoises... how big do they get?

    Ive always wanted a tortoise, but Im a bit worried what will happen to it after I die.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Aeonflame
    Ive always wanted a tortoise, but Im a bit worried what will happen to it after I die.

    Haha, +1. I don't want my pet outliving me, just weirds me out for some reason.

    Beautiful animal though, I've never seen a tortoise patterned like that before. Its looks like the kind of thing that would be expensive lol
    "At some point you aren't making the animal more dead...You are just making a bigger mess." - Demjor19

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    That is a nice looking one. What are you feeding? What light do you use?
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    Thanks everyone! Leopard Tortoises are smaller than their cousin, the Sulcata. They generally stay under 100lbs. Her color should pretty much stay the same.

    I'll update on her once she settles in.
    -Jordan
    Gar connaisseur

    Predatory Tank:
    20" Tropical Gar, 18" Florida Gar, 20" Longnose Gar,
    17" Ornate Bichir, 25" Silver Arowana, 16" Bowfin, 15" Giant Gourami

    16" Male Dovii

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