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Forum: Mediterranean Tortoises - Information & Questions 15-09-2019, 08:12 PM
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Posted By Gordon
I have used it in the past but it's not for...

I have used it in the past but it's not for tortoises to be honest.
It's to dry and if gets eaten can cause compaction and if it gets wet will produce mold spores.
Go for top soil or as I use a...
Forum: Mediterranean Tortoises - Information & Questions 15-09-2019, 06:55 PM
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Views: 666
Posted By Gordon
I kept mine on a very gritty type of sand and did...

I kept mine on a very gritty type of sand and did spray them once or twice a week and make sure she has a water supply.
As for an indoor tortoise some will say no such thing but sometimes in the...
Forum: Mediterranean Tortoises - Information & Questions 15-09-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 666
Posted By Gordon
Be careful when you put her out make sure its...

Be careful when you put her out make sure its warm and not on damp grass as mine were very susceptible to runny nose even on the warmest of days.
Which if your not careful will turn into a...
Forum: Mediterranean Tortoises - Information & Questions 14-09-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 666
Posted By Gordon
As you say clare it is illegal but unfortunately...

As you say clare it is illegal but unfortunately people get away with it and I'm sure that what ever equipment was sold the price was quite higher than normal.

But looking on the positive side it...
Forum: Mediterranean Tortoises - Information & Questions 14-09-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 666
Posted By Gordon
Nope I'm pretty sure that's what she is. They...

Nope I'm pretty sure that's what she is.
They like to be warm with a hot spot of 33. And night temps 18-25 or you will end up with runny nose
Forum: Mediterranean Tortoises - Information & Questions 14-09-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 666
Posted By Gordon
Ok the weight tells me adult female Tunisian...

Ok the weight tells me adult female Tunisian which do not hibernate.
Forum: Mediterranean Tortoises - Information & Questions 13-09-2019, 11:19 PM
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Views: 666
Posted By Gordon
Ok I'm thinking it's a Tunisian how heavy is she....

Ok I'm thinking it's a Tunisian how heavy is she.
Also did you get any paperwork with her.
Forum: General Discussion 13-09-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 6,225
Posted By Gordon
Emma if a few infections were my only problems I...

Emma if a few infections were my only problems I had to deal with I would feel a lot better than I do.
On top of my few problems I'm dealing with my father who as you know has dementia and is now in...
Forum: General Discussion 13-09-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 6,225
Posted By Gordon
I'm back there on Monday and then care is being...

I'm back there on Monday and then care is being transferred over this way at last as its costing a small fortune keep going over there.
But I'm not counting my chickens yet as I will be seeing...
Forum: General Discussion 13-09-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 6,225
Posted By Gordon
I'm crossing my fingers toes and anything else...

I'm crossing my fingers toes and anything else that I can at the moment.
I'm just so paranoid about getting another infection its starting to get to me now and I'm not sure how long I can keep a...
Forum: General Discussion 13-09-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 6,225
Posted By Gordon
I must admit when she was saying something didn't...

I must admit when she was saying something didn't look right I wasn't far from tears I was just thinking another infection which as ruffy tuffy as I am I think will tip me over the edge.
Forum: General Discussion 13-09-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 6,225
Posted By Gordon
Well Emma it started off as just a dressing...

Well Emma it started off as just a dressing change but sort of turned into an operation :lol:
The tissue viability nurse spotted something that didn't look right down in the depths so went and got a...
Forum: General Discussion 13-09-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 107
Posted By Gordon
Nice and warm in the hospital today :)

Nice and warm in the hospital today :)
Forum: Mediterranean Tortoises - Information & Questions 13-09-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 666
Posted By Gordon
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https://i.postimg.cc/ryjB99Bp/image2.jpg (https://postimg.cc/mhcpL72x)directions to bp gas station (https://gasstation-nearme.com/bp)
Forum: Mediterranean Tortoises - Information & Questions 13-09-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 666
Posted By Gordon
https://i.postimg.cc/QCDjWxKn/image3-1.jpg...

https://i.postimg.cc/QCDjWxKn/image3-1.jpg (https://postimg.cc/WF5BBVnM)
Forum: Mediterranean Tortoises - Information & Questions 12-09-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 666
Posted By Gordon
Have sent my email to you.:)

Have sent my email to you.:)
Forum: Pictures 11-09-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 502
Posted By Gordon
That makes two in the house.

That makes two in the house.
Forum: Mediterranean Tortoises - Information & Questions 10-09-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 666
Posted By Gordon
I would tread carefully with this tortoise if it...

I would tread carefully with this tortoise if it is so say 12-14 years old if it has never been on a table before it won't be happy also does it have the correct paperwork has it ever hibernated and...
Forum: Pictures 07-09-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 100
Posted By Gordon
Nice little surprise

We had a look in the incubator this morning and found this beautiful little pancake.

https://i.postimg.cc/GhJX4gz6/20190907-105932.jpg (https://postimg.cc/GHtFNQWj)...
Forum: General Discussion 07-09-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 6,225
Posted By Gordon
Ok I'm home and wow never want to go through that...

Ok I'm home and wow never want to go through that again.
I didn't eat anything all the time I was in there (8 days) apart from some soup on the first two days.
Then totally lost my appetite which...
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 6,225
Posted By Gordon
Forgotten about the hot flushes I'm still...

Forgotten about the hot flushes I'm still traumatized as till Thursday I dont now yet but I do know I'm going to struggle to let them touch it again.
As for sleep I really cant see me getting much...
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 6,225
Posted By Gordon
I have never experienced pain like that b4 . ...

I have never experienced pain like that b4 .
There were two sponges in there and as I suspect the dressing and sponge were stuck.
The nurses managed to get the first one out and as the one nurse...
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 6,225
Posted By Gordon
I'm really not looking forward to it Mary as I...

I'm really not looking forward to it Mary as I know it will hurt and they have just given me something to semi sedate me apparently which has mad me even more anxious.
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2019, 02:21 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 6,225
Posted By Gordon
2.15 am and sat here with a nebuliser so so...

2.15 am and sat here with a nebuliser so so bored. Been awake all night with the fan on sweating sat on the bed just in shorts and sexy white stockings while everyone else including all the nurses...
Forum: General Discussion 01-09-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 6,225
Posted By Gordon
My temp is up and down all day today more up than...

My temp is up and down all day today more up than down so now fave a fan going as they get worried here when it goes over 38 so I told them that was good as when I had the cellulitis it went up to...
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