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Forum: Housing 12-03-2018, 10:12 PM
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Posted By Frazer31383
Yeah that's what I thought, that's why I've ended...

Yeah that's what I thought, that's why I've ended up with 6 "spares" for my 2 lamp set up :-D
Forum: Housing 12-03-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,830
Posted By Frazer31383
Cheap halogen heat lamps

Just to add to the post, Homebase are selling 120W PAR 38 halogen spot lights for 2. Have recently bought another 3 to add to the 3 I bought late last summer. Believe they are also selling the 80W...
Forum: Housing 07-12-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,141
Posted By Frazer31383
If you are considering spending that much then...

If you are considering spending that much then personally I would have a look at a custom made Tortoise table from http://www.petandtortoiseworld.co.uk/store/c3/Tortoise_Tables.html The sides are a...
Forum: Where to Buy and Bargains 28-05-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,502
Posted By Frazer31383
Thanks Bev! Have added to my watch list and...

Thanks Bev!

Have added to my watch list and will check measurements of existing enclosure to see if it fits and will hopefully put a bid in.

Thanks again for the heads up! :-D
Forum: General Discussion 03-12-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 352
Posted By Frazer31383
My 2 are called Shelby and Liz and it turns out...

My 2 are called Shelby and Liz and it turns out they are both boys! Doesn't really matter to us though that one has a female name, Shelby is a unisex name anyway.
Forum: Pictures 21-11-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 701
Posted By Frazer31383
Lovely looking torts!

Lovely looking torts!
Forum: Mediterranean Tortoises - Information & Questions 15-11-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 354
Posted By Frazer31383
Congratulations on your new arrivals! Will you be...

Congratulations on your new arrivals! Will you be posting the video online so we can see? :D
Forum: Breeding and Incubation 05-10-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 333
Posted By Frazer31383
eggciting surely????? :lol:

eggciting surely????? :lol:
Forum: Mediterranean Tortoises - Information & Questions 02-10-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,232
Posted By Frazer31383
I can see what you mean there. I personally...

I can see what you mean there. I personally haven't changed the heat or light as yet but have noticed lately that they are eating less and not moving around so much and spending the majority of their...
Forum: Mediterranean Tortoises - Information & Questions 02-10-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,232
Posted By Frazer31383
So this is normal then? Was starting to worry...

So this is normal then? Was starting to worry that I had started something! :x

I appreciate everyones input however varying it might be. I'm not the sort of person who would take one point of view...
Forum: Mediterranean Tortoises - Information & Questions 25-09-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,232
Posted By Frazer31383
Thank you all for your advice, it is very...

Thank you all for your advice, it is very reassuring. I will start to wind them down towards end of October then and aim to have them hibernating by the end of November.
Forum: Mediterranean Tortoises - Information & Questions 23-09-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,232
Posted By Frazer31383
Thank you Sandy. My two are Hermanns.At...

Thank you Sandy.

My two are Hermanns.At present one is 254g and the other is 286g so I should be ok to hibernate for 12 weeks provided everything is ok and they don't have a big weight loss?
...
Forum: Mediterranean Tortoises - Information & Questions 22-09-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,232
Posted By Frazer31383
A couple of questions on hibernation

I thought I had done lots of reading up on hibernation as this will be the first time we have done it, and I believe the first time our 2 would have been hibernated, but I am still unsure about a...
Forum: Identification/Sexing. 18-08-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,557
Posted By Frazer31383
Yeah got my attention aswell! :-) They look...

Yeah got my attention aswell! :-)

They look hideous though, but at least I will know what tortoise genitals look like when they decide to whip them out!
Forum: Evolving Husbandry 16-08-2013, 11:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,110
Posted By Frazer31383
I would try Swell Reptiles...

I would try Swell Reptiles (http://www.reptiles.swelluk.com/) in future as they were great with returns when I had a problem with my Arcadia Halogen basking lamp last month. I know that doesn't help...
Forum: Mediterranean Tortoises - Information & Questions 16-08-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 702
Posted By Frazer31383
Mine were the same when I put them out in the hot...

Mine were the same when I put them out in the hot weather at end of June/beginning of July. They just buried themselves and stayed buried until one night I started to worry and was out there at 10.30...
Forum: Identification/Sexing. 02-08-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By Frazer31383
Thanks Danny! :-) I really hope you are...

Thanks Danny! :-)

I really hope you are right and there is the chance of some babies in the future! :-)
Forum: Mediterranean Tortoises - Information & Questions 02-08-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 381
Posted By Frazer31383
Animals can be such funny creatures sometimes! ...

Animals can be such funny creatures sometimes!

Our female ShihTzu was the same when we first got our male kitten! She also used to do the same to my daughters leg when she was wearing her Onesie...
Forum: Mediterranean Tortoises - Information & Questions 02-08-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 291
Posted By Frazer31383
I have 2 torts, 18 months and 2 years. One of...

I have 2 torts, 18 months and 2 years. One of them always sleeps in the hide but the other sleeps in the corner near the light, sometimes he will go to sleep there while they are still on, other...
Forum: Identification/Sexing. 02-08-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By Frazer31383
Hi Dan When we weighed and measured them...

Hi Dan

When we weighed and measured them last Sunday; Liz (top pic) was 10.1cm and 216g and Shelby was 10.7cm and 254g.

Frazer
Forum: Mediterranean Tortoises - Information & Questions 02-08-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 381
Posted By Frazer31383
Thanks Sandy. That is interesting to know. I...

Thanks Sandy. That is interesting to know. I think they have plenty of space at the moment as they share a 4ft by 2ft table when inside and have a 7ft by 5ft outdoor enclosure. I have also just...
Forum: Mediterranean Tortoises - Information & Questions 02-08-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 381
Posted By Frazer31383
Thank you all.... Have to say I'm a bit...

Thank you all....

Have to say I'm a bit disappointed but knew deep down anyway. Any ideas why he is doing it and why the other tort is so accepting of him doing it, despite being older and larger?
Forum: Identification/Sexing. 02-08-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By Frazer31383
Question Both males?

Are these both males as the younger one has been mounting the older and bigger (bottom pic) tortoise lately?

http://www.shelledwarriors.co.uk/forum/picture.php?albumid=700&pictureid=4486
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Forum: Mediterranean Tortoises - Information & Questions 02-08-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 381
Posted By Frazer31383
Is this normal? Could they be male & female?

I know that a couple of people have asked the same thing recently, but our younger Hermann Liz (male we think) has been humping her older brother Shelby.
I have read in other posts that this may be...
Forum: Housing 23-07-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,856
Posted By Frazer31383
Thanks John, and thanks for all your help and...

Thanks John, and thanks for all your help and info!
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