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What species?
Posted: 15/10/2014 by emmzyf

Hi there. Can anyone help me with the species of my gorgeous Tiddles. Thanks in advance. 

Re: What species?
Posted: 16/10/2014 by Tom


Testudo ibera.

It's carapace is quite deformed. 

Click on "The Tortoise…." box to download a Caresheet. This will advise you about a more suitable diet, supplements, UVB lighting, etc..

Hibernation & a large outdoor enclosure (15sqm min.) can be considered.


Re: What species?
Posted: 17/10/2014 by emmzyf

Thanks Tom. Why do you this he is deformed? 

He is approx 5 years old. We have re homed him. 

Re: What species?
Posted: 18/10/2014 by Tom

That's ok Emm,

He is bumpy & should be smooth, but it could be far worse. It's caused  by poor diet & poss. lack of uvb light before you had him.

With your improved diet & lighting, his new growth will be far smoother.

Best wishes,


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