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by tots1
29 May 2020, 20:47
Forum: Mediterranean Species
Topic: Aggressive Hermanns
Replies: 2
Views: 13

Re: Aggressive Hermanns

Hi, thanks for the response. Nigel started life identifying as a Barbara but after scrutiny was pronounced a Nigel. We are letting him ramble out side, will bathe religiously and will don footwear. Many thanks, Tim.
by tots1
29 May 2020, 18:02
Forum: Mediterranean Species
Topic: Aggressive Hermanns
Replies: 2
Views: 13

Aggressive Hermanns

Hi, Nigel is approx. 8 yrs old. He has all of a sudden over the last month become quite aggressive, trying to bite us and when allowed to roam the house, will try to attack our feet, moving as fast as he can. He is also off his food. Any advice welcome. Many thanks Tim
by tots1
05 May 2019, 08:13
Forum: Mediterranean Species
Topic: Very sleepy Hermanns
Replies: 10
Views: 2491

Re: Very sleepy Hermanns

Thank you
by tots1
04 May 2019, 21:51
Forum: Mediterranean Species
Topic: Very sleepy Hermanns
Replies: 10
Views: 2491

Re: Very sleepy Hermanns

Hi, my mistake, I was looking at the wrong box, it is a mercury vapour D3 basking lamp, 160 watts uva and uvb and infra red heat by arcadia.
by tots1
04 May 2019, 20:31
Forum: Mediterranean Species
Topic: Very sleepy Hermanns
Replies: 10
Views: 2491

Re: Very sleepy Hermanns

Temp at floor level is approx. 30 and top of shell height is 31.4 approx. He has had his bath and is a nice clean boy and has done is business on the carpet! He is quite lively at the moment. I will have a look at ceramic lighting tomorrow and if the weather is warm enough a trip to the garden, a tr...
by tots1
04 May 2019, 19:32
Forum: Mediterranean Species
Topic: Very sleepy Hermanns
Replies: 10
Views: 2491

Re: Very sleepy Hermanns

Hi, my lighting consists of a 45watt uv heat lamp, temp 30-32 deg during day time and an ir lamp for night, putting out 22-24 deg. He was in a filthy vivarium when he arrived which could suggest possible parasite problems, also I have a boston fern in the run area which he doesn't really touch and s...
by tots1
04 May 2019, 08:54
Forum: Mediterranean Species
Topic: Very sleepy Hermanns
Replies: 10
Views: 2491

Very sleepy Hermanns

Hi everyone, I am new to this website and am in need of some guidance please. I rehomed a 7 yr old Hermanns tortoise approx. 2 months ago. He was in a bit of a state, so we have fed him properly, made a massive indoor table and bathed him regularly as he was filthy. He became energetic and whizzed a...