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by Steff1bee
23 Jan 2019, 21:20
Forum: Mediterranean Species
Topic: First time hibernating marginated
Replies: 10
Views: 2679

Re: First time hibernating marginated

Sorry - just seen the last bit.

He's 6 years, 440g and I was planning on 8 weeks. I know it's not very long but it's his first time, and mine, so I don't want to risk leaving it much longer.
by Steff1bee
23 Jan 2019, 21:17
Forum: Mediterranean Species
Topic: First time hibernating marginated
Replies: 10
Views: 2679

Re: First time hibernating marginated

Firstly I just want to thank you both for being such present members of this forum. This website is like my bible and it's down to your hard work and enthusiasm so thank you, thank you, thank you. I honestly don't know what I'd do without your words of tortoise wisdom! I'm pretty sure he's done this...
by Steff1bee
23 Jan 2019, 19:53
Forum: Mediterranean Species
Topic: First time hibernating marginated
Replies: 10
Views: 2679

Re: First time hibernating marginated

Hi, I've followed all the instructions for hibernation and the torts went in the fridge for the first day yesterday after a 4 week wind down period. I've had a quick check on them today and it seems the bigger one has urinated. Should I carry on or take him out and over winter him?? Thanks in advanc...
by Steff1bee
24 Aug 2018, 22:28
Forum: Mediterranean Species
Topic: First time hibernating marginated
Replies: 10
Views: 2679

Re: First time hibernating marginated

Thank you so much for coming back to me with such an informative reply. I'll have a read over the documents you've sent and hopefully feel a bit more ready for my first hibernation this winter.

Thanks again,
Steph x
by Steff1bee
24 Aug 2018, 19:40
Forum: Mediterranean Species
Topic: First time hibernating marginated
Replies: 10
Views: 2679

First time hibernating marginated

Hello, I'm sorry if this has already been covered elsewhere, I've looked through the forum discussions and can't find an answer. I have 2 marginated tortoises, one who is 6 and one who is 2. I've had each of them since they were 1. I've never hibernated either as a "reptile specialist" in a shop onc...