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by Ripley19
17 Nov 2018, 09:58
Forum: Enclosures
Topic: New Baby Tortoise
Replies: 11
Views: 3930

Re: New Baby Tortoise

Thank you everyone for your advice I have spoken to the pet shop who are happy to exchange Barry’s home. However as we have cats and my dads a joiner we have decided to adapt the cage and make some mesh doors instead but have been given store credit to spend on anything else we should need. As we ar...
by Ripley19
14 Nov 2018, 17:39
Forum: Enclosures
Topic: New Baby Tortoise
Replies: 11
Views: 3930

Re: New Baby Tortoise

Thank you so much will contact the pet shop tomorrow. I did buy a thermostat and have set the probe near the ground as was worried about it being too hot. My thermometer says 30-35 one side and 20 the other side so does appear to have a cooler side. I have positioned the lamp so it was well in one c...
by Ripley19
14 Nov 2018, 14:53
Forum: Enclosures
Topic: New Baby Tortoise
Replies: 11
Views: 3930

Re: New Baby Tortoise

Thank you for your reply. I’m gutted as spent a fortune on a viv as was advised to get one by the shop. I will have to make some doors with mesh in and change it. Perhaps stick a cardboard barrier for now so he has air but can’t get out. Was told I needed to spray water twice daily to keep the area ...
by Ripley19
14 Nov 2018, 13:30
Forum: Enclosures
Topic: New Baby Tortoise
Replies: 11
Views: 3930

New Baby Tortoise

Hi I’ve just bought myself a baby Hermanns Tortoise who was hatched in 2017. I had a tortoise as a child but keeping them is so different now. Barry (AKA The Flash) has settled in well eating and drinking and loves a tickle under the chin. I want to make sure his set up is right and that I give him ...