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by Melvintort
30 Jun 2020, 15:44
Forum: General Tortoise Care
Topic: Sleeping advice
Replies: 12
Views: 1721

Re: Sleeping advice

He’s not to bad now we’ve changed his enclosure a little. We removed a bedroom compartment that came with the setup to open it up a little as he was always in there, we have put a humid hide in - although he went in for the first few days and hasn’t been in since. We did a worm check which came back...
by Melvintort
05 Jun 2020, 16:27
Forum: General Tortoise Care
Topic: Sleeping advice
Replies: 12
Views: 1721

Re: Sleeping advice

Thanks for the info, I have put a bit of foil around so it’s no so “in your face now”. It looks much better and has focused the light better. It hasn’t altered the heat at shell level so that’s good.
by Melvintort
03 Jun 2020, 20:05
Forum: General Tortoise Care
Topic: Sleeping advice
Replies: 12
Views: 1721

Re: Sleeping advice

Thanks Lin, yes it is a combined lamp. The pic is a little deceiving as the lamp is down at one end. I’ve done the temps and the one under the lamp is 31 degrees and in the sleeping area it’s 25. I’m going to purchase a better temp probe as this one isn’t the best. Saying all this he has been out an...
by Melvintort
03 Jun 2020, 13:59
Forum: General Tortoise Care
Topic: Sleeping advice
Replies: 12
Views: 1721

Re: Sleeping advice

He’s actually still asleep from this morning. The temp in the cool part is 25, not sure how to cool it down any further?
by Melvintort
03 Jun 2020, 11:44
Forum: General Tortoise Care
Topic: Sleeping advice
Replies: 12
Views: 1721

Sleeping advice

Hi after a little advice, we picked our tortoise up several days ago, he/she is 8 months old. How often do they sleep? Melvin is always sleeping. We will wake him and bath him in the morning, show him to his plate of weeds and flowers but he’s not interested and will just go back into his bedroom an...