enclosure baby tortoise desert

  1. Richardidn

    Got 2 sulcata babies, 1 got runny nose often help

    So I got 2 sulcata babies, poki and poro, live together on 1 enclosure (70x50cm). I managed to get around 80 % humidity and 33° C temp on cool side and around 45° C on basking zone, I try to get lower humidity now since poki always get runny nose almost every month. I'm so confused on why only...
  2. Y

    Another update to my enclosure! All feedback is welcome :)

    Sorry I can’t figure out how to update my last thread to show you guys. I wanted an update on temperatures and how it’s looking now :) I’m going to be purchasing some bark to keep the coco fiber out of his water bowl and also buying 2 terra cotta planter bottoms. You guys have been so amazing to...
  3. Richardidn

    Help ! Moving my baby sulcata to ventilated chamber

    Hi, I'm planning to move my baby sulcata (6,5 cm ish) from a open top torto table to a ventilated chamber since its been raining hard and the weather is getting cold. The main reason is it's humid and windy where I live (North Jakarta) and my baby is just recently recovered from RI (runny...
  4. M

    New Baby Egyptian Tortoise Owner Looking for Suggestions/Advice

    Hello everyone! I am a new tortoise owner and after researching for a while, I decided to get an Egyptian Tortoise a while ago. I’ve now had Milo (short for Meiolania, a turtle from the Pleistocene epoch. I’m a bit of a nerd) for two weeks and he seems to be doing really well! I would love some...
  5. lionheartHC

    Sulcata hatchling enclousure? (DIY help!)

    Hey everyone, I've received some tremendous information on this forum and could not be happier! I'm now to a point that my office is my dedicated hatchling room and boy is it hot in there.. The room is kept around 80-85F with the rest of the house being air conditioned. I know humidity is a big...
  6. Domm

    Enclosure Check, Substrate Turning Black?

    Hello, I have had an Eastern Hermanns Hatchling for about a week now, he is only a little over a month old. I am keeping his enclosure damp for humidity and it never drops below 65% the temp is usually 80-90 during the day and around 73F at night. I noticed pieces of the substrate are turning...
  7. Torta21

    (New Owner) Help, is this set up good for my baby Sulcata baby!

    His enclosure is fry wood and the dimensions are 38inch (L) x 24inch (W). His temperature is always around 80+ and his humidity in his closed chamber is usually around 70-80%, I use coconut coir mixed with Orchard bark. I live in SoCal, around the inland empire valley so it’s usually not lower...
  8. S

    Confused newbie.. would love advice please!

    I’m sorry for the length of this... would be so grateful for advice. My family has just agreed to take in a baby sulcata as we have always wanted one, and the other family changed their mind. We got her yesterday. She arrived cold, and has a little runny nose. She’s eating spring mix really...
  9. T

    Texas Tortoise hatchling Enclosure

    Hi! Today we found a hatchling in the garden, almost the size of a bottle cap, it is a Texan Tortoise. I have some questions of how and where should I keep it, since I have some options. I have this plastic box which is 8in x13.5in and tall enough, I can seal it with a lid to keep it humid, but...
  10. Tanyabobanya

    Help please still not sure about enclosure

    hello all, This will be a redundant question and I have read up on here and online but my head is dizzy from differing opinions. I have two desert tortoises who are 3 months old now. Glass tanks- yes or no? Ive read arguments for both. They are in a glass tank now. I read somewhere that to...
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