Built a Tortoise table out of quarantine boredom.

samsooka

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Hi Everyone,

I’ve been lurking around this forum for a little bit now, and glad that I found this forum! Over this past weekend my friend and I built a tortoise table / media set up to replace my tortoises old enclosure (cement mixer lol). Don’t mind the uvb bulb sticking out of the clamp on, I am waiting for a a mercury vapor bulb to come in.
 

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iAmCentrochelys sulcata

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Good job man! i me suggestion get rid of the Fake plants! that enclosure looks great some real ones would be great and look WAYY better and the log with the rock as well get some real logs they’ll make it look Wayy better keep humidity high in there too

very nice Enclosure
btw what’s up with those Hats and sprays?
 

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Good job man! i me suggestion get rid of the Fake plants! that enclosure looks great some real ones would be great and look WAYY better and the log with the rock as well get some real logs they’ll make it look Wayy better keep humidity high in there too

very nice Enclosure!

thank you! I have a few plants coming in, and I want to wait until all of this chaos is over so I can go to an aquarium store to find some nice driftwood.
Also, I usually spray it down in the morning, and spray the moss under his hide. Should I be spraying it more often?
 

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thank you! I have a few plants coming in, and I want to wait until all of this chaos is over so I can go to an aquarium store to find some nice driftwood.
Also, I usually spray it down in the morning, and spray the moss under his hide. Should I be spraying it more often?
Wow that is beautiful! He has plenty of space to explore great job!
 

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One thing that would bother me.. the light would distract me from watching the game.. wait there are no games ?
 
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LasTortugasNinja

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Wow. I built my enclosure this weekend too... must be something in the air besides covid19.
 

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One thing that would bother me.. the light would distract me from watching the game.. wait there are no games ?

Hah! The light doesn’t bother me much, being that I don’t get home from work until after his lights are off..wait I don’t have work ?.


Crush Da Baum Thank you!


LasTartugasNinja that’s awesome and, yes boredom is in the air
 

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One thing that would bother me.. the light would distract me from watching the game.. wait there are no games ?
Yes there are? Lots of games from the 90's, the 2000's, and even a few from just a few years ago!
 

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thank you! I have a few plants coming in, and I want to wait until all of this chaos is over so I can go to an aquarium store to find some nice driftwood.
Also, I usually spray it down in the morning, and spray the moss under his hide. Should I be spraying it more often?
you should get some squash seeds and cat grass and plant it. also don’t use Moss they could eat it
just put a bucket of water on the hide and everywhere else. in my experience Hermmans are less likely to start pyraminding. try spraying the shell at least 2 times a day and soak everyday for 15-25 minutes.
 

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you should get some squash seeds and cat grass and plant it. also don’t use Moss they could eat it
just put a bucket of water on the hide and everywhere else. in my experience Hermmans are less likely to start pyraminding. try spraying the shell at least 2 times a day and soak everyday for 15-25 minutes.

I’ve been soaking him everyday since I got him (January) and I spray down the area everyday as mentioned and every week in a half or so I’ll pour water if I feel the substrate under is dry. Sorry I also didn’t mean real moss, but sphagnum. Is cat grass the same and wheat grass? I have some wheat grass seeds that I was going to plant. Thank you again
 

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I’ve been soaking him everyday since I got him (January) and I spray down the area everyday as mentioned and every week in a half or so I’ll pour water if I feel the substrate under is dry. Sorry I also didn’t mean real moss, but sphagnum. Is cat grass the same and wheat grass? I have some wheat grass seeds that I was going to plant. Thank you again
i believe they are im not really sure, but they are both safe cat and wheatgrass. you should also replace the UVB but i guess you know already right?
 
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