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Choosing hide

Discussion in 'Sulcata tortoises' started by Pure Tortoise Power, Jan 10, 2019.

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  1. Pure Tortoise Power

    Pure Tortoise Power Active Member

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    Which hide is better for my sully? IMG_20190108_093727.jpeg IMG_20190102_191624_967.jpeg
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    The first one will last longer.
    Best,

    Mickey
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    I see, thanks for your advice
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    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 10 Year Member! Platinum Supporter

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    I like the second one because of the no-climb steep sides, however it's a bit small for him.
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    In my opinion, neither are good. Young tortoises their first few years need to be partially buried and/or pushed under something and do best with shell contact. I like to use a big plant with plenty of overhanging fronds. Leaf litter is a natural hide for baby tortoises as well.

    Here's' a few younger radiated as found in the wild. See what they choose:

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