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Horsefield driving me to insanity

Discussion in 'Russian tortoises' started by KayAlfGeo, Aug 6, 2018.

  1. KayAlfGeo

    KayAlfGeo New Member

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    Oh I forgot about this, thank you so much. I will have a look now! :-D
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    First order of business is to treat sand like a predator and keep your tort FAR away. I would also invest in a temp gun for the basking spot, they are pretty cheap. As for growth, they almost never grow at the same rate. Follow the dietary advice for your age of tort and all will likely be fine.
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    I will do, my coconut coir is on its way so as soon as it is delivered I will get it changed.

    Could anybody please be so kind and show me a photo of their current tortoise enclosure/vivarium? The temp has dropped here in England so I am looking at ways to adapt my tortoise table as a matter of urgency to allow the heat to stay in better, however I am interested to see somebody else’s set up. Is it true that tortoises become stressed in a vivarium due to the glass?

    Again, I can’t thank you all enough for your help
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    KayAlfGeo, I'd just like to mention that my room temperature is actually very close to 85 degrees Fahrenheit, it's about 83, give or take. :p
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