How can I stop my tortoise scratching the walls and glass

Bogulius

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Hello people I want to ask you for help can I somehow stop my tortoise for scratching the walls of his terarium he has a lot of space with white walls and three windows

Please help its sooo anoing

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Just put something on the glass 5 inches from the bottom up. Tape, paper, etc. When he can look out, he wants to go there.

Also make sure your temperatures are correct, to hot can make them do this.

How big is the enclosure? It might look big to you, but still too small.

What species? Russian?
 

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Just put something on the glass 5 inches from the bottom up. Tape, paper, etc. When he can look out, he wants to go there.

Also make sure your temperatures are correct, to hot can make them do this.

How big is the enclosure? It might look big to you, but still too small.

What species? Russian?
120 cm long 62.5 cm wide Ps he is like 3 to 4 ears old
 

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Just put something on the glass 5 inches from the bottom up. Tape, paper, etc. When he can look out, he wants to go there.

Also make sure your temperatures are correct, to hot can make them do this.

How big is the enclosure? It might look big to you, but still too small.

What species? Russian?
Yeah he's russian
 

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Sorry my bad it's not 120 cm long and 62 cm wide its 1200cm long and 625 wide sorry my bad
 

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What I would do is look at the care sheet.

Unfortunately the size of your enclosure is not that big. It is big to you, but not for him.

For now I would start covering 5 inches so he can't look out anymore.
 

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What I would do is look at the care sheet.

Unfortunately the size of your enclosure is not that big. It is big to you, but not for him.

For now I would start covering 5 inches so he can't look out anymore.
I live in Europe so how much is 5 inches and what size enclosure should he have?
 

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I live in Europe so how much is 5 inches and what size enclosure should he have?
Google is your friend too right😉

Just enough so he can't look out, 8 cm to 10 cm.
My indoor is 80 cm by 205 cm.
My outdoor is 180 by 180 cm.
My Russian is 5, 9 cm and 420 grams.

I would advice you to look at the care sheet.
 

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When you go to my media, you can see my enclosures.
Thing is that I have a can so I can't really nice terarium like you and I think that my backyard is good as en enclosure I'm afraid that the ants or something else can make him sick😢 I don't want that

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Thing is that I have a can so I can't really nice terarium like you and I think that my backyard is good as en enclosure I'm afraid that the ants or something else can make him sick😢 I don't want that
He's sweet😊
Look there are lot threads on different types of safe and cheap outdoor and indoor enclosures. Also in the caresheet there is info on it. But if you don't believe it or think your tort will get sick (it won't) then unfortunately don't know what to say anymore.
 

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He's sweet😊
Look there are lot threads on different types of safe and cheap outdoor and indoor enclosures. Also in the caresheet there is info on it. But if you don't believe it or think your tort will get sick (it won't) then unfortunately don't know what to say anymore.
Okey I will trust a person who knows more than me is you
 

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Do you let the tortoise out to roam around on the floor ever? This will sometimes make them restless about their enclosures too.

You need to get rid of the red bulb and replace it with a regular daylight bulb for basking. Looks like you need a different substrate too. Are those beech chips? All of this and more is in the care sheet.
 

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I have let him outside and on the floor and yes I have read the caresheet then I change his substrate I will change it to your recommendation
 
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