Need help! Is it bad for my hermann tortoise to sleep under the dirt ?

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Hi everyone, I have two hermann tortoise and one of them I recently got and she's a tiny little baby. She always burrow under the dirt and sleep. My question is, is that bad for them to sleep under the dirt? Btw both of them do that, I assume it's normal but I want to make sure.
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Normal :) but check that your temps are good just to be safe.
 

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Oh okay that's a relief, btw they burrow under the half log, that I got for them as a shelter.
 

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My russian almost always digs in at night and her temps are perfect. As long as you know your temps are good and you are not using a coil bulb you should be fine.
 

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My Hermann's has ALWAYS preferred sleeping buried in her substrate instead of sleeping in the hides I buy her!
 

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Hi everyone, I have two hermann tortoise and one of them I recently got and she's a tiny little baby. She always burrow under the dirt and sleep. My question is, is that bad for them to sleep under the dirt? Btw both of them do that, I assume it's normal but I want to make sure.
Thanks everyone
Nope. That's perfectly normal.


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