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New Redfoot Enclosure

Discussion in 'Redfoot and yellowfoot tortoises' started by jdfick, May 27, 2019.

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  1. jdfick

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    I've been lurking on here for a while now but thought I'd post a little video of my new Redfoot enclosure. I've learned so much from the ideas of others on here that I thought maybe someone would find something useful in what I've done for my two adult Redfoots Lumber and Lucy. If any of you more experienced keepers see anything that needs to be fixed or might be made better please don't hesitate to comment. Thanks, Joel

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    Very nice
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    Wow! Awesome!
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    They are a very healthy looking pair of redfoots!
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    Nice!
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    I've seen a LOT of Redfoot enclosures and yours is FANTASTIC.
    Plenty of room.
    Plenty of shade and a large enough sleeping area that they should both have enough room in.
    Very well done.
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    ....Also, the animals themselves look very nice.
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    Wow! Those tortoises are an excellent example of what a RF should look like! Very nice enclosure too.
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    Very very nice. I love it. Super job. Thank you for the look at the concrete pool. I think I am going to do that for my sulcata.
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    That is amazing. Typical that they have all that space but go and sit together in a corner - my Russians do exactly the same
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    That is amazing! Thank you for sharing
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    Thanks to all. Quick question. For a heater in the hide box would you all recommend a radiant style heater or a ceramic style heater. I think the ceramic heaters might be a little more expensive to run but may do a better job of maintaining the temp on cold nights. I do wonder if the heated forced air from a ceramic heater would negatively bring down the humidity.
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    Outstanding! Very nice job.
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    Beautiful Enclosure as well as Tortoises. Love it.
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    Love this! Thank you so much for sharing
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