Please post your Red/Yellow Foot Tortoise enclosures

Spencertretter

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Hey everyone, In the near future I will be purchasing a red foot or a yellow foot tortoise. I was wondering if everyone could post their enclosures to give me an idea on what the enclosure should look like before he/she gets here:) What do you believe would be better for a beginner? A red foot or yellow foot?
Thanks so much:D
 

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Are you looking for a hatchling or adult enclosure? I have a 4 month old redfoot, and can post photos of his enclosure in full if you'd like. (You can search for user @LemmyBites to see the whole build in process, but I can take updated photos of it as it stands now too... I'm attaching a photo or two, but they don't really show off the entire "palace," just the tort itself.) ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1440970924.125848.jpgImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1440970939.161493.jpg
 

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Are you looking for a hatchling or adult enclosure? I have a 4 month old redfoot, and can post photos of his enclosure in full if you'd like. (You can search for user @LemmyBites to see the whole build in process, but I can take updated photos of it as it stands now too... I'm attaching a photo or two, but they don't really show off the entire "palace," just the tort itself.) View attachment 146088View attachment 146089

I will be getting a baby:) thanks for the pics!
 

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Sheesh, I don't even know. So many Home Depot trips, and some failed attempts! I'd ballpark around $400ish.
 

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Above are used for babies.

The pictures below show part of the outdoor pen for the Redfoots and the recently built, heated house. My husband did all of the building. :)

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Placing shade cloth on the top of this enclosure results in much higher humidity levels on a hot day. I wet it down several times a day and the tortoises love it.

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Here is mime outdoor enclosure for my 3 reds
 

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Above are used for babies.

The pictures below show part of the outdoor pen for the Redfoots and the recently built, heated house. My husband did all of the building. :)

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Placing shade cloth on the top of this enclosure results in much higher humidity levels on a hot day. I wet it down several times a day and the tortoises love it.

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Really neat! If only I had the room and money to build that kind of enclosure
 

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Mine aren't nearly as pretty as Kathy's (care to loan me your husband?). This is the RF enclosure:

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You can see the YF yard just beyond the RF yard, and the Manouria yard in the foreground.

This is the YF yard:

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The last picture was taken last December when the fig tree was going dormant.
 

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My 5 year old redfoot's indoor enclosure. Have yet to build a permanent outdoor enclosure due to lacking a fence (lots of dogs, opossums, and raccoons lurk at night).
 

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These are all really cool!!!
At the end of the day, if the enclosures meet the tortoises needs, we've done good!
 

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