Timi the Sulcata is ready for a big new outdoor enclosure.

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Lovely tort, hope he enjoys the outdoors. I got speedy out first time today in 2024 , he loved it.
 

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Today I started working with a local builder craftsman who will be building Timi the sulcata’s new outdoor enclosure in a nice sunny and shady spot in my backyard. I am thinking 14 by 14 feet for starters.
Will some of you direct me to photos of your outdoor sulcata enclosures? I’ve been looking for some ideas but a lot of the links to posts seem to be broken. I did send my builder the specs for Tom’s outdoor heated box for starters.
Also I sent him the recent post and replies to the woman whose son has a four year old sulcata. There is a lot of good information there.
Timi is two and a half years old, 12 pounds in weight and 12 inches in carapace length and eats like a horse.
I meant for this to be the main part of my post. Sorry it is in replies.


Thank you.
 
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Lovely tort, hope he enjoys the outdoors. I got speedy out first time today in 2024 , he loved it.
Thank you. I meant for the reply above to be the main part if my post. Do you have photos of your outdoor space?
 
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Hi if you click forums top left search down for Africa tortoise you will find sulcata info....
Here's a link that may help
The Best Way To Raise A Sulcata, Leopard, Or Star Tortoise

Larger the better and not flimsy as they are aka bulldozers so plan good walls. They like to dig and plan a large pond like water are they can walk in and soak and you can pull a plug to drain and clean, sweep with a brush and refill. Past threads on this are in here I will check.
 

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Here are some threads with pics of sulcata enclosures:

This website has some useful tips for all tortoise enclosures: https://www.thetortoisetable.org.uk/tortoise-care/enclosures/outdoors/
 

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Here are some threads with pics of sulcata enclosures:

This website has some useful tips for all tortoise enclosures: https://www.thetortoisetable.org.uk/tortoise-care/enclosures/outdoors/
 

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Thank you!
Here are some threads with pics of sulcata enclosures:

This website has some useful tips for all tortoise enclosures: https://www.thetortoisetable.org.uk/tortoise-care/enclosures/outdoors/
 

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Hi if you click forums top left search down for Africa tortoise you will find sulcata info....
Here's a link that may help
The Best Way To Raise A Sulcata, Leopard, Or Star Tortoise

Larger the better and not flimsy as they are aka bulldozers so plan good walls. They like to dig and plan a large pond like water are they can walk in and soak and you can pull a plug to drain and clean, sweep with a brush and refill. Past threads on this are in here I will check.
Thank you.
 

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