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Updated Outdoor enclosure

Discussion in 'Tortoise Enclosures' started by TheWarTortoise, May 12, 2016.

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  1. TheWarTortoise

    TheWarTortoise Active Member 5 Year Member

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    Hey everyone!

    I made some changes to my outdoor enclosure. I added the logs as some sight barriers because I was told that it would get him out of his bush and make him roam around more. And it definitely worked. He loves exploring for new weeds to graze on.

    I also dug a hole in the bottom right corner of the enclose to add an in ground water dish. I've only seen Scutes in it once, but from what I can see, he knows where it is.

    The only other thing that I've added is a daylily. I was hoping that it would grow around the pot and provide some cover, but I doubt that will happen any time soon.

    Overall however, I'm really pleased with Scutes' new enclosure and I think he is too!
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  2. bouaboua

    bouaboua Well-Known Member 5 Year Member Platinum Tortoise Club Tortoise Club

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    WOW! ! !

    Very nice! ! !
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    Momof4 Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    Looks great!!

    Man, you have a ton of raised garden beds!
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    ZEROPILOT Well-Known Member 5 Year Member Platinum Tortoise Club Tortoise Club

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    I can't believe there is still so much green grass in there.
    Soon it should be a brown wasteland.
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    Jacqui Wanna be raiser of Lemon Drop tortoises Moderator 10 Year Member!

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    Looking great!
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    I really like it and I agree with what you said about the sight barriers.
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    Beautiful enclosure! Did you dig down where the walls are so your tortoise can't dig underneath and get out? Also, do you have a top to keep out raccoons? Thank you.
  8. TheWarTortoise

    TheWarTortoise Active Member 5 Year Member

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    No, I haven't needed to dig the walls into the ground because so far, he hasn't tried to dig or anything near the walls of the enclosure.

    I don't have a top yet because I just take him inside at night. Also, I live in a suburban area, so unwanted critters in the daytime isn't an issue.

    Sorry for responding to this so late!! :p
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