When do you stop with the high humidity?

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theelectraco

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So, I know that it's best to raise your torts in a high humidity environment especially while they are young, but when exactly do you lower the humidity? What age/size? I have a Redfoot so obviously this won't apply to me, but I am still curious as to when it isn't necessary for desert and other species. I'm assuming a humid hide is still necessary even once the humidity is lowered also.
 

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You can stop worrying so much about humidity once they reach a year and are outside most of the time.
 

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When my Sulcatas reach about 5 inches I cut back on the humidity and soakings. Never once had a tortoise I raised myself from hatchling to adult even get the slightest amount of pyramiding so that method seems to work for me.
 

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You should always provide some humidity. If they like it it has no harm to them. Soakings can only be lessened not completely stopped, same for humidity.
 
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