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    Substrate for baby Russian

    By baby Russian tortoise was born four days ago. I still have her in the incubator on moist paper towels until her yolk sac is fully absorbed. What substrate should I use on her next enclosure? Top soil with coco coir, or still moist paper towels for a month? I read somewhere to use papel towels...
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    Russian eggs

    My Russian female laid four eggs. They had been in the incubator 7 days when I had to leave town for 2 1/2 days. Somehow, the thermostat did not turn on the heat at some point, so the eggs were at 77F when I got back. I don’t know if they were at 77 the whole 2 1/2 days, or only hours, so I’m...
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    Happy 2019

    Hi there, I have a Red Foot and two Russians. I am curious to know who lets their Russians hibernate in outdoor enclosures, and how you prepare for it. Thanks!