indoor enclosure

  1. Speedy and Pokey TheTorts

    Can I sex my tortoises?

    Hi I have two marginated tortoises, they are both 3 years old and about 5-6 inches long. Can I sex them? If so here are some pics. Thanks!
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  3. Speedy and Pokey TheTorts

    What substrate should I use for my Marginated Tortoises?

    Hi I have two marginated tortoises and was wondering what substrate I should use that‘s as close to the soil in their native habitat. Thanks!
  4. D

    Creating A Big Enough Enclosure?

    I plan on making my Russian tortoise's indoor enclosure as a 7x2.5 size (a bit awkward but fits in the room); aside from this he has an outdoor enclosure aswell. I know a lot of people strongly suggest an 8x4 enclosure for an adult; so I was wondering if instead of expanding it I could add a...
  5. Ruszian Tortoise

    Is Sharpie OK?

    Hi all! I wanted to decorate the outside of my indoor wooden enclosure. Is Sharpie okay? No toxic fumes? Thanks
  6. victoria.shayne

    Bo's New Table Setup !

    If you have any questions, comments, concerns PLEASE bring them up! Size is 2'x4'
  7. F

    Desperate to find help on my Greek after YEARS of false information

    Hi guys! So I am new to this, but recently was introduced to this site, and after looking through many posts I'm hoping I am able to get the help I need before my head explodes from being beyond overwhelmed. So to start off, I got my greek from someone I had gone to middle school with. This...
  8. T

    Substrate humidity

    I’m building an indoor greenhouse enclosure and was just wondering how y’all keep the humidity up in the greenhouse while keeping the top layer of substrate dry and underneath wet? Will I just need very deep substrate ? I’m using coco coir
  9. J

    Russian Tortoise Hibernation

    Hello, I've had my Russian for two years. Around 2 months ago, he decided to hibernate. He did the normal fasting for a few weeks (I noticed he wasn't eating his lettuce) and then burrowed deep into his hide. The problem is that he's in an indoor enclosure in my upstairs office. It never gets...
  10. T

    Greenhouse cover for indoor enclosure

    I have found this greenhouse cover and was wondering if it would be effective in holding heat and humidity in my tortoise table? Also can anyone confirm it would be safe to use with my CHE as I don’t want to burn my house down lol
  11. B

    Plants for shallow indoor enclosure

    I was wondering if there’s any plants I could use for a pretty short indoor Russians tortoise enclosure. There’s about 9’ of headroom between the substrate and the top, which has a wire ceiling.
  12. amberlypage

    EBT Enclosure Connecting Plastic Tubs

    Hi everyone! I just adopted my first eastern box, and I want to build him a larger indoor enclosure. I was thinking of connecting two 36" long x 17" wide x 14" deep plastic containers longways (so it would be about 70" long total). I have been people connect them with a tunnel or by...
  13. TheWaveCarver

    Cherryhead Tortoise Indoor Greenhouse

  14. Meaghan4

    Would this be okay for an indoor Redfoot tortoise enclosure?

    This portable, solid wooden greenhouse is perfect for extending your growing season and protecting your plants. Flowers in it can enjoy sunbathing and grow healthy in cloudy, in snowy or in other conditions. Feature with solid fir wood frame, the greenhouse is durable and sturdy. Perfect size...
  15. B

    Closed Chamber Enclosure for Hermann's Tortoise

    Hello, I'm researching/preparing to get my first Hermann's Tortoise. I'm looking for advice on an indoor enclosure. After doing much research, I'd like to go with the closed chamber/high humidity at least for the first year or so. I really want something that is aesthetically pleasing, as it...
  16. Derekphan97

    Saving place tortoise enclosure

    Hello guys, i m about to get a hatchling hermann tortoise and i have an idea to build an enclosure on budget and saving place since i live in a small apartment. The dimension of the enclosure is 2 by 4 f. The build consist of 3 areas, basking place, grazing place, and sleeping place. Each place...
  17. R

    Types of plants to keep humidity in indoor enclosure?

    I have a baby red foot and I want to add moisture to my indoor enclosure by adding plants. What type of plants will be good to keep good moisture levels high? Thank you!
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    Indoor enclosure 2,6 ft by 6,7 ft. 50 watt basking lamp 24 watt 12% arcadia uvb tube 24 inches Real plants Cococoir and cocohusk substrate Logs, bendy bridges, slate
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    Indoor enclosure 2,6 ft by 6,7 ft. 50 watt basking lamp 24 watt 12% arcadia uvb tube 24 inches Real plants Cococoir and cocohusk substrate Logs, bendy bridges, slate
  20. zbarry

    Bioactive setup questions

    Hi I was trying to get some advice on making a bioactive setup for my Russian tortoise. I've done a little research but I figured there might be some experts here that could provide good advice. So really I would like to know what kind of subrate would be recommended for a bioactive setup and...