outdoor habitat

  1. G

    New enclosure and burrowed

    Hi all! I'm new here but decided to make an account because I'm worried about my Russian tort, Arnie. I built him a new outdoor enclosure (8 ft long, 3.5 ft wide, 3 ft high) with a lid on top. I introduced Arnie to it (with supervision) for a short periods for a few days because he's never had...
  2. Isabel Casiño

    Tips on outdoor housing?

    We’ve managed to get King into Alabama and now we are planning to get a house with a backyard, we used to live in an apartment building and King would stay in an indoor enclosure. I wanted to know if there are any tips some people could give me on how to house him in our backyard, like what...
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    4.25" and 550 grams. Enjoying the new outdoor enclosure.
  4. IRTehDuckie

    Where do you Supply from?

    I used to get a mix of seeds online, but the website that i used before is no longer a business sadly. they used custom blends for me while being a repeated customer had my info etc. Since they are no longer a thing, I am having trouble finding a good seed mix for my tortoise that has a nice...
  5. Kadels

    Moving to Phoenix

    Sometime in the next few months, I will be moving to Phoenix from Dallas. I have a 7-year-old Sulcata - she's maybe 40 pounds? I need lots of advice and help. 1) What is the best way to move her? I am not planning to make the drive, but I will if that is what is best for her. 2) Arizona...
  6. O

    Box Turtle Outdoor Habitat

    I have a large outdoor habitat containing sixty-three box turtles. All are three-toed box turtles with the exception of one wild-caught ornate box turtle. The area is approximately 10,000 square feet, part wooded and the remainder bermuda grass and ornamental grasses. There is a pond in the...
  7. FreddieTheTort

    Outdoor enclosure for Russian Tortoise

    Hi! It is becoming warmer outside and I want to know the best way to build an outdoor enclosure for little Freddie. Anything I can add like plants or weeds? Thanks in advance!
  8. B

    Russian tort out of hibernation early

    My 5+ year old Russian tortoise lives outside in the PNW. He has thrived and has many areas of sunlight every single day and hot spots and areas where he can always stay dry. He has gone into hibernation the past few years and has done very well coming out of it, I always bring him inside when...
  9. Emily Contreras

    Outdoor enclosure

    My sulcata baby is about.. 2 inches. smaller than my palm. I want to put him outside when he gets bigger, I live in AZ so there is hawks, is 6 months ok to put him outside full time? Im eager to put him outside because he is alot more lively and happy outside. He hates his enclosure (even though...
  10. D

    Good Plants, & Outdoor Habitats Ideas?!?!

    Hi, I was wondering what are some good ideas for building a outdoor habitat for my 6 years old African Spur-Thigh Tortoise?! I live in East Texas, and he will be coming to live with me in June, from Florida! I would love to plant Hibiscus, & some other plants in his area! I have a yard with 2...
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    Hi Everyone!

    Hi I'm Dallys! I have a African Spur-Thigh Tortoise name Todd! I used to be a member when i first got him, but i lost the info on it, so here we are again! :) Todd is about 6 years old! He lives in Florida with my dad, because i recently moved from Florida, and he will be moving down to Texas...