Confused about size of vivarium

Epicjake15

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I will be getting a Greek tortoise but at what age/size will I need to build him/she a 46by 24 by 24 (inches for all measurements)vivarium ( bye the time we get him/she it will be winter and I live in England so it would be too cold to keep it outside)
 

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That is hatchling size. Once it gets closer to adult size it will need a much bigger enclosure. At minimum a 4 foot x 8 foot.
Only two feet high sides is not really very tall. You have to leave room for substrate and for hanging lights/heat.
I don't know what age they get to a teen/adult size. A lot depends on care among other things, for how fast they will grow.
You will have likely around three years of age before the bigger size enclosure is needed.
 

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It's much cheaper to find a large plastic bin than a glass viv.
 

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That is hatchling size. Once it gets closer to adult size it will need a much bigger enclosure. At minimum a 4 foot x 8 foot.
Only two feet high sides is not really very tall. You have to leave room for substrate and for hanging lights/heat.
I don't know what age they get to a teen/adult size. A lot depends on care among other things, for how fast they will grow.
You will have likely around three years of age before the bigger size enclosure is needed.
Thankyou
 

Epicjake15

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That is hatchling size. Once it gets closer to adult size it will need a much bigger enclosure. At minimum a 4 foot x 8 foot.
Only two feet high sides is not really very tall. You have to leave room for substrate and for hanging lights/heat.
I don't know what age they get to a teen/adult size. A lot depends on care among other things, for how fast they will grow.
You will have likely around three years of age before the bigger size enclosure is needed.
How tall do you recommend it being

this is for a indoor enclosure just so you know
 

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Never mind. The 24 inches tall sides is fine. I for some reason had 12 inches in my head. Not sure how that happened. Lol
 
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