Need advice for indoor and outdoor enclosure

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rocky1998

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I pave had my torts for about 2 weeks and they acclimatised very well to there new enclosure , unfortunately this is far too small for them 2 and I've been told to split them both up for each others sake ...
What I really want is to build my own enclosure , if I can't then I think my joiner can help ... Although I really don't want to buy an enclosure since there usually quite pricey ... Do you have any thoughts or ideas in regards to this enclosure that I am thinking of building ???
As for the outdoor one , I have an unusual rear area at the back of my house which is plainly concrete and a few bits of decking , wouldn't be considered as a garden at all really ... Although my parents are moving to a more suburban area of the city in a year possibly which has gardens in almost every house ... So can the 2 year old Russians hold on till about a year to actually get an outside pen ? I promise to make it amazing no matter how much the cost but I really don't want to distress the torts .. I just want a simple but large indoor and outdoor living space that is ideal for a Russian ...
*will be keeping both tortoises separate from each other :)
 

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Yes, they can wait a year for a really great outdoor enclosure. They are going to live a long time. ;)

Meanwhile, maybe you can have a kiddie pool with some dirt and a piece of wood across one side, and let them have some outside sun time for 1/2 to 1 hour 3-4 x per week while you watch over them?
 

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Measure your indoor space and build as large as possible with your space and budget limitations. Keep in mind tortoises can climb easily so a ramp to a second story is a good exercise tool for your tortoise.

Good luck.
 

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The kiddie pool is a great idea. Many uses them. Also, take a look in the enclosure section for ideas.
 
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