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New Leopard Tortoise

Discussion in 'Leopard tortoises' started by Destben, Dec 4, 2019.

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  1. Destben

    Destben Well-Known Member

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    So, I am getting a new Leopard Tortoise. He is a 10-year-old adult male and will be kept separate from my young female. Does anyone have tips for indoor housing with adults? We have set aside a decent size area for him in our reptile room and the ambient temperatures in there are around 75F (it will be warmer as we go we just moved in).
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    I will be setting him up with a large outdoor pen once it warms up.
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    I don't know about leopards, but it's good to see you back! From PA to KS...rolling hills to billiard table flat! :)
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    yeah Im originally from Utah so its been alot of adjusting lol.
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    I have a 7 year old, and we let him have the run of our indoor sunroom through the winter. I use a plastic deck box (similar to the photo) with a door opening cut into one end as a hide, and I fill it with hay. It gives him somewhere to sleep at night, plus, the hay is much easier to clean and replace on a frequent basis than mulch, etc through the winter. I keep a radiator style oil-filled heater in the room to keep the temps up for him....and he is happy as can be.

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    Congratulations on the new place!
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