What enclosure should I get?

Brian Nicoleau

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Also what should I feed it every day I don’t really have like leafy foods and veggies we have are Carrots, lettuce and Potatoes fruits we have tomatoes, apples, watermelon and bananas
 

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Also give me some tips on trying to take care of it and what to not do please this is my 2nd tortoise but my 1st I had for like a month in a cardboard box in st Barth and then I released it a month later because I had to leave
 

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You could try looking for a 50 gallon plastic tote, they’re cheap they cost around 20-40 dollars. You shouldn’t be taking them if you have no idea in caring for them. You’ll be investing more money wayy more than 100 dollars. I’ll link a care sheet for the tortoise.
You are also feeding foods that aren’t good for tortoise and can potentially hurt the Tortoise. They need high humidity and temperatures range from 70-89 Degrees.
You should also never release a tortoise back.

To be honest someone this young shouldn’t be caring for a tortoise without your parents Help.

Read this Care sheets


None of the foods you are feeding are correct in a Redfoot diet.
You can feed fruit but not as a staple diet.
 

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Something like this good enough? I only have like 210 atm to spend on this could you link me some things to buy?
 

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you’re going to need a basking lamp, a heat source (CHE, Heat panel) and a UV bulb. Some substrate other than dirt. Try cypress mulch, orchid bark, coco choir.
 

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You’ll also need something to measure the temp and humidity. The humidity levels shouldn’t drop below 80%. You might want to put something on top of that bin to keep in the humidity.
 

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You can pour water in your substrate to keep it damp. I used a spray bottle to mist the enclosure. But, without a closed chamber you won’t be able to maintain the humidity levels as easily.
 
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