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Getting a Red Footed Tortoise This Week!!!

Discussion in 'Tortoises' started by Melissa747, May 26, 2012.

  1. Melissa747

    Melissa747 Elite Member

    Ahhh, I'm so excited!!! :D

    If anyone has any questions or even suggestions please don't hesitate to ask or say whatever it is you'd like!
     
  2. justor

    justor Elite Member

    I have to ask what your plans are for the future of the tortoise. When fully grown they will need a large outdoor enclosure. Seeing as you live in new jersey that is going to be a bit of a problem. These are tropical tortoises and they do not brumate over the winter.
     
  3. Melissa747

    Melissa747 Elite Member

    For the time being I will be housing her indoors with all she needs. UVB, basking spot and the proper humidity. Since she will be only 3 inches she will be housed in a 4 foot by 2 foot wooden enclosure. In a few months I will be moving to Pennsylvania where I will have 3 acres of land. I'll be building her and my box turtle their own outside enclosure for the warm days and then they will be housed inside once it starts getting cold.
     
  4. BlackJack

    BlackJack Subscribed User Premium Member

    Post pics when you get him/her! :)
     
  5. JoeyG

    JoeyG Subscribed User Premium Member

    Congrats! Like tortoises but don't have space for those guys. Post pics we love pics :)
     
  6. mld

    mld Subscribed User Premium Member

    Looking forward to photos! :)
     
  7. Melissa747

    Melissa747 Elite Member

    Photos will definitely be uploading once she arrives!
     

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