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Self Isolation and how you can still give your tortoise a varied diet

Self Isolation and how you can still give your tortoise a varied diet

By: Natalie

I know we're all getting sick of the current crisis talk, but it's reached that point where we all know someone effected by it. We just want to have a word about how you will feed your tortoise if you are told to self isolate. It may be tempting to buy pellets or feed your tortoise solely on dried flower supplements, but it is important to try to maintain their fresh diet. Here are some tips to help you feed your tortoise through isolation;

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Tortoise Lighting: Which is right for my tortoise?

Tortoise Lighting: Which is right for my tortoise?

By: Natalie

Following on from our Tortoise Housing blog. Here we will look at the different lighting setups available, which you will need for your new setup and which you should definitely avoid.

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Tortoise Housing: Which is right for my tortoise?

Tortoise Housing: Which is right for my tortoise?

By: Natalie

As you know, we do not sell our tortoises to just anyone. If you purchase a tortoise on it's own, without a complete setup (tortoise package). we will ask for photos of your tortoise table and lighting setup. This is solely to ensure that your baby tortoise gets the best start in life. To help you along your way, here are some of the tables we are often presented with

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Hibernation Blog 4: Waking your tortoise from hibernation

Hibernation Blog 4: Waking your tortoise from hibernation

By: Natalie

This is the short and sweet one (or it was intended to be). When it comes to waking up day, you'll be very excited to see your shelled friend again. But this needs to be a slow process.

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Hibernation Blog 3: Hibernating your tortoise

Hibernation Blog 3: Hibernating your tortoise

By: Natalie

As we've already covered most of this in Hibernation Blogs 1-3, we'll look at the timescales, common misconceptions and important things to remember.

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Hibernation Blog 2: Winding down your tortoise

Hibernation Blog 2: Winding down your tortoise

By: Natalie

How to successfully wind down your tortoise for hibernation.

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Hibernation Blog 1: Preparing your boxes to hibernate your tortoise in the fridge

Hibernation Blog 1: Preparing your boxes to hibernate your tortoise in the fridge

By: Natalie

Fridge hibernation is the most controlled method and the safest. It is important to have everything ready before your tortoise finishes it's wind down.

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Tortoise Care Booklet

By: The Tortoise Shop

A complete guide to rearing healthy Horsfield and Mediterranean tortoises. Booklet includes: Accommodation, Diet and Hibernating techniques.

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