The Marginated are a great starter tortoise, friendly and full of character. They are a Mediterranean tortoise which can grow to around 12-14" in length
Marginated are a friendly breed of tortoise, that have beautifully marked shells. During the summer months they would very much enjoy being outside, basking in the natural sunlight.
Please be aware that it is essential for a tortoise to have access to UV light all year round for the growth of their shell and bones. They especially need it during the winter months when they are no longer able to go outside and during the first 12 months, when they will not be hibernating.
As with all tortoises temperature is key to your tortoise health, along with a good natural diet.
This species needs to hibernate. Do Not hibernate during the first winter of ownership.
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