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Russian Tortoise Caresheet

Russian Tortoises


Scientific Name: Testudo horsfieldii
Distribution: Southern Steppes of Russia
Climate: Desert
Size: Up to 8 inches
Tempetment: Very tame
Hardiness: Very Hardy


Special Considerations:


Housing: 30- 40 gal. terrariums.
Lighting: Flourescent is beneficial
Heating: Incandescent or Ceramic bulbs
Temperature/ Humidity: Daytime: low 90's
Water: Shallow Dish
Food: Standard Tortoise Diet
Calcium/ Vitamins: supplement 2x per week

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