Up to 30 cm
The Horsefield tortoise is one of the easiest tortoise species to keep, which, once older can be housed outside during the summer months.
120L x 60W x 30H cm vivarium depending on size
Air temperature 24-26C with a basking spot
Minimum of 5.0 UVB T8 Lighting
Provide fresh fruit and vegetables for grazing, daily
Provide a water bowl, large enough for bathing
Spot clean the vivarium, removing any uneaten food or waste. Feed fresh vegetables and pellets, fruit on occasion. Provide fresh drinking and bathing water.
Check all equipment is working correctly. Enhance your tortoises diet with a complete prepared food to ensure they get all the vitamins they need.
Long Term Care
Change substrate monthly, clean the vivarium with repltile disinfectant to prevent odours and to control bacteria. Change bulbs every 6-12 months.