Red footed Tortoise
Up to 40cm
The colourful Red Footed Tortoise is a tropical species which originates from the jungles of South America. This species does not brumate (hibernate).
120 x 60 x 30cm vivarium (LxWxH) depending on size.
Air temperature 26-31°c with a basking lamp.
Minimum of 5.0 T8 lighting.
Provide fresh fruit and vegetables for grazing daily.
Provide fresh water daily, in a bowl large enough for bathing.
Spot clean the vivarium, removing any uneaten food or waste. Feed fresh vegetables, pellets and 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 reptile disinfectant to prevent odours and to control bacteria. Change bulbs every 6-12 months.