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#1 den2908

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Posted 28 June 2014 - 10:32 PM

Our hermanns have a new outdoor enclosure.:)Attached File  20140609_092100_edit0.jpg   125.28KB   6 downloads

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Posted 29 June 2014 - 11:56 AM

Very nice and safe too. If it were mine I would remove the grass though as grass is not really of any use to tortoises, it's more a human thing :)  Leopards and sulcatas are of course different in this aspect :D



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Posted 29 June 2014 - 05:36 PM

Hi, Den, what a super enclosure, you've obviously put a lot of thought and work into it; well done. :thumbup:

I agree with Sue about the grass, it's not a good substrate for torts. Also, if you don't mind my saying, I'd dig a depression and sink the bath to ground level if I were you; then it'll be a more natural pool for your torts, and be easier for them to drink from and bathe in. Some clean gravel in it too, will give them something more solid to grip on as well.

Well done a good job!  :)



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Posted 30 June 2014 - 06:51 AM

Hi Sue and Graham,

Yes, i will take the grass out.. They have completely avoided it anyway. ..so its just looking pretty without purpose.lol.
The water is sunk into the ground now..and i'll add some gravel, pebbles..thanks for the good advice.
I think it needs a few more plants to hide under too..hebe..heather maybe?


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Posted 30 June 2014 - 10:55 AM

Hi Denise,

Congratulations on a fantastic enclosure. :)  It looks great. Well done again. ;)

Kind Regards

Freddy :D



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Posted 01 July 2014 - 04:45 AM

Hi Denise,

Your new enclosure looks great :)

 You could add some ornamental grass instead also hebe, heather, lavender there's quite a few plants good for enclosures, I find these one's good as they only nibble on them instead of eating them down to the ground. :lol:



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Posted 26 September 2015 - 03:48 PM

Hi Denise, is the other side Protected with the mesh wiring as well. Can we see a pic? Great enclosure love it!!

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