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Marginated Tortoise Wanted.

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#1 Jimatt


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Posted 08 February 2015 - 04:14 PM

Purpose indoor (greenhouse) and outdoor accommodation nearing completion. I'm putting together a small breeding group of Marginated tortoises so I'm looking for sub adults/adults, must be healthy and have C.I.T.E.S documents . Distance probably not a problem, a forever home awaits.

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Posted 08 February 2015 - 11:31 PM

I doubt you will be able to obtain a whole group of breeding tortoises in one go. If you get them from different places then you will need a quarantine set up for each tortoise for at least twelve months, so not an easy feat unless you have lots of land for greenhouses and outdoor areas. Good luck!

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Posted 09 February 2015 - 06:25 PM

Breeding isnt as simple as it seems,for a start you need at least 3 females per 1 male and conditions will have to be perfect for them to breed successfully thats if they get on with each other that is.it takes years to establish a breeding group.

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