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Tortoise Table For Two Hermann Babies (Work In In Progress...)

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#1 babettebeau


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Posted 28 June 2016 - 03:07 PM

Hi everyone


I am progressing with the preparation for the arrival of the two 1 year oold Hermann babies.


The tortoise table is nearly done - It is made of 4 plastic boxed linked together, in non-toxic plastic, heat resistant and no toxic fumes. The plastic is not see-through and the color is beige.

Each box is about 70cm x 70cm, so all in the babies will have about 2 square meters of space. The boxes will be easy to put in the garden and link together with the same set-up as indoor.


The boxes have holes so that a mesh wire can be attached on the top for protection. There are also holes to attach the boxes together.

Indoors I put the boxes on two toddlers bed frames.


Next step: fill in the tortoise table with soil, coco coir, bridges, carex plants, stones, drift woods, Megaray lamp, may be also some spot lights depending on the level of natural light.

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Posted 29 June 2016 - 03:04 AM


I like the idea of using the bedframes, you may need to add extra light you'll see when you have the rest set up, I look forward to seeing more pictures when you have it filled and lights fitted. :)

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Posted 29 June 2016 - 07:24 AM

Love the fact it can be transported outdoors in sections. Brilliant idea, it will keep them happy for a few years :)

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Posted 03 July 2016 - 06:53 PM

Looks like they will enjoy it for years to come Good luck finishing it

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