Tortoise

Tortoise Table Lighting – What Equipment Do I Need?

Tortoise tables are a bit different to the standard wooden vivarium set ups, and so the equipment required for them will also be different. Tortoise Tables are brilliant for tortoises, and in most cases work out to be much better than vivariums’ for tortoises, mainly due to the larger floor area, as well as the great ventilation that they provide.If you have purchased your tortoise table, t...

Should my tortoise enclosure be indoor or outdoor?

tortoise in grass

They say that a house doesn’t become a home until it is filled with pets, so what better pet to do that than one that will be with you for life. Tortoises are as gentle as they are fascinating, which makes them brilliant reptiles for a family. But there is nothing more mind boggling than knowing they will be with you for life and possibly beyond, providing you give them the care they need.To...

Tortoise reunited with owner after five days on the run

tortoise in grass

A tortoise that spent five days on the run after escaping from its home has been reunited with its five-year-old owner.Aston the tortoise travelled just half a mile while crawling through nearby streets and gardens on his five day adventure in Northgate, Sussex.Owner, Eloise Peters and her brother Nathan are overjoyed to have the reptile back with them after their ordeal.Eloise is now ...

Ninja tortoise walks five miles a day

Devoted reptile owner, Rob Davies spends five hours a day walking pet tortoise Maximus as part of an exercise regime.Four-year-old Maximus travels at just one mile an hour during the pairs’ workout around Gorton, Manchester.When Rob first bought Maximus, he was no bigger than the palm of his hand and needed just half an hour of walking each day.Four years and thousands of pounds worth of l...