Sulcata turtle habitat

by Seth Greene
(Yucaipa, Ca)

I have a sulcata turtle that measures 11 inches frem head to tail across the top of the shell. I dont have a proper yard from an outdoor habitat so I am trying to get any ideas or designs for an indoor. I dont want to just throw one together and not be properly informed about what will make my turtle happy. Im looking to go 4 ft by 4 ft untill it gets bigger. Any info you may have will be greatly appreciated.

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May 18, 2010
Sulcata captive habitat
by: Shelly

Your pet will grow to about 30 inches and 200 pounds and needs about 30 feet by 30 feet to be comfortable. It needs a shed like a dog house, heated if you are in a cold climate.

Because a sulcata will dig, the fences need to go down in to the earth and be higher than the animal is long.

Keep it slow and steady.

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