by Jennifer
(plainfield wi usa)

Can a russian tortoise and a redfoot tortoise compatiable in the same incloser? Interested in buying a redfoot tortoise and want to make sure they will be ok in the aquarium.

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Dec 29, 2009
Don't mix them
by: Rodney

Definitely not. Each tortoise lives in very different environments. The redfoot tortoise is a tropical species and requires more a humid environment, where as the russian is a mediterranean species and requires a far drier conditions, for example. As well as different diets etc.

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Dec 27, 2009
Mixing Tortoise Breeds
by: Shelly

It is not a good idea to mix tortoise breeds because they are immune to different diseases. That means one will carry a disease the other one can catch.

Keep it slow and steady.

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