Tortoises have long been immensely popular pets, and with good reason. We know a good deal about their needs, but misinformation as to a proper enclosure abounds. In Part 1 of this article I discussed the general unsuitability of glass aquariums and the usefulness of outdoor enclosures. Today we’ll take a look at indoor cages that can be purchased or (if you are more skilled than I!) built.
Plastic-Based Animal Cages
Plastic-based wire animal cages are preferable to aquariums for small tortoises. Please bear in mind, however, that all except the Egyptian Tortoise (Testudo kleimanni) and the Speckled Padloper (Homopus signatus) will outgrow most available cages (please see Part 1 for further information). Read More »