Common Name: Horsfield's tortoise
Scientific Name: Testudo horsfieldii
Approx Size: 3 Inches
Habitat Type: Terrestrial / Arid
Sex & Age: Unsexed / Captive Bred 2021
Adult Size : 5-10 Inches
Hot Spot Temperature : 95f - 100f / 35c - 37c
Ambiant Temperature: 75f - 85f / 23c - 29c
Cool End Temperature: 78f - 80f / 25c - 26c
NIght Time Temperature : 65f - 70f / 18c - 21c
UV Index Requirements : UVI 1 – 7.4
Humidity: 50% - 60%
Minimum Hatchling Enclosure: 48inch x 18inch x 18inch Viv / 42inch x 24inch Tortoise Table.
MInimum Adult Enclosure: 48inch x 18inch x 18inch
*** Important Infomation ***
We will not capture payment before contacting the customer. This is to go through our necessary checks. We need Proof of age from the customer, as well as info on experience on the specific species. If this is your first time in the hobby or with the species you are interested in, We will need the customer to pop into the store for a face-to-face chat about the husbandry requirements. This is to ensure our animals and the customer has the correct requirements.
If you already have an Enclosure, we need pictures and details of the enclosure, UV Lighting with the age of UV Source, The Heat source with Temperature readings, Supplements, and Enrichment.
We can ship vertebrates via a dedicated Animal Courier once all the relevant checks have been done. This costs £55 for next-day service. Delivery is collected from the shop on Wednesday and Delivered on Thursday. The weather may also affect shipping, to ensure the best possible shipping conditions for our vertebrates. An Email will be sent if there is any delay.