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Posted: 11/03/2012 by tracey smith

hi with the warmer weather hopefully coming, when is it suitable to put my torts outside?

Re: outdoors
Posted: 11/03/2012 by tortoise7

I have had mine out today 5 yr old & Adult. Have you got somewhere where they can have a warm up?
I always bring mine in overnight so I don't worry the temps in the evening.

Re: outdoors
Posted: 12/03/2012 by tracey smith

hi its a tortoise garden within a garden, they usually bury themselves when out and there is a rabbit hutch also in the run with access however they never seem to go in it

Re: outdoors
Posted: 13/03/2012 by VivTPG

Hi, you can let your torts out in the garden whilst the sun is out, but bring them back in when it goes shady, as it still has tendancies to go very cold even frost up over night.  Could you add a ceramic heater (looks like a bulb but doesnt light up) in the hutch, they would use the hutch then, you could leave them out then, but I think its best to shut them in the hutch at night to protect them from rodents and possibly foxes.

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