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Posted: 02/12/2012 by Louise969kisd

Hi I have just got 2 3 year old horsefield tortoises in a tortoise table they were not hibernated so I don't want to hibernate them this yea so do I just carry on with UVB lamp on 12 hours a day one I do need to move to food as very sleepy .

Re: Louise
Posted: 02/12/2012 by wizzasmum

You will need to increase the temps and the ambient temps for a horsfield as they are highly geared to hibernate and sometimes it is difficult to stop them doing so. Give lots of warm baths to encourage them to eat.



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