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Posted: 19/10/2014 by Silky

can anyone tell me at what age can I hibernate my juvenile torts they are both 17 months old one of them had a respertory infection in May this year,she weighs 145 grams the other one weighs 205 grams I'm not sure if I should hibernate them both or just the larger one I'm not even sure if they are at the right weight  

Re: Hibernation
Posted: 19/10/2014 by Tom


Which species are they ?
Have you kept regular weight records ?
What length are they- SLC ?


Re: Hibernation
Posted: 20/10/2014 by Silky

Hello Tom, tiddles the bigger one is 100mm 208 grams,

Twinkles is 88mm 147 grams they are spur-thighed Tortoises
Records a bit hit and I'm afraid. 

Re: Hibernation
Posted: 20/10/2014 by Tom

Good weights.

As it's your first time, go for 6-8 weeks, starting early Jan..


Re: Hibernation
Posted: 21/10/2014 by Silky

Thank-you Tom 



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