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Breeding tortoises
Posted: 01/11/2009 by ben123

If you have one tortoise that you want to breed can you get another tortoise and let them breed.





Re: Breeding tortoises
Posted: 01/11/2009 by TPGDarren

Hi Ben,

You'd need to ensure that the tortoises are of the same species, any new addition should be quarantined for a period of no less than 6 months. Good husbandry is the key, correct diet, heating, UVB, supplements etc. A settled healthy tortoise is much more likely to breed successfully. A 1:1 male:female ratio is likely to cause problems. Male tortoises are very persistent so you may have to separate him from a lone female, who will become stressed if she is unable to escape a male's attentions. A male:female ratio of 1:3 or more is best.

Here's a link that may well help:-

All the Best



Re: Breeding tortoises
Posted: 03/02/2010 by buzz

Click and drag me down to the editor hi i have 2 tunisian tortoise how old do they have to be to mate?


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