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Post Posted: Wed Nov 01, 2017 11:10 am   Heat lamp for tortoise

Do I need a heat lamp and UV light for a tortoise? what if I don't have them??
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Post Posted: Wed Nov 01, 2017 1:22 pm   Re: Heat lamp for tortoise

Yes it needs both !

A tortoise will not be fully health without them and not be able to fight off issues that come up like metabolic bone disease even digestive behavior for a couple.
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Post Posted: Wed Nov 01, 2017 5:22 pm   Re: Heat lamp for tortoise

Are you certain you have a RES? Different species will have different requirements.
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