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1/2 of the Russian Tortoise habitat project is in

Today I received 1/2 half of the items I’ve ordered to complete the Russian Tortoise habitat. They are two Fluker’s 5.5″ ceramic dome lamp, a 24″ Exo-Terra Repti-Glo 10.0 UVB fluorescent bulb and ZooMed’s Aquasun Aquarium Controller. Expected delivery by Monday is the other 1/2 of the package, which consists of a 30″ fluorescent strip light (to enclose and power…

Russian tortoise habitat in progress

A few articles back, I wrote about my plans for revamping the habitat for our red eared sliders and putting the Russian tortoise habitat in the backburner until mid spring. Because the planning, costs and logistics required to create the habitat I envisioned for my red eared sliders will be quite involved and the construction process being highly meticulous, I’m…