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Russian Tortoises (Adult ): testudo horsfeldi

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Experience Level: Starter [?]

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Our adult Russian Tortoises are 4 -5 inch, 360 -420 gram young adults with nice coloration. Originally from Uzbekistan, these long term captives are doing very well on a diet of dark leafy greens, cactus pads, mixed veggies and Tortoise diet. We add a calcium supplement to their food, give natural sun or UVB; and soak them weekly. These are excellent tortoises for air conditioned homes and for outdoor pens in cooler and drier climates. Fantastic diggers, Russian tortoises will make burrows very quickly. With a little set up planning, this size makes excellent pets; and are old enough to add to existing breeding projects.

Russian Tortoises (Testudo horsfieldi) are the smallest tortoise species commonly available to keepers. This makes them one of the most sought after...They are found in the green areas along the edges of rocky hillsides and deserts of south eastern Russia, Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan. Because Russian Tortoises do best at the same temperatures and humidity levels that people prefer, they make ideal indoor, even“small apartment tortoises”for keepers. They have relentless, yet outgoing and friendly personalities. They learn to recognize their keepers, and stay quite small (males reach about 6 inches, and females just over 7 inches -after many years).

A great species for keepers just starting out, Russian Tortoises are one the easiest to care for, and quickly win the favor of their keepers.

* Remember, each Tortoise order comes with a free starter sample of the same Tortoise diet your Tortoise has been raised on - to order larger quantities, see the lower left side of this page. *

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1: We have a nice group of 4" adult male Russian Tortoises available:

Shipping Size: LARGE

5. Pricing: 1 or more: $119.00/ea.

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2: We have just a few 4" female Russian tortoises available:

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5. Pricing: 1 or more: $129.00/ea.

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3: We have some very nice 4" + young adult pairs of Russian Tortoises available at a nice savings: Pair Price: $239:

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5. Pricing: 1 or more: $239.00/ea.

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4: We have just a few 4”+ male Russian Tortoises available with very minor shell imperfections:

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5. Pricing: 1 or more: $109.00/ea.

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5: We have a few 5" Female Russian Tortoises available:

Shipping Size: LARGE

5. Pricing: 1 or more: $195.00/ea.

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6: We have just one 5" Black Russian Tortoise. He's a very pretty, nearly all Black male (top & bottom), he is a very dark rare one and he comes complete with a very outgoing personality - and he gets along perfectly with females of all colors...***Sorry, this tortoise has been ordered***

Shipping Size: LARGE

5. Pricing: 1 or more: $395.00/ea.

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7: We have one very nice 6"+ adult Female Russian Tortoise available

Shipping Size: LARGE

5. Pricing: 1 or more: $295.00/ea.

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8: We have a nice group of hand raised breeding sized females that are 7" Available:***Sorry these have been ordered***

Shipping Size: EXTRA LARGE

5. Pricing: 1 or more: $395.00/ea.

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