Common name - Marginated tortoise
Latin name - Testudo marginata
Country of Origin - Southern Europe
Adult size - 35cm
Average Lifespan - 80 years
Care level - Beginner
Lighting - 6% UV
Temperature range - 22-28
Minimum housing size - 86cm long
Description - The Marginated tortoise is the largest European tortoise. They have a very pretty shell with a flared edge at the rear end. They are a great starter tortoise as they are fairly easy to care for with the correct setup.
Cleaning - Spot pick every other day and total clean out every 3 weeks or when necessary.
Shopping list - Terrestial vivarium, heating, lighting, thermometer, food dish, tortoise pool, cuttlefish, hides, calcium & D3, hemp substrate.