SCIENTIFIC NAME: (Malacochersus tornieri)
DESCRIPTION: Adult farmed available 5-6"
MAXIMUM ADULT SIZE: 6 - 7"
DIET: Natural grasses and dark, leafy greens, plus brightly colored flowers and veggies, and a small amount of fruit. Avoid animal products.
HABITAT: Large container, pen, or child's wading pool. Temperature of 75F - 85F with basking area of 95F. They are good climbers, so make sure pen is escape proof. Unfiltered sunlight or UV bulbs during the daytime, with shaded area to escape bright, hot light. Crevices needed for secure hiding areas. Aspen, coconut fiber for substrate. low humidity needed. Shallow water bowl for drinking.
ORIGIN: Tanzania and Kenya, Africa