Tortoises don’t need too much space but they need more than a small fish tank. So, fur dad built us our own tortoise enclosure and we just love it!
WHAT YOU’LL NEED:
-one 4×8 3/4inch red oak plywood
-three 2×3 boards
-we measured our oak plywood 6ft by 2ft by 2ft and screwed together to create the box
-measure your desired length between the dirt and the lighting. Our lighting is about 19 inches above the dirt and tortoises.
-two 2×3 planks on each side hold up two 2×3 planks across the length of the entire enclosure.
-chicken wire was placed over the the top of two planks that will hold up the lighting.
-we stapled the pond lining into the bottom of the box that’s about 1 ft deep and it sits above the dirt
-we added a little hide box that we made from extra plywood…we just measured the inside of the box width/helight/length and the top is not attached
TAAADAAA! Tortoise enclosure!