Reptile Species

African Spur Thigh Tortoise, Sm

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Species Name

  • African Spur Thigh Tortoise, Sm

Latin Name

  • Geochelone sulcata

Family

  • Testudines

Origin

  • Central Africa

Care

  • intermediate

Environment

  • terrarium

Temperature

  • 90 degrees

Minimum House Size

  • 20 gallon long

Lighting

  • medium

Maximum Size in Captivity

  • 150 lbs.

Housing Type

  • Aquarium Stuffers

Species Origin

  • breeder

Compatibility

  • alone

Diet

  • vegetarian

Aggressiveness

  • medium

Temperament

  • child safe

Reproduction Type

  • egg layer

Reproduction Difficulty

  • easy