THE BEST FRIENDS ARE COLD-BLOODED

Bell's Hinge-Back Tortoise

Size: Adults usually range from 6-8 inches 

Lifespan: This species can live for 20-25 years

Enclosure: 20 gallon long aquariums are suitable for juveniles, once full grown, 40 gallon breeder aquariums are preferred with a substrate of cage carpet, aspen, cypress, and coconut shavings or mulch

Temperature: A gradient of 75-80 degrees Fahrenheit on the cool side and 85-90 degrees Fahrenheit on the basking side and full-spectrum UV lighting per day is recommended

Humidity: The enclosure should be kept within 70-80%

Diet: Both juveniles and adults should receive grass hays, spring mix, kale, collard greens, any darker lettuces, etc.