Are “Tortoise Baths” Necessary?

Sep 23, 2014
by Editor in Chief - A new tortoise-keeper is confused about conflicting opinions on the need to soak pet tortoises on a regular basis.  What follows is an excellent reply, with hard evidence and sound reasoning, on why it is critical for captive tortoises to bathe.  Much of this information also applies to lizards and other critters kept under artificial lights.  With full charts, pictures, and reference links, this thread is a must-read for anyone serious about captive reptile husbandry and should be book-marked to share with others looking for similar information.

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