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Are tortoises difficult to keep?
Last Updated: 7th May, 2020
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In respect to this, are tortoises expensive to keep?
The prices of tortoises vary tremendously depending on breed, age and where you buy. Age: Older tortoises tend to be more expensive. You can buy a baby tortoise for an average of £50. And old tortoise could cost hundreds to thousands of pounds depending on the breed.
Similarly, what is the easiest tortoise to care for? Here are some of the easiest small tortoises to care for.
- The Russian Tortoise. This is a popular choice for new tortoise owners and people who have kept lots of other tortoises.
- The Indian Star Tortoise.
- Mediterranean Spur-Thighed Tortoise.
- Kleinmann's Tortoise.
- Hermann's Tortoise.
- Pancake Tortoise.
Secondly, is it cruel to keep a tortoise as a pet?
So yes, sticking a tortoise in a small aquarium for its entire life is cruel. But housing a tortoise in the best environment you can provide to meet its needs is acceptable.
Why tortoise should not be kept at home?
According to Vastu, it is completely fine to keep a tortoise as a pet. Tortoise alters the energy in such a way that you are likely to have a longer life. But, you must ensure that you are taking proper care of the tortoise. If the tortoise is not properly taken care of, it will lead to issues in your life.