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Posted by geckoman2003 on May 03, 2003 at 23:14:29:
In Reply to: Ok, sorry about that.....I would try.. posted by MAYDAY on May 03, 2003 at 19:11:29:
:thanks for the help.
:Keeping them together if you have a large enough pen.
:I had a pair for a number of years but they never reproduced (though I bred T. hermanni yearly in the same yard). The male would bash the female around each spring and they would mate but I never got fertile eggs. She was around 9 inches and never really grew that much. He was much smaller.
:They were kept outdoors year 'round in South Florida and would only be brought inside if we had extended periods of heavy rain.
:After a few years they went to a friend who did get eggs but they didn't hatch. Good tortoises but I have no idea what subspecies they were.