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Old 16-03-2020, 07:26 PM   #31
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Great news, Alan. Bet itís good to see your girls again. x
Yes it's just as if it was the next day . Last year the soil was disturbed and they had moved about despite it being quite cold but this year we've hardly had any bad frosts at all the the soil was undisturbed. The temps inside their tub have been steadily rising for the past few weeks and because of the insulation it's stayed pretty stable once it did get up to the 8c and 9c mark. That is the air just above the soil of course, under the soil will be cooler and more stable
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Old 16-03-2020, 08:34 PM   #32
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Sounds like perfect hibernation conditions. They must feel very well-rested!
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don't speak too soon - apparently snow at the weekend. I packed away all the TT and converted them into plant / seed areas now have to adapt them back again ! CB
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We had a little bit of snow here but as the torts are in the greenhouse it heats up quickly when the sun is out and they still go back into the insulated tub of soil at nights. It's not insulated to the extent that it was through the winter now
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We had a little bit of snow here but as the torts are in the greenhouse it heats up quickly when the sun is out and they still go back into the insulated tub of soil at nights. It's not insulated to the extent that it was through the winter now
We had several flurries of snow on Sunday, thankfully not enough to lay, but it was bitter cold:0(
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No snow here but the wind was cutting over the weekend - so very cold. My lot haven’t been outside yet. We shall see what April brings...
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Less wind today but tortoises still inside.
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Less wind today but tortoises still inside.
Same here, Mary.
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I moved the brick covering the hole for mine to come out, and my male came charging out. The females still under the lights:0)
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