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RE: Breeding size and measuring

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Posted by: bradtort at Thu Aug 7 15:50:22 2008  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by bradtort ]  
   

This link shows the proper way to measure length:

www.tortoisetrust.org/articles/measuring.htm

basically it is the straight-line distance from the front edge to the back edge.

As for size - in my limited experience (two breeding females) only females 6" or longer have produced eggs.

I've seen a male act interested when he was only 4" in length, but the only successful breeding I've seen was done by a 5.5" male.


   

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