AIVITUVIN 12.4-in Indoor & Outdoor Wood Tortoise House -

Aivituvin 12.4-in Indoor & Outdoor Wood Tortoise House

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Rated 3.9286 out of 5 stars

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About This Item


  • Waterproof with a sealed plastic bottom that keeps liquids inside your cuddly critters habitat.
  • Constructed using 100% solid wood for long-lasting durability.
  • Acrylic on 2 sides allows for primetime viewing of your pet pal.
  • The inside divider separates sleeping and playing areas, with room for UV and heat lamps, too.
  • Features a wire top lid and easy assembly with pre-drilled holes.

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Questions & Answers

18 Customer Questions

Does it have the thing on the back to hold up a light!
Answer by ChewyApr 03, 2022
This house includes the lamp frame support. Please see the image for reference.

What kind of wood is used? I assume the sides are not waterproofed?
Answer by ChewyOct 17, 2021
All Aivituvin products are made of solid fir wood and coated with non-toxic and eco-friendly water-based paint.

Would this be ok for a iguana who is 1
Answer by ChewyJan 11, 2022
This habitat is suitable for tortoises, lizards, geckos, and snakes.

What are the dimensions of this habitat
Answer by ChewyOct 03, 2022
This habitat measures 39.4 inches length X 24 inches width X 12.4 inches height.

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Rated 4 out of 5 stars
By Valeria on Feb 28, 2023

Great Product, Poor Shipping

The enclosure is wonderful for my Russian tortoise. It is not nearly big enough for a full-grown or nearly full-grown male (he's about 10cmx10cm), so I am getting a second. The instructions for combining two enclosures are clear. You do have to put some care into assembly the enclosure since you are mounting screws to unmarked wood panels, but I found this to be pretty easy. I do recommend having a hand drill nearby. The Garden State Tortoise review points out that you're not really supposed to use a drill, but screwing in everything by hand took me a long time. They did gently use a small hand drill so I think I will too for the next one. My one qualm with this product is that the packaging is not really suitable for a product this delicate. The final enclosure is sturdy, but the individual wood panels can break fairly easily if not handled correctly. Mine came with a mostly cosmetic defect that I can correct with wood glue, but I worry that the next one I order could easily come with some fully broken panels.

Rated 1 out of 5 stars
By Wolf on Feb 23, 2023

Where is my review??

Repeatedly, I've left an honest review on this product and you deceive other buyers by NOT posting it. Just so wrong.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By Nikki on Jul 31, 2022

Turtle Fun

We are very pleased with our turtle's outdoor playpen. The design is so nice. We put a water option on one side and a bedding on the other. It's great to provide our little buddy with an additional enrichment. Snappy loves it!

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By MamaBird on Jun 26, 2022

Best poultry brooder I have ever had!

I bought one of these tortoise houses earlier this year for brooding the ducklings I hatch. I have used all sorts of DIY brooder buckets the past few years, but I never could make the perfect combination of lid security from my cats and dogs, for a secure way to hang the heat lamp, and for a leak-proof floor for very, very messy ducklings. This tortoise house is perfect! I use puppy training pads under the bedding for the ducklings to make it easier to roll up the messy bedding but then the box is easily wiped out. I am now putting chicks in it. I just ordered a second house so I can hatch both ducklings and chicks at the same time and keep them separate. Might be ordering a third soon to get ready for hatching goslings next spring. Thank you Chewy!

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By liz909 on Jun 26, 2022

love it ! exactly what I was looking for

Mr Herman my Russian is love it so far plenty of room for him. Was simple to build and seems pretty sturdy. Paint was a little patchy but no too bad

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By MissK on Mar 21, 2022

Worth buying!

Love this item! Fairly easy to assemble, good quality. I bought 2 and connected them for 6ft of space my turtle seems pleased with her upgrade. Smells like fresh cut cedar. I shop a lot online and this was one of my most satisfying purchases.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By Tortmom on Feb 6, 2022

Love this enclosure!

I Love it! Easy to put together. Used a screw driver. Easy peasy. This will be my hatchling enclosure while I build a custom tort house. Mine came in perfect condition. The smell isn’t bad, I kind of liked it as it smelled like damp pine or cedar lol it went away after a few hours. Torts love it!

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By Andy on Dec 31, 2021

Amazing habitat!

I bought two of these for my box turtles and they LOVE them! The two separate rooms are great.. no need for logs so they can escape the heat lamp anymore, they just hide out in their dark bedrooms now! There are boards that twist to hold the doors up for feeding and cleaning which is very handy. The "living room" area is large enough to house a large size water dish/pool, light basking area and food dish. The only thing I would change is that the separation wall doesn't go all the way to the plastic liner at the bottom so the substrate gets pushed out when they try to burrow.

Rated 2 out of 5 stars
By Betterbeyou on Feb 2, 2022

Do not buy this product

The plastic on the side was broken when we got it. Definitely poor quality. I would like my money back because this is defiantly cheaply put together. I thought this would be a better quality tank.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By Nkirkendall on Apr 3, 2022

Awesome product!

We are using this to house baby chicks. Perfect and the cost is so much less than a small chicken coop!