Give your tortoise pal a home he can feel comfy in with the Zoo Med Wood Tortoise House. Preferred by professional tortoise keepers, it’s made from all natural fir wood with metal components and has sturdy siding to offer privacy, security, and comfort for your pal. It features a private, weatherproof sleeping area for when your pal wants some alone time, and lockable wire safety covers with latches to keep him safe. Designed for indoor and outdoor use, you can keep your pal inside with the proper heat and lighting, or let him hang out al fresco to get much-needed sunlight and warmth. It’s easy to assemble and when you need more space, just connect an extra house to build a tortoise mansion.
Complete tortoise home with natural fir wood sidings and metal components.
Features a weatherproof, private sleeping area and lockable wire safety cover.
Designed for indoor and outdoor use, so it’s perfect for the home or garden.
Preferred by professional tortoise keepers with an expandable, modular design.
Sturdily built home measures 36” in length, 24” in width, and 12” in height.
Tortoise house showed up with no broken pieces, all screws needed were included (no extras). Assembly was easy after the first/second step. I only had two issues with this product, one of which was the strong wood smell which I had to keep the tortoise house outside for a few days to air out before moving my tortoise into it. The other is really a matter of opinion but the removable end piece made the box feel less sturdy on that end so I just screwed it together using a few screws I had laying about.
My only other recommendations are that you don't use this product if you have a large species of tortoise cause the bigger they are the more space they need. It's a fine enclosure for a baby Tortoise house showed up with no broken pieces, all screws needed were included (no extras). Assembly was easy after the first/second step. I only had two issues with this product, one of which was the strong wood smell which I had to keep the tortoise house outside for a few days to air out before moving my tortoise into it. The other is really a matter of opinion but the removable end piece made the box feel less sturdy on that end so I just screwed it together using a few screws I had laying about.
My only other recommendations are that you don't use this product if you have a large species of tortoise cause the bigger they are the more space they need. It's a fine enclosure for a baby or juvenile tortoise but they will outgrow it.… more
Great house, strong wood fumes possible
on Aug 17, 2021
We have two of these. They are easy to put together, look nice, and work great for their intended purpose. That said, if you need to use it asap beware of the possibility of a strong wood fume initially. The first one we bought had no fumes and we could use it right away, but the second one had a very very strong wood smell. There are no warnings about this in the pkg, but strong smells like that can be harmful to your tort or turtle. We had to let it air out a few days before we could use it.
Terrible Quality Not Worth It
on Jul 1, 2021
I just received mine in the mail today and I am greatly dissatisfied with the quality. It is extremely fragile, some of the wood began to crack when the screws were being put in. The biggest problem so far as been that the wood is sanded in no way whatsoever, I got multiple splinters just putting it together
Perfect for my Russian Tortoise
on Apr 30, 2021
This house was used for my russian tortoise as he was growing, he loved his time in there, it has a hiding space for when he was tired or done with socialization, and a living room area which he spent most of his time in. 1 is a bit too small for fully grown russian tortoise so by the time they get a lot bigger you should get 2 and connect them, but we just moved my tortoise into an outdoor enclosure altogether due to lack of indoor space and his preferences. Great quality, simple, easy and fun to put together, and a perfect starter home for a young tortoise.
on May 4, 2021
It was easy to put together its alot of room for my tortise. It gives him a great place to hide. We put linoleum in the bottom for easy clean up and we don't have to worry about the wood getting wet.
Decent if it's not broke
on Apr 13, 2021
I ordered two to put together for my two tortoises and one was broke I fixed it up enough to use but the price you pay you shouldn't have to fix it. The one that wasn't broke was alright.
on Feb 4, 2021
I purchased this item and had the same thing happen as another recent buyer- splintered wood, no pre-drilled holes, the instructions and parts in the box did not match, and all the wrong screws were sent. Chewy was great in sending me a second, but the same thing again! It must be a warehouse issue... be advised you will need tools in case you end up making it do! I used what was in the box and built my second one and it eventually came out great lol Thanks Milwaukee power drill!
Would not recommend
on Jan 31, 2021
Came with screws but no holes in the wood so we had to use an electric screw driver. The 1 piece of wood was about an inch too short so we had to use what was supposed to be the door for the side. This certainly wasn’t cheap to buy would never recommend anyone to purchase.
Russian tortoise house
on Jan 7, 2021
My tortoise has enjoyed having separate parts to burrow in and bask in. My only complaint is that it is a little flimsy and could be a sturdier wood. Or some sort of composite that's easier to clean.
Box Turtle habitat
on Oct 25, 2020
After using tanks and tubs I found this enclosure and my box turtle loves it. I’ve had him over 20 years and judging by his behavior I think he loves his new home. Lots of room, a place to hide, and plenty of fresh air.