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.
Just put mine together and it couldn't have been simpler. Maybe numbering the parts and not just the screws would have made it better, but it was simple to figure out. Loved the pre-drilled holes and the already installed hardware!
Wonderful enclosure for your shelled friend
on May 11, 2018
My little guy loves this! It is very spacious, but I remoced the divider and added a hut to give him some more room to run around. It locks nicely and is well built! I highly recommend!
Item not as good as it appears
on Feb 12, 2018
I read the reviews before making a purchase. The actual product that arrived is not as good as most people say. I am not sure if this is only isolated to the item I received. First, right out of the box a couple of the wood pieces have small chips at the corners/edges. The wood is rough (so handle with care or you would get splinters on your hands). Then, the pieces don't fit together quite well - the geometry is off - a rectangular box is slanted; the covers don't line up well with the chambers of the box; the smaller cover is not completely flat, so when sitting on top of the box, one corner tilted up slightly. Also, the position of the hinges don't match. We had to unscrew, re-position, thenI read the reviews before making a purchase. The actual product that arrived is not as good as most people say. I am not sure if this is only isolated to the item I received. First, right out of the box a couple of the wood pieces have small chips at the corners/edges. The wood is rough (so handle with care or you would get splinters on your hands). Then, the pieces don't fit together quite well - the geometry is off - a rectangular box is slanted; the covers don't line up well with the chambers of the box; the smaller cover is not completely flat, so when sitting on top of the box, one corner tilted up slightly. Also, the position of the hinges don't match. We had to unscrew, re-position, then reattach one of the hinges in order for it to work. Some places where you're supposed to use screws to join the pieces didn't have the pilot holes on them, so we had to drill holes, which resulted in a couple of the wood pieces crack during the process. Also because there weren't pilot holes on some of the wood pieces, it makes the instructions seem quite confusing. We thought the assembly would be simple and not taking much time, but we ended up spending a bit over an hour for the work. All in all, I am not quite satisfied with the item received. Customer Service said they could either replace or refund the product; however I would have to return the one I got. Considering all the work we had put in, and also the packaging box was cut open and used as a floor mat for the assembly, it would be a big hassle to return the item. So I had no better choice but to pass the offer. I still hope this was an isolated case, though.… more
Perfect Tortoise Box.
on Mar 11, 2018
I am purchasing my second tortoise house and planning on attaching it to the first one I bought so I can set up a grass area and a sand area and bump it onto my screened in patio. I have a two-year-old sulcata tortoise. This is perfect for my needs. I enter act with my tortoise so much that I actually replaced the front wall with a piece of clear plexiglass. So he can see out.
Great Space...Easy Set up
on Jan 2, 2018
We are very Happy with this space for our smaller box turtle... He has lots of room for all of his toys and it is easier to maintain than other terraniums.
It was easy to set up..just watch the hole placement for some parts and we were missing one small toggle. The wood is soft so making new holes is not a problem.
It would be better if it came with its own liner to protect the floor from moisture but it wasnt hard to make our own. If you have more than one turtle , I would get 2 houses and put them together...
Great for box turtle
on Feb 1, 2018
I ordered this because we have had a box turtle in a Rubbermaid container for a year. I dont know if the box turtle cares but I think I have less guilt about keeping him prisoner now. This is really big for a box turtle. Assemble was not to bad. Will keep the cat from annoying the turtle.
Ok for Chewy's lower price
on Dec 21, 2017
It's ok. It's all pre-fab and easy to assemble. It is a little out of square which placed stress on the hinges, if they are placed where they are supposed to be installed. I had to move the placement of the hinges which causes an uneven gap between the doors. It's either this or have the hinge screws tear out of the wood. 1/16" out of square multiplies gaps and uneven edges where the door closes.
Great new cage for my box turtle!
on Jan 23, 2018
It just arrived today and was easily put together in about an hour using a power drill. Some of the wood is a bit thin and soft so you need to be careful but I didn't have any issues. It was a bit odd that the left top panel has a large logo printed on it but it was easy enough to flip it over and move the clasp so the wording is on the inside. We'll have to see how it holds up over time now.
on Sep 25, 2017
Ended up being too small for my turtle although it is a great size I just want to go bigger after planning what all I want to out inside and eventually add more turtles. Chewy.com is a great company and shipping and communication was great! Highly recommend purchasing this or others from this site
on Apr 21, 2018
I was able to customize my enclosure to fit the needs for both my tortoises. I bought two and put them together.