• Question: ZAch wopuld you need a laser that gives UV light to look after a tortoise properly

    Asked by tortoise99 to Zach on 20 Mar 2014.
    • Photo: Zach Dixon

      Zach Dixon answered on 20 Mar 2014:

      Hi 🙂

      You need a UV light, usually a long light bulb that you can buy in a reptile shop, but not laser light. These lights provide the tortoise with the vitamins he or she would normally get from the sun to keep their shell healthy 🙂