Do Russian tortoises need a heat lamp at night?

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asked Feb 28, 2018 in Other- Pets by Zgh (290 points)
Do Russian tortoises need a heat lamp at night?

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answered Feb 28, 2018 by Adf289 (58,560 points)
A heat lamp should be on during the day to keep the Russian Tortoise warm but during the night you should shut the heat lamp off to avoid getting the Russian Tortoise too hot.

Keeping the tortoise warm during the day is good enough. They don't require a heat source at night.

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