As you can see, tortoises are an important part of my life!

Here is a mixture of care information, images and goodies for fellow tortoise lovers

Tortoise Icons and wallpapers for your desktop too!


How to make your own tortoise screensaver....

Tortoise Puzzles...

Dancing Tortoises...

Browse the Tlady's Guide online now with edible weeds illustrations

Buy the Weeds book!

Now in its fourth edition


A full colour, illustrated handbook of wild and cultivated plants known to be palatable 

and safe for Mediterranean tortoises

and other herbivorous reptiles


It will give you"Food for Tort"!


B5 size for convenience in the field,

with laminated cover for durability.

9.75 + p&p

UK P&P: 2.75    

For bulk pricing and enquiries CONTACT ME

I post, same day, to the UK, Europe and the US.

The prices in the box are inclusive of postal charges.

Or you can purchase single or multiple copies

from my eBay page:


Select Postal area

Also available to order through

or via any Waterstones store, quoting ISBN 978-0-9934176-3-4

I post, same day, to the UK, Europe and the US.

Download my free updated care booklet:      

"A Guide to Rearing Mediterranean    Tortoises"

View my online Tortoise Gallery

The Tlady's Babies! 

Captive bred juvenile tortoises available

New!! The Tlady's Goodies!!


Download my Tortoise Cursors & Icons

All free at

The Tlady's Goodies Page!


Tortoise Care Books for further reading from Amazon


Combined Heat and UV Light bulbs

There are several makes of mercury vapour lamp combining heat and light in one bulb. The UV in these enables your tortoise to produce Vitamin D in its skin which mobilises calcium in the body. Makes include ZooMed Powersun, Exo-Terra Solar-Glo, MegaRay and Arcadia.


Arcadia D3 UV Basking Lamps

These are currently the most recommended combined heat and light bulbs and are available in 80 watt, 100 watt and 160 watt depending on the size and scale of your set up. I am currently using these.

 Arcadia D3 UV Basking Lamp





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