Successful Russian Tortoise Care and Husbandry

Be a Expert Russian Tortoise Keeper In Less Then 90 Minutes!
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  • Lectures 20
  • Length 1 hour
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  • Languages English
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Published 6/2016 English

Course Description

Russian Tortoise Husbandry

Russian Tortoise Care and Husbandry - learn where they come from in the wild and why it's the foundation of a healthy tortoise - learn proven tortoise husbandry techniques.

Do You Want To Learn The Right Russian Tortoise Diet and Indoor/Outdoor Pen Requirements Proven to Have a Russian Tortoise Healthy and Active for Years into the Future?

But not sure if you're feeding your Russian Tortoise the right foods or have the correct pen right now?

Wondering, because you seen it talked about on-line, if they really need to be hibernated?

If you understand feeding any animal the right foods dramatically increases its health and its interactivity with you. . .

. . . And if you understand the right diet along with the right indoor and outdoor pens is the most powerful means you have for having a healthy, interactive Russian tortoise.…

. . . Then having a healthy, interactive, long-lived Russian tortoise is simple and inexpensive to replicate - wherever you live.

Russian Tortoise Care

This training course will take you through the principles of Russian Tortoise husbandry and show you how to create a long-lived unique pet you can will to your grandchildren.

The course focuses on understanding how to keep your Russian tortoise healthy and active and shows you how to create a diet and pen for them that mimics their native environment.

Does This Sound A Too Complicated?

Not at all.

Once you have grasped the basic concepts behind my four levels of Tortoise Husbandry, you will find it very easy to apply them to caring for your Russian tortoise.

And I explain it in a simple and easy to understand manner!

Based On 45 Years of Real World Experience

These are not theoretical principles, I've applied them to both arid and forest tortoises species over many years and what I've done is distill that experience down to just the information and knowledge you need to be a Russian Tortoise expert.

Who Is This Course For?

If you are considering getting a Russian Tortoise, or a current owner of one, then this course is designed for you.

As a new owner, you will be able to setup the right pen and feed them the right diet with confidence.

As a current Russian tortoise owner you will be able to solidify your current knowledge and take the next step and see how easy it is to hibernate and breed them.

What Is Covered In The Course:

I will take you through the Four Levels Of Tortoise Husbandry.

I will show you what type of items make great foods items and how you can find up to 30% of the Russian tortoise diet in your own backyard.

I will take you through the best type of indoor pen and the two types of outdoor pens.

I will show you how you can hibernate and breed them successfully.

Join Me In The Course:

You have a full 30 day money back guarantee if you don't like this course and want a refund.

So join me on in these videos and learn how to create a healthy, active Russian tortoise you will enjoy for decades and need to will to your children or grandchildren!

What are the requirements?

  • Understand owning a tortoise as a pet is a long-term committment

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Discover where the Russian Tortoise comes from in the wild and why it's so important
  • Learn why the Topography drives the pen requirements
  • Learn why the Geology of their native environment drives their specific diet requirements
  • How to build of buy the right indoor and outdoor pens
  • How to hibernate your Russian Tortoise (not required)
  • How to breed your Russian Tortoise(s)
  • Understand what causes their most basic health issues
  • Discover the differences between a captive bred and wild caught Russian Tortoise
  • Learn that up to 30% of their diet can be found in your backyard or vacant lot

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone from 13 years old and up
  • Anyone who know owns or is thinking of owning a Russian Tortoise

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction to the course
Who is Ernie Johnson and Why Does He Think You'll Be a Russian Tortoise Expert W
Section 2: Section 1–Where Does The Russian Tortoise Come From and How To Choose Right One
Section 1 Introduction - What You'll Learn In This Section

Where does the Russian Tortoise come from in the world?


The Topography drives the enclosure, the Geology drives the diet


Store Bought or Captive Bred and how to tell the difference between a Male and a Female

1 question

The Native Environment of the Russian Tortoise

Section 3: Section 2 - The Right Indoor and Outdoor Russian Tortoise pens
Section 2 Introduction - What You'll Learn In This Section
The Right Indoor Russian Tortoise Pen
Choosing the Right Materials for your Indoor Pen
The RIght Outdoor Pen Options for Russian Tortoises
1 question

Which answer best describes the right type of indoor and outdoor pens for your Russian tortoise?

Section 4: Section 3 - The Russian Tortoise Diet
Section 3 Introduction - What You'll Learn In This Section
The Right Diet For Your Russian Tortoise
1 question

The Right Diet For Your Russian Tortoise

Section 5: Section 4 - How to Hibernate your Russian Tortoise
Section 4 Introduction - What You'll Learn In This Section
Hibernation Preporation For Your Russian Tortoise
What To Do During & Bringing Them Out Of Hibernation
1 question

Hibernating Your Russian Tortoise

Section 6: Section 5 - Health and your Russian Tortoise
Section 5 Introduction - What You'll Learn In This Section
The Most Common Health Issues and What Causes Them
1 question

Common Russian Tortoise Heath Issues

Section 7: Section 6 - Breeding your Russian Tortoise
Preparation for Breeding Your Russian Tortoise
Section 6 Introduction - What You'll Learn In This Section
Egg Incubation and Russian Tortoise Hatchling Care
1 question

Breeding Your Russian Tortoise

Section 8: Section 7 - Bonus Videos, Care Sheets, Pen Building document, and other extras
Bonus Videos & Resources

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Instructor Biography

Ernie Johnson, Information Technology Pro - Long Time Tortoise Keeper

My name is Ernie Johnson and I got started with tortoises back in the summer of 1971, when I purchased a female Berlandier's or Texas Tortoise.

For the last 16 years I've focused on Russian's, my very old male Greek tortoise, and a pair of captive bred, now adult Redfoot's.

Having spent my working life in Information Technology where facts and logic rule the day, I thought it was time to distill all the facts and logic I'd used over the last 16 years with these guys to help other owners get the right information.

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