2023 UK Bred Dwarf Hermann Tortoise

(1 customer review)


June 2023 hatchlings – unsexed – mircochipped and with certificate

Dwarf Hermann are the smallest breed of tortoise. Our babies are currently 6cm and can grow to about 4-5 inches. See full details below.

We can deliver tortoises to England, Wales and Scotland. Click here to see our delivery options.



Dwarf Hermann tortoises are a type of Mediterranean tortoise and are becoming one of our most popular tortoises to keep. They can be kept in a tortoise table or vivarium and can live outside in summer months.

Tortoises are cold blooded reptiles that need heat to function. Dwarf Hermann tortoises require a basking hotspot temperature of 85F-90F during the day. At night time the temperature should between 65F-70F. These tortoises come from hot and dry areas where the air humidity is low.

They also require Ultra Violet lighting (UVA and UVB) for at least 12 hours a day, this stimulates appetite, activity and promotes vitamin D3 synthesis which tortoises need to absorb calcium and for healthy growth.

A multi-vitamin supplement must be added to their daily diet (Reptavite/Calcium Powder). A good mixture of plants, vegetables and our Komodo complete pellet food will ensure your tortoise has a balanced diet. Fresh food should be given everyday. Visit our tortoise diet page to find out the best foods for your tortoise.

Tortoises drink very little water. They should be bathed in a shallow dish of fresh warm water at least once a week. This helps them release their motions and uric acid. Fresh water should be given everyday.

We have found that hemp bedding the best substrate to use for Dwarf Hermanns as it is dust free and easy to clean. Droppings can be picked out daily and cleaned out fully every 3 weeks or when necessary.

We have complete starter kits that include everything you need to care for your Dwarf Hermann tortoise.

ORIGIN: Europe
AMBIENT TEMP: Day: 78F + 85F-95F Hotspot / Night: 65F
ADULT SIZE: 10 – 13cm
FOOD: Herbivore

A care sheet will be included when purchasing your tortoise with all the information you need to care for it. We are also available everyday to offer help and advice if you need it.

Dwarf Hermann tortoises are classified as an endangered species which means they are microchipped and come with are Article 10 certificate. You do not have to do anything other than keep the certificate with the tortoise for its life.

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1 review for 2023 UK Bred Dwarf Hermann Tortoise

  1. Jennifer Burns

    We received our little dwarf this morning and we are over the moon. We love the decoration on the box too! The lady on the phone was so helpful and made sure I fully understood everything before going ahead with my order. Will recommend to everyone I know! Would give more stars if I could. Thank you tortoise centre!!

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