Aldabra tortoise diet
Feeding your new baby Aldabra tortoise: Aldabra tortoise are grazers for the most part but seem to be opportunistic when the situation arises. In a word… these guys are pigs and will eat anything. Secondly, this particular group is fed mainly grasses and broadleaf weeds (read: lawn clippings when the lawn is mowed) in addition to grocery greens including Romaine, Escarole, Endive, Green leaf, Red leaf, Kale, Collard greens. Also, when these are fed, it is in a ratio of 2 to 1 (lettuces to the other stuff). Lastly, the greens are fed every 2 to 3 days.
Aldabra tortoises like fruit, but feed it sparingly
Fruits such as Apple, Pear, Strawberries, Kiwi, Mango and occasionally mellon are fed as a treat. Keep in mind to not feed too much concern is given to feeding the Apples and Berries and such. Secondly, the high moisture content foods are fed with caution. Also, on the days in between, Mazuri tortoise diet is fed. (It can be found at any feed store or can be ordered directly from Purina) Mice are fed on an occasional basis. (once a month or so in the form of prekilled mice)(It is not recommended that you watch or do this around kids). If you are interested in a different species of baby tortoise for sale, or adult tortoise for sale, check out all of our tortoises for sale here.
Vitamins in the form of crushed tablets of Centrum is added every 2 or 3 weeks. Calcium carbonate is added at every feeding. Cuttlebone is available at all times.