Indian Star Tortoise for sale
Tortoise Town has the nicest Indian Star Tortoises for sale online anywhere!
Most notably, the Indian Star Tortoise for sale, including the Indian Star tortoise baby is one of the smallest and most beautiful tortoise species on earth. Most of all, the Indian Star is often the crown jewel of a tortoise keepers collection. Because of this and their small size, Indian Stars are somewhat tough to locate. Consequently, when searching for an Indian Star Tortoise baby for sale, they are not always available from Indian Star tortoise breeders.
Above all, here at Tortoise Town, captive bred Indian Star tortoises for sale are raised in perfect environments in regards to humidity and UVB. Because of this, our Indian Star baby tortoises are smooth-shelled babies. Secondly, from selective breeding, our Indian Star babies have gorgeous bright yellow bands contrasting against a solid back shell.
Indian Star tortoises for sale Before purchasing a new baby Indian star tortoise for sale, or an adult Indian star tortoise for sale, it is imperative that you locate a reputable Indian star tortoise breeder that only sells captive bred baby Indian star tortoises for sale.
Indian Star Baby for sale
Because of low egg counts, Indian star tortoise hatchlings for sale are available from time to time from captive-bred tortoise breeders. Due to the Indian Star tortoise baby requirements, is imperative that they are raised at 65-75% humidity. Because of this, closed top and high humidity Indian Star habitats are recommended during their first months of life. Because of these requirements, buying from a breeder like Tortoise Town who understands proper Indian Star tortoise care is important.
In addition to being a tiny tortoise, the Indian star is one of the most beautifully decorated tortoises. Also, due to its rarity the Indian Star tortoise baby is relatively uncommon as a pet. Also, keep in mind these tortoises are from the “dry-zones” of India and Sri Lanka, and this is the environment that we try to replicate when keeping them. Lastly, they do require different care than the more common Mediterranean tortoises.
Indian Star Tortoise hatchlings for sale
Most notably, Indian Star Tortoise hatchlings for sale have a shell just a few cm (just over an inch) long. As adults, females can be 25 cm (10 inches) long, while males are usually under 20 cm (8 inches) long. Most of the growth happens in the first 10 years. They should normally live for about 30 years, but the current record is 55 years in their natural habitat. In British terminology, they are tortoises, not turtles, as they do not live in water.
As youngsters, they have beautiful yellow butterfly-shaped markings on a rich, black background. As they grow, the yellow markings extend into narrow star rays, pointing in all directions from the center of each scute. They are a little shyer than the common Mediterranean tortoises and do not demand so much attention. Indian stars are terrestrial, living on the ground.
They can be quite sedentary, with a significantly slower walking speed, and can live comfortably in smaller spaces than equally sized Mediterranean tortoises, with lower requirements for attention and exercise. They are still, however, quite charming, and are intelligent enough to bond with their owners.
Remember when searching for any Star tortoises for sale, including a new baby tortoise for sale, tortoise town is your source for the best tortoise for sale, baby tortoises for sale, baby turtles for sale, and adult turtles for sale of any turtle storeanywhere including a huge aquatic turtle for sale section. If you are not interested in other tortoises for sale but rather care information, or info on tortoise care, please visit our care section.