Aldabra Tortoise for sale
We’ve got some beautiful captive-bred baby Aldabra tortoises for sale here at Tortoise Town! If you’ve got the room, and the time to invest in learning and providing proper care, an Aldabra Giant tortoise for sale could be for you.
You see, an Aldabra tortoise will be the most amazing reptile you will ever own. Be sure to check out our fantastic Aldabra tortoise care sheet in our Aldabra tortoise care section. We also offer a tortoise care section which features information on Galapagos tortoise for sale.
Aldabra tortoise price
The Aldabra tortoise price is based on the age of the baby tort. We price them as hatchlings, well started babies, yearlings and juveniles. Here at TT we work with only 100% captive bred baby Aldabras for sale.
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baby Aldabra giant tortoise for sale
Aldabra come to us from the islands of the Aldabra Atoll in Seychelles. Tortoise town has just a few super cute CAPTIVE BRED baby Aldabra giant tortoise for sale available in hatchling, 6-month-old well started baby, and yearling sizes!
Known as giant tortoises for sale, our Aldabra tortoises are perfect scute, bowling ball smooth, excellent specimens that we are extremely proud of. Some of the nicest in the world in fact are produced at our facility.
For diet, these cute 4-6″ baby Aldabras are eating a variety of calcium dusted greens. In addition, our Aldabras enjoy mazuri tortoise chow, squash, zucchini, a variety of weeds and Opuntia cactus. We do believe that the content of the giant tortoises diet will directly reflect how domed/smooth or lump his or her shell is when they reach maturity.
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Aldabras for sale
Besides offering baby Aldabra tortoises for sale, we also offer and always recommend the 6-month-old well started Aldabra for sale. In addition to babies, our customers often choose yearlings over the more fragile baby giant Aldabra tortoise hatchlings for sale.
Aldabra Giant tortoise
As the 2nd larger tortoise on the planet, an Aldabra is fairly easy to care for when compared to most other species of tortoise for sale. All of our baby tortoise for sale including our Giant Aldabra tortoises come with full health guaranteed! Captive bred with a real biologist on site, we offer you the nicest of the available giant tortoises in the country.
Be sure to build a proper Aldabra tortoise habitat before your baby Aldabra tortoise for sale comes home! An outdoor enclosure is highly recommended when conditions allow this. The above dimensions apply but the more space that can be provided the better.
Giant Aldabra Environment:
Giant Aldabras seems to tolerate a large range of conditions but a warm stable environment is recommended. An Aldabra Giant tortoise for sale should have a hot spot of at least 100F and a cool section of no less than 75F.
Most importantly, a heated hide box should be at least 82F. You can attain this by fixing a heat emitter to the ceiling of the hide box.
Lamp wattage of the heat source is going to be determined by the insulation of the hide box and the surrounding temperature. A UV source is a must if you cannot provide daily exposure to natural sunlight. For this a self-ballasted mercury vapor lamp is recommended.
Baby Aldabra Tortoise Size
The average weight of an adult male Aldabra tortoise is approximately 550 pounds, although there is one at the Fort Worth Zoo that weighs in at nearly 800 pounds.
Baby Aldabra Tortoise for sale – Life Span of the gentle giants
Aldabras are long-lived lived gentle giant tortoises for sale, some giant Aldabra tortoises for sale having reached more than 200 years of age. According to history, the oldest known Giant Aldabra in captivity at the time of this writing is 170 years old.
Consider that your new baby Giant Aldabra tortoise will start off small but grow anywhere from 1-6 inches per year! All of the baby Aldabra for sale at our tortoise farm are captive bred!
Giant Aldabra tortoise Diet
Aldabras are mostly herbivores however they are also opportunistic feeders. In nature they eat grass, leaves, plants, stems and other tasty weeds. They will also feed on insects and dead animals, even their own kind. In captivity they will eat grass, flowers, cactus pads, all sorts of leafy greens and commercial tortoise food. They also like fruit and melons.
Aldabra natural habitat (Geochelone gigantea)
In nature, you’ll find Aldabra Giant tortoises are found on the islands of the Aldabra Atoll in Seychelles. Interestingly, the Aldabra one of the largest animals as well as tortoises in the world. To date, the largest tortoise on record being the Galapagos tortoise – Geochelone nigra). Aldabra tortoises have a varied habitat on their home and introduced islands, ranging from mangrove swamps and coastal dune areas to grasslands and scrub forests.
Baby Aldabra tortoise breeders
As baby Aldabra breeders, we specialize in all ages and sizes of the Giant Aldabra tortoise. Aldabras are hatched at just about 3″ in size, and our hatchling size starts at 4″. Tortoise town highly recommends purchasing a well started baby Aldabra tortoise since they are easier to care for.
Aldabra tortoise breeders near me require a ton of space to both house and breed these giants. Aldabra tortoises are considered one of the giant tortoise for sale breeds.
Like most large tortoise for sale, Aldabras need plenty of food, and space to roam. Galapagos tortoise for sale are also super huge, however, require special permits. For even more species of tortoise for sale, check out our sister website CB Reptile!