Aldabra Tortoise for sale
Looking for a baby Aldabra tortoise for sale? We’ve got some beautiful captive-bred baby Giant 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. In addition to the Aldabra, our Aldabra tortoise care section also features information on Galapagos tortoise for sale.
he Aldabra giant tortoise comes to us from the islands of the Aldabra Atoll in Seychelles.
A giant Aldabra is one of the largest tortoises, and animals in the world
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! (also known as Aldabra giant tortoises for sale).
Our Aldabra tortoises are perfect scute, bowling ball smooth, excellent specimens that we are extremely proud of. Secondly, these cute 4-6″ baby Aldabra tortoises 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.
Besides offering baby Aldabra tortoises for sale, we also offer and always recommend the 6-month-old well started Aldabra tortoises for sale. In addition to babies, our customers often choose yearlings over the more fragile baby giant Aldabra tortoise hatchlings for sale. As the 2nd larger tortoise on the planet, an Aldabra tortoise is fairly easy to care for when compared to most other species of tortoise for sale.
Be sure to build a proper Aldabra tortoise habitat before your baby 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.
Environment: The Aldabra Giant tortoise for sale 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.
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.
Aldabra Tortoise Life Span of the gentle giants
Aldabra tortoiselong-lived lived gentle giants, 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!
Aldabra Tortoises for sale – Giant Aldabra tortoise Diet
Aldabra tortoises 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 Tortoise Giant tortoise for sale – 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.