red footed tortoise humidity Humidity for red-footed tortoises should be kept at 60-80% which is harder to keep in a tank or open enclosure. The best way to establish this is by using a plastic bin with holes drilled throughout and PVC racks. Aquariums may be used but they are harder to maintain humidity in, […]
Red Eared Slider Turtle UV light Learn about proper UV lighting and slider turtle basking lamp options. For indoor setups, most turtle keepers provide UVA and UVB through special fluorescent bulbs. These bulbs are specially manufactured to emit UVB rays and have special glass casings that allow the rays to pass through. They come in […]
Red Eared Slider Turtle Tank / Red Eared Slider Turtle Habitat Size When setting up your new red eared slider turtle tank, consider having 10 gallons of water per inch of turtle as a general rule of thumb but a 20 gallon tank is a minimum size for hatchling red eared sliders. Keeping in mind […]
There are many species of terrapins for sale. The most popular being the Diamond Back Terrapin for sale. We specialize in both land tortoises for sale as well as turtles for sale, including a large selection of captive bred aquatic turtles for sale. The first two subspecies, starting on the Atlantic Coast at Cape Cod, […]
Pink Belly Side Necked Turtle Diet & Feeding Before purchasing your new pink belly side necked turtle for sale, find the right aquatic turtle for sale breeder. Whether it be a turtle store, or turtle farm, it is important you find the right turtle breeder selling captive bred baby turtles for sale only. Our […]
Leopard gecko diet Leopard Gecko Food and leopard gecko diet information: Live insects are a must for your gecko; they do not eat plants or veggies. The best items to use are meal worms or crickets, but you can treat your pet to wax-worms or super worms once a week if you wish. A Leopard Gecko’s diet should include insects and […]
Edible Tortoise Food List Yarrow Echinacea Agave Wild Rosemary Hollyhock Fig Leaves Ladies’ mantle Sweet Potato Aloe Perennial Ryegrass Marshmallow Purple Loosestrife Horse radish Mulberry Cow Parsley Watercress Celeriac Oregano Tall Oat Grass Petunia English daisy Radish Butterfly Bush Black Currant Pot Marigold Blackberry Shepard’s Purse Chia Chicory Dandelion Comfrey Nasturtium Artichoke Grapes Dahlia Raspberry […]
Russian tortoise weeds and GREENS Russian tortoises are some of the smallest tortoises for sale in the USA. They are also some of the easiest to care for. Below you will find some russian tortoise plants that are edible for russian tortoises to eat. Most super market stores have a decent selection of greens that […]
Leopard tortoise hatchling care Housing in captivity. Except for hatchlings and juveniles, aquaria should be avoided – mesh enclosures are better. As they get larger a custom built pen is the only really adequate housing for them. A medium size leopard tortoise would need a pen at least 10 feet square and if at all […]
Leopard Tortoise Food As grazers, leopard tortoises feed on a variety of grasses and vegetation. They require a high-fiber diet rich in calcium. In addition to grazing the captive diet may be supplemented a couple times a week with collard greens, turnip greens, mustard greens, dandelion greens and flowers, hibiscus leaves and flowers, grape leaves, […]
African Sulcata tortoise lifespan The lifespan of an African spurred tortoise is about 50–150 years, though they can live much longer. (The oldest in captivity is 54 years, located in the Giza Zoological Gardens, Egypt, 1986.) Sulcata Tortoise (Geochelone [Centrochelys] Sulcata) The most popular pet tortoises in the world are probably the sulcata tortoises of north central […]
Hatchling sulcata tortoise care information. This information will help understand proper baby suclata tortoise care. Before buying your new baby sulcata tortoise or any sulcata tortoise for sale, please research proper care! Indoor Baby suclata tortoise Housing: The bigger the better. Got room for a 4×8′ tortoise table? Great! Sweater boxes and Christmas tree storage […]
Edible plants for tortoises (Tortoise Safe Plants & Tortoise Safe weeds) Be careful to avoid picking plants from areas contaminated by lead (from vehicle exhausts) or from areas which may have been subjected to chemical spraying. Recommended basic food plants: Dandelion (Taraxacum officianale) Hawkbits (Leontodon spp.) Sowthistles (Sonchus spp.) Hawkweeds (Pictis spp.) Hawkbeards (Crepis spp.) […]
Sulcata Habitat construction Most people start off with young tortoises purchased from breeders and pet stores. Young tortoises are often kept indoors for the first few years to minimize risks of escape or harm from cats, birds, and dogs. There are some important things that need to be done to keep your tortoise healthy while […]
Sulcata Tortoise Diet and Sulcata tortoise feeding: With adult sulcata tortoises, the best staple diets are various grasses and leaves, the same as their natural diet. They will graze on any of the lawn grasses, mulberry leaves, grape leaves, hibiscus leaves and flowers. With size, most Sulcata tortoise will eat grass hays (we like orchard grass hay). Commercial pelleted […]
African Sulcata tortoise breeding Mating occurs during the rain season, usually February to March. Males will fight for dominance over females and are vocal during mating. After a gestation period of 60 days, the female searches for a suitable nesting place. Many nests will be made before she chooses the most suitable one. Nests can […]
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