Aldabra Tortoise for sale
We’ve got some beautiful captive-bred baby Aldabra tortoises for sale here at ar!
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 for sale 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.
baby Aldabra giant tortoise for sale
Aldabra come to us from the islands of the Aldabra Atoll in Seychelles. We have 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 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 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.
largest tortoises in the world
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.
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 For Sale 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.
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!
The Aldabra giant tortoise (Aldabrachelys gigantea) is a species of tortoise in the family Testudinidae. The species is endemic to the islands of the Aldabra Atoll in the Seychelles. It is one of the largest tortoises in the world. Historically, giant tortoises were found on many of the western Indian Ocean islands, as well as Madagascar, and the fossil record indicates giant tortoises once occurred on every continent and many islands with the exception of Australia and Antarctica.
Many of the Indian Ocean species were thought to be driven to extinction by over-exploitation by European sailors, and they were all seemingly extinct by 1840 with the exception of the Aldabran giant tortoise on the island atoll of Aldabra. Although some remnant individuals of A. g. hololissa and A. g. arnoldi may remain in captivity, in recent times, these have all been reduced as subspecies of A
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