Elongated Tortoise for sale
Captive-bred elongated tortoise for sale are excellent pets as long as you can meet their requirements for warmth and humidity throughout the year. A medium sized tortoise, Elongated tortoises for sale stay relatively small. Because they only grow 12 to 14 inches long, are hardy and long-lived Elongated tortoises can make great pet tortoise once they grow up. Once comfortable and confidence, and used to their owner, a pet elongated tortoise will become more accustomed to you. Elongated tortoises are know for approaching their owners to investigate your presence and hoping you have a fresh strawberry or piece of melon to offer.
Elongated tortoises are a medium sized tortoise and member of the Testudo family. They are cousins so to speak with many more popular species of Testudo tortoise. Many of the more popular Testudo tortoises for sale include the Hermann’s tortoise, Greek tortoise, Egyptian tortoise, Marginated tortoise, and the Russian tortoise.
In nature, Elongated tortoises live in warm, tropical forests throughout Asia. Secondly, elongated tortoise eem to shun direct sunlight and rarely bask. It is common for them to spend a great deal of time in the leaf litter, buried in leaves or hidden on the lower end of tropical plants. Due to their large geographic range, Elongated tortoises are found in a variety of habitats. Interestingly enough you can find Elongated tortoises ranging from dry to very humid. Keeping this in mind is and essential aspect of their proper care in captivity. A longer style enclosure offering a warm, humid area and also a dry area is key. Because this will allow this species to find the right spot for its needs throughout the day and through the seasons.
What To Feed Elongated Tortoise
Did you know that elongated tortoises are omnivores? Believe it or not, Elongated are omnivores, eating both animal and plant material in nature. We offer a variety of mixed salads with a base of romaine and/or green leaf lettuce and top it off with a shredded mix of vegetables. The veggies we use are normally a variety of zucchini and yellow squash, sweet potato, carrots, peas, cucumber, and green beans). We also feed fruite, usually apple, pear and tomatoes, every other day for adults. Lastly, for babies, we feed daily for hatchlings and tortoises up to about two years old.
More than just Elongated tortoise for sale!
As tortoise breeders, we focus on using only the best breed stock to provide our customers with healthy, happy and active top quality specimens that are sure to please any turtle or baby tortoise enthusiast for decades to come. Our tortoises for sale online include nothing but 100% captive bred tortoise breed stock.
Elongated tortoise for sale
$239.00 – $1,454.00
Elongated Tortoise for sale (elongated tortoise for sale)
The elongated tortoise (Indotestudo elongata) gets its name from its distinctively long, somewhat narrow shell, called the carapace . This shell is a caramel to dark yellowish-brown color, with black blotches on each scute.
We have some fantastic captive bred elongated tortoise for sale. The elongated tortoise is one of the most popular pet tortoise for sale in the United States and is also known for being one of the more colorful species of tortoise for sale in the world. Average size is 10-11″ and 15-20 lbs at 20 years of age. Elongated tortoises for sale can live up to 100 years when properly cared for. We currently have elongated tortoise hatchings for sale, well started baby elongated tortoise for sale(recommended over the more fragile hatchlings) and cute and plump 1 year old elongated tortoises for sale in stock. The elongated tortoise is a forrest dwelling species, and eats some protein, which is less common in the tortoise world besides forrest species which are known for having a much broader pallet then desert species. In captivity they enjoy an easy diet of spring mix, dandelion greens, papaya, strawberry, apple, and Mazuri tortoise chow, dusted with calcium twice per week. They are easy to care for and can make fantastic pet tortoises.
Our Captive bred Elongated tortoises for sale come from top quality elongated tortoise breed stock and exemplify the species standard in both color, and temperament. Elongated tortoises for sale are fairly EASY in terms of care level, and make great additions to any tortoise collection especially once they are at least 4 months old which is why we always recommend the well started baby tortoise for sale over the fresh hatchling elongated tortoises for sale online.
Elongated tortoise for sale
With a Biologist ON SITE, all of our elongated tortoise for sale online come with our live arrival and full 7 day health guarantee. If you purchase a complete tortoise setup kit from our shop, your tortoise will automatically come with a 30 day health guarantee. Our elongated tortoises for sale are ready to ship to your door via FedEx in heated or cooled containers and will arrive the morning after shipment. Typically they leave here around 7pm and are on your doorstep the next morning between 8-10am.