Marginated Tortoise for sale
We have some fantastic captive bred gorgeous marginated tortoises for sale. The marginated tortoise is a member of the Tesudo tortoise family, which includes Greeks, Russians, Hermann’s Egyptians and other european species. The marginated tortoise (Testudo marginata) is a species of tortoise found in Greece, Italy and the Balkans in southern Europe. It is the largest European tortoise of all the testudo species but still is considered a small to medium tortoise. Average size is 10-14″ and 10-18 lbs at full maturity. Marginated tortoises for sale can live up to 100 years when properly cared for.
The marginated tortoise for sale is a member of the Testudo tortoise family. This family includes the popular species of Russian tortoise, Greek tortoise, Hermann’s tortoise, Egyptian tortoise to name a few. The marginated is “special” because as it matures, it’s rear scutes start to “flare” out. This enables the marginated tortoises to live and thrive on very hilly, or rocky landscape. The Marginated tortoise grows 11-14″ and is one of the larger testudo tortoise species. Marginated tortoises for sale that are captive bred can make an absolutely fantastic addition to any tortoise collection or pet tortoise for sale.
Marginated Tortoise Availablity
Marginated tortoise for sale are available at times throughout the year. A Marginated tortoise is not a common species of tortoise for sale. Baby Marginated tortoises resemble their cousins, other Testudo family tortoises. They most closely resemble baby Hermann’s tortoise as well as baby Greek tortoise for sale.
Marginated tortoise for sale – Temperature
Marginated tortoises like very similar temperatures and climates to the other species of Testudo tortoise. Keeping a median temperature of 85 degrees is perfect for daytime, with nighttime lows not to exceed 72 degrees. Marginated tortoises for sale will hibernate if kept outdoors in the winter. Hibernation is not necessary, however, so keeping them indoors will forgo the hibernation period.
Marginated tortoise for sale – UV Lighting
Like all baby tortoise for sale, the Marginated tortoise for sale also needs proper UVB exposure. UVB lighting is important with all species of tortoise including the Testudo Marginata. Using a t5 high output tube style lamp is recommended and best, and using a 10% or 10.0 lamp is recommended
Marginated tortoise for sale – Heating
Marginated tortoises should be kept between 80 degrees on the colder side, and 95 degrees in the hot spot. Marginateds will hibernate if temps dip below 55.
Marginated tortoise diet and food list
Marginated tortoise‘s diet consists of vegetation. Good foods include dandelion, clover, honeysuckle, leafy salads, watercress, curly kale, Brussel tops, spring greens, coriander, parsley, rocket, carrot, parsnip, courgette and bell peppers. The bulk of the vegetation should be leafy greens. The diet should also include fibrous plants like grasses and weeds. Good weeds include plantains, white nettle, corn poppy, chickweed, bindweeds, and hawkbit. For times when fresh food is not available, or for variety, there are pre-made tortoise dried foods available that most tortoises relish. Instead, tortoises should be given a shallow bath 2-3 times a week for 10 minutes. This will enable them to take on freshwater and stimulate them to empty their waste. Be sure to visit our tortoise care sheet section, and specifically our Marginated tortoise care section. Before buying your new marginated tortoise for sale, we recommend exploring our care sheets!
More than just Marginated tortoise for sale!
Cb Reptile is proud to offer OVER 20 species of healthy, captive-bred baby tortoise for sale including red foot tortoise for sale, yellow foot tortoise for sale, cherry head tortoise for sale, Sulcata tortoise, leopard tortoise, giant leopard tortoise, Greek tortoises for sale online, eastern Hermann’s tortoises for sale, western Hermann’s tortoise for sale, as well as many other species of tortoise for sale and turtles for sale. Land turtles, also known as box turtles for sale are also available at CB.
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.
Japanese Pond turtle (Copy)
$99.95 – $949.00
Japanese Pond Turtle for sale
We have some fantastic, vividly colored Japanese pond turtles for sale. We currently have captive bred baby Japanese pond turtles for sale, captive bred well started baby Japanese pond turtle for sale as well as yearling Japanese pond turtles for sale.Mauremys japonica is basically brown all over although the head may be lighter with darker spots on the jaw and sides. There may be a keel which may or may not have a light colored stripe. The posterior marginals will be heavily serrated. The carapace may feature clear growth annuli and may also have a subtle pattern of radiating striae. There is a notch in the plastron. Some larger females can reach 7″ in straight line carapace length, but most will tend to be smaller, 5-6″
This species is omnivorous with a leaning toward carnivory. Worms, insects, snails, shrimp, feeder fish, cat or dog food kibble, etc. could all be used as part of a varied diet. Also provide aquatic plants, and other greens, vegetables, and occasional fruits. This species will accept floating turtle food pellets formulated for aquatic turtles. Provide a source of calcium, such as cuttlebone or boiled eggshells.
When choosing a baby japanese pond turtle for sale it is important that you purchase a healthy animal from an experienced japanese pond turtle breeder. Captive bred pond turtles for sale should always be purchased over a wild caught spotted turtle for sale when possible. Our stock of japanese pond turtles for sale are top notch and ready to ship to you via FedEx Overnight in heated or cooled, insulated shipping boxes and come with our live arrival and full 7 day health guarantee. One shipping charge covers up to 4 turtles for sale.
With a Biologist ON SITE, all of our japanese pond turtles for sale online come with our live arrival and full 7 day health guarantee. If you purchase a complete turtle setup kit from our shop, your turtle will automatically come with a 30 day health guarantee. Our japanese pond turtles 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.