Sulcata tortoise for sale
We have some fantastic captive-bred African Sulcata tortoises for sale, also known as a Spurred tortoises for sale. The African Sulcata tortoise for sale is one of the most popular tortoise for sale in the United States and is also known for being one of the largest species of tortoise for sale in the world, growing to 18-24″ and up to 150 lbs. The average size is 18″ and 90 lbs at 25 years of age. We currently have African Sulcata hatchings for sale, well started baby Sulcata tortoise for sale(recommended over the more fragile hatchlings) and cute and plump 1-year-old Sulcata tortoises in stock.
African Sulcata or African Spurred tortoises come from the dry arid desert of Africa and primarily grazes on grasses and dry weeds. In captivity, they enjoy an easy diet of spring mix, dandelion greens, and Mazuri tortoise chow, dusted with calcium twice per week. A baby Sulcata tortoise is easy to care for, and besides getting large, are fantastic pet tortoises.
Baby Sulcata Tortoise
Our African Sulcata tortoises come from top-quality adult African Spurred tortoise breed stock and exemplify the species standard in both color, and temperament. Sulcata tortoises 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 (3.5-6.5mo) baby Sulcata tortoise for sale over the fresh hatchling (1-3mo) Sulcata tortoises for sale online.
baby Sulcata tortoise for sale
African Sulcatas or African Spurred tortoise is from the dry arid desert of Africa and primarily grazes on grasses and dry weeds. In captivity, Sulcatas for sale enjoy an easy diet of spring mix, dandelion greens, and Mazuri tortoise chow, dusted with calcium twice per week. They are easy to care for, and besides getting large, are fantastic pet tortoises.
Sulcata Tortoise for sale
One of the most popular tortoises in the world is the Sulcata tortoise for sale of north-central Africa. Sulcata tortoises for sale are sometimes referred to as African spurred tortoise for sale, African spur thigh, and just spurred tortoises for sale. As recently as a few decades ago baby Sulcata tortoises for sale were rare in the United States, but they have shown an amazing ability to adapt to various climates and habitats in captivity, and their low cost combined with a curious personality make them tortoises that are commonly sought after by first-time tortoise owners.
Baby Sulcata Tortoise Life Span
If your baby Suclata tortoise for sale is raised properly, he or she should be a long, healthy life. We recommend raising them slow and steady here at tortoise town. Sulcata tortoises for sale that are raised with a high-fiber diet will live a very long time. Also, captive-bred Sulcata tortoises for sale, like the babies available here at CB live the longest. Most indications are that Sulcata tortoises for sale can live more than 100 years or even longer with proper care.
Sulcata for sale – African Sulcata Tortoise Size
Sulcata tortoises all grow at different rates. Growth is normally based on a combination of variables. These variables include food, protein content, average humidity, soaking schedule, etc. Sulcata tortoises for sale can vary so much in size that a 3-year-old may be the same size as another 7-year-old Sulcata tortoise for sale. Many adult Sulcata tortoises can grow to 24″ and over 100 lbs. However, as a rule of thumb, Sulcatas average 75-80 lbs.
Baby Sulcata Tortoise for sale – Food and Diet
Sulcata tortoises are eager eaters, and therefore very easy to feed. With adult tortoises, the best staple diets are various grasses and leaves, plus Mazuri tortoise chow, for extra vitamin D3 and minerals. Baby Sulcata tortoises for sale may graze on any of the lawn grasses, dandelion, grasses, mulberry bush leaves,, hibiscus leaves and flowers. Once about 4 months to a year old, most baby Sulcata for sale will eat grass hays (we like orchard grass hay). Baby Sulcata tortoise for sale may have a harder time eating the tougher grass and hay because of their less powerful jaws.
baby Sulcata for sale Availability
Sulcata tortoise for sale is available nearly year-round from tortoise farms, and tortoise breeders. Be sure to stay away from pet stores. Pet stores who sell tortoises normally have no idea what they are doing and the animals are often failing before they are even sold. Also, getting information on proper tortoise care should be done with a breeder, not a pet shop employee. All too often we get emails and calls from people with improper Sulcata tortoise habitats set up with bad info from a pet store employee!
Sulcata Tortoise Caging
Because of their size, baby sulcata tortoises for sale are best kept by those who have access to an outdoor area, where their tortoise(s) can be kept for most, or all, of the year. Most Sulcata tortoise breeders keep their baby Sulcata for sale in a desert-type setup. Because of size, most breeders are housing their animals outdoors with a large grass area. This is done because Sulcata tortoises commonly walk the perimeter of their habitats, keeping a dirt path around the outsides!