Burmese Mountain tortoise for sale
Burmese Mountain tortoises for sale include both the Burmese Black mountain tortoise as well as the Burmese Brown tortoise. Both species are sub tropical and considered a forest species of tortoise for sale. Like all of the baby tortoise for sale here at Tortoisesphere, our Burmese Mountain tortoises are as nice as it gets! Working with stunning specimens, our Burmese mountain tortoise breeders program is one of the best in the USA. Keeping Burmese mountain tortoise for sale can be rewarding, and fairly simple, so long as your habitat parameters are kept in check.
Burmese Mountain tortoise for sale – Habitat
When building your mountain tortoise habitat, consider that they are a forest species. Forest species of tortoise typically like higher humidity, as well as lower UVB lighting. Below we will discuss Burmese Mountain tortoise habitat construction and variables that allow the proper keeping of either the Burmese black tortoise for sale, OR the Burmese brown mountain tortoise. Burmese Mountain tortoises are one of the largest species of tortoise in the world. If you are considering a giant tortoise for sale, these guys are basically like Black Sulcata tortoise sized tortoises, maybe a tad smaller. Habitats for babies can be as simple as 18×12 sweater boxes. Using a sweater box is great when small as it allows you to control humidity and airflow easily.
Mountain tortoise humidity
Burmese Mountain tortoise humidity should be in the 70-80% area all the time. Nighttime humidity can drop without issue, however daytime humidity should always remain in the 75% area for both species of mountain tortoise for sale. There are various ways to keeping your habitat humid including spraying it down a few times a day so the substrate can hold it’s own moisture. When substrate is damp, it allows the baby mountain tortoise for sale to dig in to the microclimate it needs to rehydrate. You will notice your mountain tortoises hanging out in shaded areas and they love dampness. Just be sure your temps are in the 80-88 range and not dipping below 76 to prevent upper respiratory issues.
Mountain tortoise Temperature
Mountain tortoises like it warm, but not scorching hot, after all they’re a forest species. You will notice your mountain tortoises hanging out in shaded areas and they love dampness. Just be sure your temps are in the 80-88 range and not dipping below 76 to prevent upper respiratory issues. Consider if you are going to use a ceramic heat emitter or a heat panel or maybe a combo of the two before you buy a tortoise.
Burmese Mountain tortoise diet
Mountain tortoises diet should consist of a wide variety of leafy greens, as well as some non acidic fruits, like papaya and apple. Leafy greens should make up at least 75% of the mountain tortoise food intake. A list of mountain tortoise safe greens include Dandelion, Romaine, Spring Mixes, Kale, Green and Red Leaf Lettuces, Collard and Mustard greens and more. In addition, we feed Mazuri tortoise chow, since it is believed that mountain tortoise food list should consist of protein in higher concentration then dessert or coastal species like the leopard tortoise for sale, or African Sulcata tortoise.