Some of the most popular types of water turtles for sale are baby snapping turtles. Keeping a baby snapping turtle for sale can be easy if you have the right place for it to live and do your research. It is also helpful to learn how to set up and care for the homes of aquatic turtles. It can be hard to find the right common snapping turtle for sale, and it’s most important to make sure they were raised in a home.
Caring for a baby snapping turtle for sale isn’t too hard as long as you know it will take time. You’ll need to make sure the turtle has a good place to live and that you do things the right way to make sure it lives a long time and is happy and healthy.
Baby Snapping turtle size
When a snapping turtle is a baby, it is very cute and hard to ignore. But they tend to get very big (up to 18 inches long and 86 pounds heavy! and can do bad things or be unhappy if they are in the wrong place. Some people find it scary that they can live more than 100 years if they are well cared for and usually live between 20 and 50 years. Taking care of a snapping turtle is a big responsibility, so give it a lot of thought before you decide to get one.
Snapping Turtle food & Baby Snapping turtle diet
Want to know what a snapping turtle should eat? It’s easy to feed your new baby snapping turtle, and a good diet should be the mainstay. Reptomin water turtle pellets are a good choice for a complete food. There are a lot of different companies that make other kinds of food for snapping turtles. Reptomin water turtle food pellets are what we like to use here more than anything else. This turtle pellet can also be fed to the pink-bellied turtle and the pink-bellied snapping turtle.
Snapping turtle habitat
A 50-gallon aquarium is a good size for a hatchling common snapping turtle all the way up to a 2-3-year-old turtle. Once the turtle has outgrown its first tank, a 70-100 gallon aquarium can be used to make it a permanent home.
Baby Snapping turtle UV light
Every day, a UVB light should be on for 10–12 hours. It’s fine to use a Reptisun UVB lamp, as long as you buy the 5.0 size. Try to use a t5 high output lamp and fixture instead of the screw-in UVB lights that look like coils.
Sexing Your Common Snapping Turtle
You can ask for a male or female turtle, or any combination of the two, when you order one of our medium-sized or adult-sized reptiles, but we can’t promise the sex. But we can promise that someone with a lot of experience with reptiles will try to pick out the turtle(s) you want.
Shipping Your Common Snapping Turtle
When you buy a Common Snapping turtle from us, we promise that it will arrive alive, no matter what. Before you order, please read the details of our guarantee.
Because we sell reptiles, amphibians, tarantulas, and scorpions online in a responsible way, we reserve the right to delay your order if the weather is too bad. This happens very rarely. This is only done to keep the animal(s) safe, and if it does happen, you will be notified by email.