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Captive bred baby snapping turtles for sale really aren’t as scary as they look. If you get one as a baby you have a very good chance of it being friendly as it matures. Once the pet snapping turtle is familiar with you, it is actually a very nice semi-friendly turtle. With their dinosaur-like appearance, they are definitely a prehistoric looking reptile. Also, consider the pink belly snapping turtle. Pink belly snapper turtle for sale is also a popular freshwater turtle for sale.
Fresh, or Brackish water is where you’ll find wild baby snapping turtles
Common snapping turtles are a common inhabitant of freshwater or brackish, shallow slower moving waterways or rivers. Snappers, as they are often referred can also be found at deeper areas within lakes, rivers and streams. Captive bred baby snapping turtles for sale are found throughout North America. In the wild, you can locate snapping turtles throughout a wide range of both US and in southern Canada. Snappers can even be found as far south thru Mexico and South America! Baby snapping turtles can be raised in fresh or brackish aquariums and do get used to human interaction. When looking for a snapping turtle for sale, be sure it is a captive bred snapping turtle, ONLY.
Feeding your new snapping turtle
Snapping turtle UVB Lighting
As with most reptiles, snapping turtles do well on a light cycle is similar to outdoors, so 12 hours of daylight and 12 hours of dark works well. Be sure to invest in a timer so that your new turtle has a regular day and night cycles. Paying close attention to having a consistent day-night cycle is important so please don’t ignore it! A high-quality UVB bulb such as a 5.0 ReptiSun bulb is recommended for adults and a 10.0 ReptiSun bulb is recommended for hatchlings and young turtles.
Snapping turtle water temperature
The water temperature of the turtle tank or aquarium can be raised using under water heaters or under tank heaters. Be sure to keep your heater on a thermostat to keep the water at 76-79°F. Snapper turtle hatchlings should be kept around 78-80° F
Snapper turtle for sale – Air Temperature
Within your snapper turtle tank or habitat, keep the ambient (air) temperature between 82 and 87° F with the basking spot somewhere in the neighborhood of 90° F. Utilizing a reptile thermometer and reptile thermostat is recommended.
There are subspecies of snapping turtles
Within the snapping turtle family, we can find four total subspecies. Snappers are extremely hardy water turtles for sale and the northern inhabitants are extremely cold tolerant having been seen still active under iced over creeks. Interestingly, though they are known throughout the world for their amazing jaw strength and aggressive nature, the snapping turtle is very timid and calm when in the water and only seems to be defensive on dry land. Although considered an aquatic turtle for sale, snappers do spend some time on dry dock, or dry land, often to bask.