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ALDABRA TORTOISE BREEDER

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  1. ALDABRAMAN

    ALDABRAMAN KEEPER AT HEART 5 Year Member

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    Hey all, I am an aldabra tortoise breeder in Florida. I have been working with this species for many of years. We have had great success with our breeding program resulting with many of hatchlings. This is an extreme hobby and passion for me and I will be happy to answer any questions or provide any direction regarding this species. Pictures available thru e-mail at [email protected].
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    Marty333 New Member 5 Year Member

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    What is the usual cost for a yearling Aldabra?
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    ALDABRAMAN KEEPER AT HEART 5 Year Member

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    A yearling can be upward from $1500 wholesale. We provide hatchlings at 60 days old just under 3". I will be happy to send you hatchling pictures if you would like of a 60 day old and a one year old if you would like to see the difference in size, it is substantial. The 60 day olds have turned black. They are about 2.5" and brownish when they hatch from the egg.
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    egyptiandan New Member 10 Year Member! 5 Year Member

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    I've moved this to the Aldabra tortoise section of the forum. :) When you have specific animals to sell you can use the for sale section of the forum.

    Danny
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    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 10 Year Member! Platinum Tortoise Club

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    Hi Greg:

    Just to expand a bit on Egyptian Dan's reason for moving your thread, and because you are new to the forum...

    We discourage chit chat on the "for sale" thread. We want folks to post what they're selling with all the necessary information (What, what sex, how much, where you're located, will you ship and anything else that will help sell the animal), then there won't be any back-and-forth chit chat about the sale. And anyone who is interested can contact the seller via a PM or email. We (the moderators) are supposed to delete any posts in the for sale thread that do not pertain to the sale.
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    wow how old were you when you got your firs aldab and do you still have him/her??
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    ALDABRAMAN KEEPER AT HEART 5 Year Member

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    I was 19 years old and purchased my first young aldabra from Glades Herp and purchased a second one the same year from Abotts Turtle Farm. I then traded, sold, and purchased many to acquire what we have now. It started as a hobby and grew into this, an extreme hobby, LOL. We now have a 3.7 breeding colony that are a wonderful group of producing adults. They are a very hardy species of tortoise and require alot of attention. Greg.:)
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    dmmj The member formerly known as captain awesome Moderator 10 Year Member!

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    I have to say that is an awesome picture
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    Robert New Member 5 Year Member

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    Awesome picture! Please share more!
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    Those pics are amazing. Don't they try to make their way through the chain link fence?
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    ALDABRAMAN KEEPER AT HEART 5 Year Member

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    Ultra COOL .. shot of the ALDA ' Herd!
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    JD~:)
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    ALDABRAMAN KEEPER AT HEART 5 Year Member

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    No, they never have, we keep them very happy. That is a very strong fence w/9ot wire strains and solide concrete bottom, you just can't see the concrete.

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    I'm so happy you figured out the whole picture thing...Those are beautiful animals.
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    Thank you, my pleasure. I am still learning and will master it by the end of the night, LOL.
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    Finally!! I love your pictures. They are unbelievable.
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    I love their pointy noses!
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    im totally getting one when I have an established job and a large piece of property lol!
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    Marty, I would love it if you someday was an aldabra keeper!

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