We have Baby Longneck Turtles for sale Melbourne Victoria. We have a large range of baby pet turtles for sale Melbourne Victoria. We stock a large range of Australian Turtles. Our most common phone call is do you have baby terrapins for sale. Baby Terrapins have never been legal in Australia and were mostly Shortneck Turtles, Longneck Turtles and Mary River Turtles that were just referred to as Terrapins. Penny turtles for sale is another phrase used and there is no such thing as a Penny Turtle.Do you have Baby Tortoises for sale and although the wildlife schedule in Victoria states some species as Tortoise, all Australian species are Turtles. Eastern Longneck Turtles (Chelodina longicollis) originally hails from eastern Australia. They are often sold as pets when they are very small (about 3 cm), but they can grow as large as 25 cm (shell length). The eastern long-necked turtle is carnivorous, eating a variety of animals. This includes insects, worms, tadpoles, frogs, small fish, crustaceans, and molluscs.
Basic requirements for keeping a turtle are.
-A basking area usually by way of a Turtle Bank or Turtle Dock
-10% UVB good quality Fluorescent or Compact 10.0
-Basking Lamp over your dry area such as a Swamp Glo 50w. You can also use the Red 40w Heat Lamp or Blue 40w Heat Lamp if using a Compact Top
-Heater in water set at 22-26 Celsius depending on what species you are keeping
-Quality Internal or Canister filter depending on what size tank you have
-Good diet with a variety of turtle foods
-Full turtle care sheet ilocated at additional info at bottom of page
NO LICENSE IS REQUIRED FOR LONG NECK TURTLES IN VICTORIA
Turtles require a solid commitment, because they can live 30 years+, require a very specific living environment which includes UVB lighting, heating, water conditioning and correct diet. Note: We can can freight baby turtles and adult long neck turtles to airports serviced by Australian Air Express. All relative import/export paperwork will need to be done if applicable. Please contact us for freight costs and further information. Due to the high turnover of livestock it is advisable to call us to check current availability.