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Red Footed Tortoise

$169.00 - $799.00
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Product Description

Red-footed Tortoises are the inhabitants of the exotic jungles of the Caribbean, Central and South America. They are quite intelligent, they have good memory and learn rapidly where and when food is available; and where shelter and basking is to be found. They have a strong sense of smell, and their sense of touch includes even the slightest contact with their shell.

Grasses, clover hay, dark, leafy greens, (except for spinach) cactus, carrots and mixed vegetables are all good for Red-footed Tortoises. Sweet, red fruits are their favorites. Supplements that are high in calcium and low in phosphorus, are best for this hearty species.

Red-footed Tortoises do very well in community settings. With a little extra care, hatchlings thrive with other tortoises. Shallow, warm water soaking every third day, a warm basking spot and plenty of food is the key for these pretty starter tortoises.

Red-footed Tortoises are one of the most popular species kept the world over - and once you begin working with them, it's easy to see why.

Other Details

Common Name:
Red Footed Tortoise
Scientific Name:
Geochelone Carbonaria
Starter Tortoise
Care Sheet:
View Red Footed Tortoises Care Sheet
Tortoise Category:
Restricted States:
Permits may be required in: WA, HI

Warranty Information

We offer a 7 day health guarantee on our captive bred animals only provided all conditions are met as listed in our Terms and Conditions page.


  • 5
    Redfoot Tortoises

    Posted by MR on Jul 15th 2022

    Happy and healthy hatchlings. As always, communicative customer service and beautiful reptiles. Thanks!

  • 5
    Beautiful and healthy sub adult female redfoot

    Posted by Hannah S. on Jun 23rd 2022

    The turtle source always ships with great care and emailed me with the option of shipping to a UPS center near me since temps would be above 85 and they could guarantee an earlier morning delivery time shipping to a center. It worked perfectly and she arrived at 9 am while temps were still mild. I have ordered many aquatic turtles and tortoises from the turtle source over the years and they know what they are doing. I was shipped a beautiful sub adult female redfoot. She is a good weight, isn't shy at all and started eating from my hand right away. I am very pleased to have had the opportunity to add this beauty to my group!

  • 5
    Red foot tortoise

    Posted by Jonathan Halbert on Jun 22nd 2022

    Very happy with purchase. Satisfaction as always. But think they sent me the dumbest one.Cant seem to stay on all 4.Must like lying on its back.HA,HA

  • 5
    Red foot tortoise

    Posted by Jonathan Halbert on Jun 18th 2022

    Great experience, always quality reptiles. AAA+++.Only one question. Price says 179.00 each. But when go to check out,the price goes to 199.00 each !!!

  • 5
    Thanks you guys.

    Posted by Erick Miranda on Apr 13th 2022

    Keep doing what you guys are doing. Thanks you guys.

  • 5
    Red Footed Tortoise

    Posted by Casie on Feb 23rd 2022

    I am very pleased with my purchase. I got exactly what I wanted and in a timely manner. Would purchase again. Highly recommend! I have the cutest baby tortoise now!

  • 5
    Healthy and Beautiful

    Posted by Bryce Fossey on Feb 11th 2022

    I bought 2 of these redfoots and they both arrived healthy and stunning color and shell this species is my personal favorite as every redfoot is different and unique in their own ways

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