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IVORY HET for ALBINO (RUBY RED EYED) AFRICAN SPUR Tortoise

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What are Albino Spurs

There are two types of Albinos
#1 Red eyed Albinos
#2 Ruby eyed "Ivory" Albinos
It requires two genes to be a "Visual animal" visual animals display the yellow coloration of the shell and the red eyes. (show the Albino Colors).

Het stands for Heterozygous, which means the animals have one of the two genes necessary to be visual (show the Albino Colors).

When an animal is a Het it looks normal (not like an Albino)
The offspring of two mated Het animals will produce visual Albino animals.

For "Spur" Sulcate tortoise there are two types of Albinos and one normal, that are available, both Albinos come in, #1 Het has one gene for albino and #2 Visual has both Albino genes and looks bright yellow like an Albino because, it is a pure genetic Albino).

#1 Pink eyed Albino
Het for Pink Eyed Albino

#2 Ruby eyed "Ivory" Albinos
Het for Ruby eyed "Ivory" Albino (these animals are Het (have one of the two genes) for Ivory they look normal and have normal eyes).

Normal Animals have no Albino genes

If you cross a Het Albino with a Het Albino you will get 25% Visual Albinos.
The other 75% of the clutch is said to be 66% for Het Albino
Which means they all look normal some are Hets and some are normal and carry no Albino genes.
 

Examples

Current Avalability - Updated: 9/4/2019 11:27:13 AM

#11022 - 100% Het for Ivory Sulcata tortoise Hatchlings available.


Two months old, 100% Het for Ivory Sulcata tortoise Hatchlings available.

ID# 11022
$199.00

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#11023 - (Group of 3) 100% Het for Ivory Sulcata Tortoise Special offer


Two months old, 100% Het for Ivory Sulcata tortoise Hatchlings available. (Buy 3 for $450 plus shipping)

ID# 11023
$450.00

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Availability List 9/4/2019 11:27:13 AM