Category: Turtle Care

Caring for a turtle

Proper Turtle Care part 3

Maintenance of the Tank We now come to the most important part of turtle care it can literally be a matter of life and death for our amphibious friends.  Carry out regular water changes every week, removing approximately a third

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Caring for a turtle

Proper Turtle Care part 2

More specialized habits Last time we left off on the point that not all turtles were the sameSoft-shell turtles(Trionyx species) are also sometimes available, but their requirements are relatively specific, and they also can grow to a large size, about

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Caring for a turtle

Proper Turtle Care

In the past, pond sliders in the guise of the related yellow-bellied and red-eared (Trachemys scripta) were commonly kept as pets, but other more suitable species are now available. Always check the likely adult size of any turtle that appeals

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Box Turtle Care

Basics About Box Turtle Care Learn the basics of box turtle care. There are two species of box turtles, with 6 subspecies of  North American Box Turtle. This species are the Florida Box Turtle, Desert Box Turtle, Gulf Coast Box

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