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
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
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
Most turtles hibernate. The further turtles are away from the equator the sooner and the longer they take a winter “nap”. The closer to the equator means it’s warmer and the turtle may not hibernate. Sea turtles do not hibernate.
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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