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Indian Peacock Softshell (Nilssonia hurum)

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Indian Peacock Softshell Turtle Overview The Indian peacock softshell turtle is a riverine turtle endemic to India, Nepal, and Bangladesh. They are generally omnivorous (predominantly carnivorous) and nocturnal. As a softshell turtle, the Indian peacock softshell turtle has a leathery shell that is soft to touch. The Indian peacock softshell turtle isn’t usually kept as […]

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Texas Map Turtle (Graptemys versa)

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Texas Map Turtle Care Sheet The Texas map turtle is one of the more popular turtle species kept as pets. They are quite easy to breed and make excellent turtles for beginners. As strong swimmers, the Texas map turtle needs an aquatic setup and a platform to bask on. As their name suggests, they are […]

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Eastern Box Turtle

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Eastern Box Turtle Care Sheet The eastern box turtle is also known as the land turtle is a long-lived pond turtle that prefers to spend almost all their time on land. They are slow to mature and can live up to 138 years. They are brightly colored which makes them popular pets. However, when not […]

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False Map Turtle (Sawback Turtle)

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False Map Turtle Care Sheet Also referred to as Sawback turtles, the false map turtle is one of the many species of the Map turtles. False map turtles are typically docile and don’t bite. The false map turtle’s biological name is Graptemys pseudogeographica pseudogeographica and it’s as such the nominate subspecies of the species Graptemys […]

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Eastern Snake Necked Turtle (Chelodina longicollis)

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Eastern Snake-necked Turtle Care Sheet The eastern snake-necked turtle is a popular turtle species kept as pets especially in Australia where the species is endemic to. This fascinating and peculiar looking turtle can grow up to a foot in carapace length and has a long winding neck (which gives this species their common name). While […]

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Pet Turtle Basics

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Generally something that comes to mind when adding a new family member is cost. Below we have created a small guide to give you an idea of what you are going to spend on your new pet turtle. Creating a comfortable habitat is important for your turtle. It is possible you already have a turtle […]

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Musk Turtle (Sternotherus Odoratus)

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Musk Turtle Musk turtles are one of the most famous turtles known to be a pet. These species are mostly found in Southern Canada and the Eastern United States. They are also called the Stinkpot. It got its name as stinkpot because it can release a foul and musky odor from its anal canal in […]

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How much to feed your turtles

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Feeding your pet turtle can be a bit of a challenge with questions like; How much do I feed my turtle? What does my turtle eat? Where can I buy turtle food?These questions are all very valid and we hope our advice helps. So how much do you feed your turtle? Well the answer varies […]

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Outdoor Water Turtle Setup

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Here is a general setup for an outdoor water turtle. You will want to make sure that you have a protective cover or door on top. This is to protect your turtle from predators (like dogs or raccoons) and to prevent them from escaping. Raccoons are very smart animals and can figure out how to […]

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Indoor Water Turtle Setup

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Here is a general setup for an indoor water turtle. What we have here is a 45 gallon long tank. Let us start with the basic necessities. The filter we used is Aqua Clear 300. This filter is generally used for a tank of 75 gallons. Since turtles are very dirty, and we have 3 […]

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