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Water Turtle Hibernation and Breeding

Hibernation Do not hibernate your turtles if they are unhealthy or sick! We recommend not hibernating your turtles unless you are going to breed them. Besides, it’s not fun to watch a sleeping turtle, is it? Sliders in the southern states can be kept outside all year round, in which they will hibernate on their […]

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Water Turtle Feeding

“Mommy, I’m hungry!” One of the other strange behaviors that turtles do. Turtles love to beg. One of the ways that my turtles beg, is they will swim up to the glass near the surface of the water and they open their mouths as if they are chomping on food. So in the begging aspect, […]

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Water Turtle Housing

Where do your turtles live? Well, they are water turtles which requires them to have water accessible to them. You can go two different ways, or sometimes both depending on the location of where you live, indoor or outdoor. Let’s start with indoor. Indoor Housing Your turtles can’t just take over your bath tub. Why? […]

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Water Turtle Care

Water turtles are a joy to watch. A person could spend hours just watching them. Below are links to some basic guidelines for the care of you water turtle. Water Turtle Housing Water Turtle Feeding Water Turtle Hibernation & Breeding  What Next? Well… Check out the links below! Pet Turtle Care Land Turtle Care Sick […]

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Mud Turtles (Kinosternon Subrubrum)

Mud Turtles Mud turtles refer to the small semi-aquatic freshwater turtles. This species of turtle is generally found living on land and water. The color of their outer shell is generally olive to dark brown. Their beak is found to be slightly curved. Mud turtle diet Mud turtles are omnivorous meaning they eat both meat […]

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Turtle, Tortoise, Terrapin

Have you ever wondered, whats the difference between a turtle, tortoise, or terrapin? Below are the terms, take a look! By definition these are: Turtle: Any of various aquatic and land reptiles having a bony shell and flipper-like limbs for swimming When someone says turtle, this generally means a Water Turtle. Tortoise: Usually herbivorous land […]

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Can a fish tank be reused for a turtle

Reusing a Fish Tank Can I reuse a turtle tank for fish?Can a fish tank be reused for a turtle? The Short answer to this question is yes, but there are some requirements beforehand.There is a chance that your fish/turtle/other pet had some kind of bacteria associated with it that may cause harm to other […]

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Giving up your Turtle

Have you noticed that there are moments in your life when you need to give up someone or something just because you need to? And why is the word ‘goodbye’ inevitable even for pets? Sometimes circumstances such as this just come so perfectly untimely like a bad joke on your feelings when you have already […]

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Found Turtle

Image is courtesy of Jenni Bodey I found a turtle, what should I do? There are a few questions you should ask yourself. Check out the tips below. Don’t do anything at all. If the turtle is in its natural habitat and is safe, then you will be doing more damage to it by taking […]

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Wood Turtle (Glyptemys Insculpta)

Wood Turtle Facts Geographical Region: They are found in the eastern panhandle of Florida. Size: Up to 9 inches in length. Habitat: They live on land and in water; marshes and woodlands. Food: Omnivorous, they eat worms, slugs, snails, insects, and plants. Interesting Fact: These turtles are now an endangered species because they were once […]

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