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Three-Toed Box Turtle

By Brock Yates

Three-Toed Box Turtle Care Sheet The three-toed box turtle is one of the easiest pet turtles to care for. They live long and are easy to feed. While they are pond turtles, they spend most of their days on land. If possible, I advise that you house these turtles outdoors. Not only does this cut […]

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How To Tell The Gender Of A Turtle

By Brock Yates

One of the most common questions we get at All Turtles is How can you tell if your turtle is a male or female. This guide is aimed at helping you solve that issue. There’s plenty of picture of both Turtles and Tortoises so you can make that distinction yourself. Be sure to watch the […]

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The Best Pet Turtles (Top 6)

By Brock Yates

Best Pet Turtle Different people have different expectations when it comes to defining the best pet turtle. Some want a turtle that lives long, while others want a turtle that won’t shy away from attention. Yet still, others prefer a colorful or unique looking turtle. Regardless of what you look for, turtles are among the […]

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Indian Peacock Softshell (Nilssonia hurum)

By Brock Yates

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)

By Brock Yates

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

By Brock Yates

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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Alligator Snapping Turtle Care Guide

By Brock Yates

Alligator Snapping Turtle Facts In this post we will provide you with a complete Alligator Snapping Turtle Care Guide along with some additional facts. We hope that this care guide will help you in providing the proper care for your new pet turtle. Covered with long dark rows of pyramid-shaped spikes and weighing in at […]

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False Map Turtle (Sawback Turtle)

By Brock Yates

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)

By Brock Yates

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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Outdoor Water Turtle Setup

By Brock Yates

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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