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Musk Turtle (Sternotherus Odoratus)

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

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 from […]

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Can a fish tank be reused for a turtle

Reusing a Fish TankCan 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 species. In […]

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Western Painted Turtle (Chrysemys Picta)

Western Painted Turtle Scientific name: Chrysemys picta belli What do Painted Turtles look like?As the name suggests the western painted turtle are painted with bright colors of red, yellow and olive on their neck, head, tail, legs and lower shell. The black or olive green dark upper shell is in contrast with the colors present […]

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Turtle Food Facts

Turtle Food Facts Turtle food can be costly, which goes along with turtles as they are exotic pets, and pet provisions do not hold numerous variety of turtle food. Amid the superior saleable foods for marine and semi- marine turtles are four layered Reptomin-suspended Turtle sticks. Yet again, these are costly, so customers can be […]

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Turtle, Tortoise, Terrapin

Turtle, Tortoise, Terrapin Turtles 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 […]

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Turtle First Aid – Turtle Shell Preservation

Turtle First Aid – Turtle Shell Preservation ​ Preserving your turtle’s shell after it’s death ​ Here are a couple of ways of preserving your turtles shell after it’s death. A natural way to do it is to bury your turtle in a composite pile, make sure you remember where you buried it. Another option […]

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Turtle First Aid – Time To See a Veterinarian

Turtle First Aid – Time To See a Veterinarian ​ When should I take my turtle to the vet? ​ There are many instances when you must take your turtle in to see the vet, such as for viruses and respiratory infections. There are times when your turtle needs antibiotics. If you can’t figure out […]

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Turtle First Aid – Rock Ingestion

Turtle First Aid – Rock Ingestion ​ I think my turtle ate a rock ​ This is not a good thing to happen, however, they can survive. You must take them to the vet. They will take x-rays to see if it should be surgically removed.   No one knows why turtles eat rocks, maybe […]

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Turtle First Aid – Turtle Prolapse

Turtle First Aid – Turtle Prolapse ​ Does my turtle have prolapse? ​ What is happening is the turtle’s insides are coming out of the opening on the tail. It is the intestines and their reproductive organs. This doesn’t hurt much, but it is very annoying. It’s a normal occurrence, and no one knows why […]

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