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by yaya
Fri Nov 17, 2006 9:23 pm
Forum: Aquatic Tank Setups
Topic: uv sterilizer...
Replies: 2
Views: 1846

i'm not too sure if we talking about the same thing... what i mean is something like show in the link; http://www.marinedepot.com/md_viewItem.asp?idproduct=YUL3111 is it what you have? as for my lightning i use a 100 watt for my basking area and a repti-glow 5.0 all above the tank(basking and water ...
by yaya
Thu Nov 16, 2006 1:34 pm
Forum: Aquatic Tank Setups
Topic: uv sterilizer...
Replies: 2
Views: 1846

uv sterilizer...

8) wow,it's been a while since i been here...i'm sorry if the question been ask before...but i'm too lazy to search(as usual)... i have a big problem of algea cause of the lightning so i was wondering if someone have one of those uv sterilizer,if it's worth the price(they seem expensive) and which o...
by yaya
Wed Aug 31, 2005 3:31 am
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: turtle acting sick
Replies: 19
Views: 5136

welcome to the board! first we need to know what kind of turtle u have...then we need a little bit more info about ur enclosure? what's the temp of the basking area and the water?and what kind of lightning u have ect..i assume u have a aquatic turtle so u can try to raise the water temperature of 5 ...
by yaya
Mon Aug 22, 2005 6:26 pm
Forum: Welcome Center
Topic: Guess who's back!! :D
Replies: 16
Views: 2318

hey guys!!! nice to see that u aren't forgetting about me...(thx reptilman)
welcome back Dixieee!!! just a quick 2 minutes to say hi to everyone!! i'm still real busy but i keep a eyes on u once and a while!!!
take care all...(p.s. the turtle is still doiing good...she getting huge now..)
by yaya
Mon Jul 18, 2005 12:21 am
Forum: General Turtle Chat
Topic: YEA!! Finally they have their home!!
Replies: 9
Views: 1834

u also need a UVB lamp, which transform the vitD in order for them to assimilate calcium...without it,some shell problem might appear...
by yaya
Mon Jul 18, 2005 12:17 am
Forum: Aquatic Turtles
Topic: i'm so sad :(
Replies: 6
Views: 1430

if u find it on a hwy,maybe it's a female who was goiing to lay eggs..that would explain why she keep to runaway.... i would put it back in the wild close to a lake or pond near the hwy where u find it...
by yaya
Mon Jul 18, 2005 12:07 am
Forum: Turtle/Tortoise Feeding
Topic: how much is too much & when to switch to veggies
Replies: 9
Views: 1974

i don't know the size of ur pellets but maybe it's too much...the amount should be the size of her head WITHOUT the neck....every day for a hatchling and every other day for a juvenile and adult... keep veggies always available...one day ur turtle will eat them...
by yaya
Sat Jul 09, 2005 8:28 pm
Forum: Turtle/Tortoise Feeding
Topic: How much is too much or to little
Replies: 30
Views: 4198

the pellet should be a staple in their diet and the amount should be the size of their head(WITHOUT the neck)... once a day for a hatchling and every other day for a juvenile(1 year to 3 year old)and adult...u can try to introduce some aquatic plant or veggies,stay away of the spinach..but don't exp...
by yaya
Wed Jul 06, 2005 8:48 pm
Forum: Aquatic Turtles
Topic: Fish Cloudy Water Stuff Okay For RESs?
Replies: 2
Views: 918

if u got the filter with the tank as a kit,the problem it's probably from ur filter..usually filter are made for fish and since turtles are way more messy u should use at least a filter made for 3 time the size of ur tank.(for example if u have a 10gallon,u should use a filter good for 30 gallon and...
by yaya
Wed Jul 06, 2005 1:28 pm
Forum: General Turtle Chat
Topic: Turtles Don't Get Enough Credit
Replies: 18
Views: 2907

maybe the red bandana they put over they eyes is for make them look like res...and they suppose to be aquatic so i will go with res with mutation... 8)
by yaya
Mon Jul 04, 2005 8:10 pm
Forum: Turtle Picture Gallery
Topic: New meadow pictures.....With friends...!
Replies: 16
Views: 3720

real cuties :arrow: ...btw in ur last pic of ur 3 friends, the res who's hiding seem a little bit overweight from what i can see....
by yaya
Sun Jun 26, 2005 7:33 pm
Forum: Aquatic Turtles
Topic: heater suggestions
Replies: 3
Views: 1026

u can make a guard heater from a pvc pipe...u have to make enought hole in the pipe so the water circulate freely(so the heat)...
by yaya
Sun Jun 26, 2005 5:24 pm
Forum: Other Pets and Animals
Topic: Apple Snail
Replies: 9
Views: 2773

that is not true with a turtle :lol: even if i got 6,7 apple snails(black mystery snail are apple snail too,just a different kind) if ur turtle is bigger,they will be eat in no time... they only thing who's survive with my turtle is those "false siamese algea eater"...they just too quick for the tur...
by yaya
Sat Jun 25, 2005 2:53 pm
Forum: Turtle Behavior
Topic: run away green!!
Replies: 6
Views: 981

don't be too hard on Green... she just show u how smart and independant she is.... :lol:
most important u find her right away and she's ok.... :D
by yaya
Sat Jun 25, 2005 2:28 pm
Forum: Aquatic Tank Setups
Topic: calcium blocks
Replies: 3
Views: 796

u can use cuttlebone for bird(they cheap) just make sure u remove the cork(hard part) and u brake the cuttlebone in small part..and if the turtle don't eat it, it's gonna dissolve in the water after a while...
by yaya
Sat Jun 25, 2005 3:01 am
Forum: General Turtle Chat
Topic: COMPLETE IDIOTS GUIDE...........
Replies: 7
Views: 1588

Mariza,which good book would u refer? one who's not too complicated in term...thx in advance!
by yaya
Tue Jun 21, 2005 7:41 pm
Forum: Basic Turtle Care
Topic: Flakes?
Replies: 2
Views: 894

u said that u have to change the water cause it was too warm...so i assume that they get a lot of sunshine lately(correct me if i'm wrong) is it possible that ur water is hard and the flaky stuff was just mineral deposit from the water evaporation?!? :?: cause i have a fishtank and i always have tha...
by yaya
Thu Jun 16, 2005 2:45 am
Forum: Message Board Suggestions
Topic: add a sticky informative text
Replies: 0
Views: 1776

add a sticky informative text

a couple question been ask about cycling a tank... could it be possible that someone who know the subjet can make a article about it...explaining what it is exactly, how u can achieve it, what the purpose of it and how does it affect the aquatic turtles?? and all in basic term(not too complicated).....
by yaya
Thu Jun 16, 2005 2:32 am
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: New RES owner...need advice!!
Replies: 16
Views: 2394

sorry for ur loss... how big are the decorative rock u put in?? could he be possible that the turtle who die had swallow one???(that could be a reason) i think u need to make again their enclosure but this time concentrate on lightning,heating,good basking spot(where they can completly dry) and ther...
by yaya
Wed Jun 15, 2005 8:01 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: 5 month RES questions
Replies: 8
Views: 1452

my girl take nap on her rock too...she strech out her neck and legs...and lay her head on the rock like she's taking a nice,warm sunbath :lol:
she's really cute,but never let me take picture of it...
by yaya
Mon Jun 13, 2005 8:01 pm
Forum: Aquatic Tank Setups
Topic: Turtle Filter Recommendations PLEASE!!!!
Replies: 16
Views: 3982

about the aquaclear filter u just need to put water in it to priime it but they can work with a tank only 1/3 fill with water(but i don't recommend it) that's what i use and my tank is just half full right now and everything work great... but i think they good with 50G tank or less...bigger then tha...
by yaya
Sun Jun 12, 2005 12:54 am
Forum: Aquatic Tank Setups
Topic: New slider needs a filter
Replies: 2
Views: 786

ur little guy will outgrow is new tank pretty fast...maybe u should keep on clean it the same way that u use to with the lagoon...ur filter need to be a least rate for 3 time the size of ur tank(since they are made for fish and turtle are way more messy!) but buying filtre,lightning and all those ot...
by yaya
Sat Jun 11, 2005 4:27 pm
Forum: Aquatic Turtles
Topic: Found turtle. Help please!
Replies: 7
Views: 1749

could it be a turtle who was release by someone?? the way u explain ur surrounding it seem kind of a miracle the turtle did not die of dehydration.. and it seem like it got use to u quickly...just a taugh,before u release him in the wild.... and btw,(it's hard to tell from the pic)u said that he had...
by yaya
Fri May 27, 2005 4:51 am
Forum: Aquatic Tank Setups
Topic: Water Level ¿?
Replies: 15
Views: 1850

This is my tank, notice the water level, my turtles have been in water about that deep since they were about 1 inch long.: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v618/STRAYKINGFISHER/MY%20TURTLES/Photo_052505_008.jpg u have to had that is a 10gallon Stray(or did u change the tank also,cause the set-up c...
by yaya
Wed May 25, 2005 2:14 am
Forum: Aquatic Turtles
Topic: Climber???
Replies: 17
Views: 1950

They are escape artists! How high is the water level? If it's really high he could have managed to go over the side. it happen to me recently...i put a little bit too much water in the tank and my girl climb out and she hurt her leg(she's fine now but accident can happen quickly)...so be carefull...
by yaya
Wed May 25, 2005 1:58 am
Forum: Non - Animal Related Topics
Topic: End of School.....
Replies: 16
Views: 3178

kelleytidwell wrote:But that's why I live in Florida cause it's like perfect all year around.
even with the hurricanes?? lol :lol:

i wish i still have free time in summer....but it's ok,looking my daughter growing is the best job ever! :D !!
by yaya
Sat May 21, 2005 3:38 pm
Forum: Turtle Behavior
Topic: Dangerous on his back?
Replies: 19
Views: 4498

i'm not sure but i think i read somewhere that the plastron is too heavy for they lung when the turtle is on her back..(i think it was a res but i'm not sure) i try to find it back... my turtle end-up on her back once(and i don't know how long) but when i find her she was breathing very,very slowly....
by yaya
Thu May 19, 2005 6:40 pm
Forum: Turtle/Tortoise Feeding
Topic: conservation of cricket??
Replies: 2
Views: 726

conservation of cricket??

once and a while i buy crickets in can for my turtle..(as a treat) my question is how do u kept the left over in the can? i don't want to give too much crickets but i end -up with a can 3/4 full and they say to kept it in the fridge but after a week it's smell funny... should i kept it in the freeze...
by yaya
Thu May 19, 2005 1:38 am
Forum: General Turtle Chat
Topic: MATING DANCE
Replies: 17
Views: 2183

mating dance is not always for mating....lot of other reason can cause it... my FEMALE(who's not even mature sexually yet) does it on the squeleton statue... :lol: so nothing to worry about...lol
by yaya
Wed May 18, 2005 10:31 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: bleeding
Replies: 21
Views: 4522

personnally i thing infection as started...(probably cause of the water and no time to heal)...i think vet is required at that point and it might doesn't cost too much since it just started...my advice is to separate them for good...the problem between them is just gotta get worst...a rubbermaid con...
by yaya
Wed May 18, 2005 2:37 am
Forum: General Turtle Chat
Topic: IS IT ANY WONDER?...
Replies: 7
Views: 1099

seriously Stray... maybe u should e-mail to sesame street to educate them about the proper care of a turtle(lot of those use of the death bowl is ignorance).. but don't use the one u made they might find it aggressive towards them and not listen after... :lol: i taught about do it myself but my engl...
by yaya
Wed May 18, 2005 2:26 am
Forum: General Turtle Chat
Topic: tentacle like objects on turtles shell
Replies: 7
Views: 990

i don't want to interfere in ur personnal business but maybe u should look at those fact before buying a turtle... LONG COMMITMENT: turtle can live for a very long time(some res live up to 60 years old in captivity) and aren't really easy pet to care of... EXPENSE: since turtle can be really big(fem...
by yaya
Sat May 14, 2005 12:44 am
Forum: General Turtle Chat
Topic: FAT TURTLES?
Replies: 10
Views: 2568

that pic show a turtle who's more then fat!! at that stage i call it obese!!!
a good way to see if ur turtle is too fat is when then can't completly hide in their shell..
by yaya
Fri May 13, 2005 1:48 am
Forum: What Type of Turtle/Tortoise do I have?
Topic: What Kind Of Turtle Do I Have
Replies: 7
Views: 1466

it's hard to tell from ur pic but can it be that turtle? Blanding turtle http://www.austinsturtlepage.com/Care/caresheetpictures/blandings-3.jpg that picture came from Austin's turtle page... if u think it's ur turtle or just want more information on it u can ckeck the care sheet of the blanding tur...
by yaya
Thu May 12, 2005 7:28 pm
Forum: General Turtle Chat
Topic: Feeder Fish
Replies: 16
Views: 2014

don't feel sad....for the guppies it's like "rabbit of the fishtank"!!! they reproduce like crazy and if they end-up too many in the tank or too little food the big one just eat the small one...so if it's not the turtle,it's gonna be they own mother and father...That's mother nature law... :wink:
by yaya
Thu May 12, 2005 7:19 pm
Forum: Aquatic Turtles
Topic: basking
Replies: 11
Views: 1876

Tortuga_Sancho; check ur temp in the basking area and the water...maybe ur water is a bit too high or ur basking too low wich can cause ur turtle to stick in the water...(it's like a hot shower when u wake up...u just wanna stay in there forever :lol: )
by yaya
Fri May 06, 2005 1:17 am
Forum: Welcome Center
Topic: Returning
Replies: 17
Views: 1570

:) hey! long time no see Reptilman!!! Sorry if mit took me a while to find that post...so many stuff to look on the new board and so little time on my side(with my almost 2year old liitle love)(god,they grow fast!!)... just letting u know that i did not forgot about u guys and girl!! :wink: take car...
by yaya
Wed May 04, 2005 1:46 am
Forum: Non - Animal Related Topics
Topic: WORD GAME
Replies: 309
Views: 51686

bunnies/playboy :lol:

btw Stray i love ur "Touche la tortue" pic in ur signature...use to watch it when i was young... :P
by yaya
Tue May 03, 2005 4:32 am
Forum: Non - Animal Related Topics
Topic: WORD GAME
Replies: 309
Views: 51686

monster/cookie :lol: (my nickname when i was young)
by yaya
Tue Apr 26, 2005 11:03 pm
Forum: Message Board Suggestions
Topic: So what do you think of the new message board?
Replies: 12
Views: 31901

i was jumping of suprise and happiness when i saw ur big change!!! U rock!!! Thanks! :arrow: