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by evilnissan
Sat Nov 26, 2005 5:41 am
Forum: Aquatic Turtles
Topic: Can Turtles sleep...... underwater.
Replies: 5
Views: 1676

Thank god!!!


We we just talking about how big there getting and how good they were doing.. then I though jan was dead and freaked out.

Were getting ready to move and its going to be fun hauling the big 75gal tank around this weekend.
by evilnissan
Fri Nov 25, 2005 5:20 am
Forum: Turtle Picture Gallery
Topic: Meadow Is back...
Replies: 2
Views: 1764

Makes me want a red foot real bad. The only problem I have is I would have to make some sort of a indoor setup for the fall/winter/spring.
by evilnissan
Fri Nov 25, 2005 5:10 am
Forum: Aquatic Turtles
Topic: Can Turtles sleep...... underwater.
Replies: 5
Views: 1676

Can Turtles sleep...... underwater.

The other night I walked by there tank and seen Jan laying up against the filter and the glass with all of his legs tucked in and the head was out. His eyes shut and he wasnt moving.... I tapped on the glass and got no responce, so I freaked and reached in the tank and grabbed him and work up and st...
by evilnissan
Mon Oct 03, 2005 8:15 am
Forum: Aquatic Turtles
Topic: Turtle Dock, I think my turtle is slightly dumb
Replies: 5
Views: 1902

Same here.

Mine will get into areas that I think there stuck but they can work there way out.

They also terrorize the bubbler until that knock it loos off the glass and have it floating on top of the water making all kinds of noise.
by evilnissan
Mon Oct 03, 2005 8:12 am
Forum: Aquatic Turtles
Topic: Getting turtles to use new dock.
Replies: 13
Views: 2791

I thought they would love the new basking area but they would never get on it and Karen was worried that they were not going to use it and get sick..

I need to tear down there tank and clean it out real good and I might try to use it again...
by evilnissan
Sat Oct 01, 2005 1:18 pm
Forum: Aquatic Turtles
Topic: Getting turtles to use new dock.
Replies: 13
Views: 2791

They would get on it, only rub there shells against it.. so I put another big rock they can crawl on to in there and it seems to give them more room with out them freaking out.... :|
by evilnissan
Sat Oct 01, 2005 1:16 pm
Forum: Aquatic Turtles
Topic: Getting turtles to use new dock.
Replies: 13
Views: 2791

I know I said I would post pics, so here they are. http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v516/evilnissan/Turtles/092205002.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v516/evilnissan/Turtles/092205004.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v516/evilnissan/Turtles/100_3262.jpg I needs to change there water soon...
by evilnissan
Sun Sep 18, 2005 9:45 am
Forum: Aquatic Turtles
Topic: Getting turtles to use new dock.
Replies: 13
Views: 2791

I took some last nigth but never got around to taking them off the camera, these 13hour shifts wear me out.

It was funny watching them almoft fight over the right spot to scratch there shells against it but I still dont think there climbing on it.
by evilnissan
Sat Sep 17, 2005 6:02 pm
Forum: Aquatic Turtles
Topic: Getting turtles to use new dock.
Replies: 13
Views: 2791

I have stuck Jan on there a couple of times but He just sits there for a second, freaks out and jumps in to the Water... If I can remember when I get home I will take some pics.
by evilnissan
Sat Sep 17, 2005 5:59 pm
Forum: Turtle Picture Gallery
Topic: New meadow pictures.....With friends...!
Replies: 16
Views: 4279

Love the Red foot.
by evilnissan
Fri Sep 16, 2005 5:12 pm
Forum: Aquatic Turtles
Topic: Getting turtles to use new dock.
Replies: 13
Views: 2791

Getting turtles to use new dock.

My turtles are getting big now and I got them a bigger "dock" to bask on.. So far the only thing they use it for is a back scratcher and I havnt seen them laying on it. So I put the old ramp that they used back in its spot and put the new dock right next to so it acts as one big piece. Im worried th...
by evilnissan
Fri Sep 16, 2005 4:19 pm
Forum: Aquatic Turtles
Topic: Hissing...Are They Mad at Me?
Replies: 11
Views: 5397

I havnt gotten bit yet but my GF has.. And from the way she started to panic it hurt real bad. :lol:
by evilnissan
Wed Jul 06, 2005 8:01 pm
Forum: Turtle Behavior
Topic: My Female is hiding.
Replies: 3
Views: 890

My Female is hiding.

My female RES Gogo, has constently been hiding her self in between the rocks on the bottom of the tank, I think she has been eating ok and I dont think she is sick. All you can see is the back end of her and if you try to pull her out she hangs on with her claws. When I do pull her out she swims 1 o...
by evilnissan
Sun Jul 03, 2005 9:29 am
Forum: Aquatic Tank Setups
Topic: Thinking about getting Fluval 404.
Replies: 2
Views: 603

Thinking about getting Fluval 404.

What all do I need to get with the 404? Does it come with everything I need or is there anything I need to get with it.
by evilnissan
Sun Jul 03, 2005 9:17 am
Forum: Turtle Picture Gallery
Topic: New meadow pictures.....With friends...!
Replies: 16
Views: 4279

The more I see you turtle the more I want a redfoot. I have 2 RES but a baby red foot is getting real tempting.
by evilnissan
Sun Jun 26, 2005 2:27 pm
Forum: Turtle Behavior
Topic: Bitting like when come close to tank?
Replies: 6
Views: 1149

Jan has bitten my GF before, and kicks and acts like he would bite me.

he doesnt try to get me through the glass but hisses when I pick him up.
by evilnissan
Wed Jun 22, 2005 9:30 am
Forum: Turtle/Tortoise Feeding
Topic: Poops!
Replies: 7
Views: 1874

It was just a long hair She decided to eat.


Still cant say that I have seen them poop as in poop in a solid form, there is allways junk in the filter.
by evilnissan
Tue Jun 21, 2005 12:59 pm
Forum: General Turtle Chat
Topic: ADDICTION
Replies: 5
Views: 1340

My male turtle (Jan) is a little turd, I try to look at him out of the water to check the spots on his shell and he kicks and hisses/growls at me until I turn him around to face me. He also bites. The other Turtle Gogo is shy and runs away when I try to get her and only begs when she is hungry. Usua...
by evilnissan
Mon Jun 20, 2005 11:38 pm
Forum: Turtle Picture Gallery
Topic: The new tank and the kids.
Replies: 5
Views: 2543

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v516/evilnissan/Turtles/gogo.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v516/evilnissan/Turtles/gogoandjan.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v516/evilnissan/Turtles/Jan.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v516/evilnissan/Turtles/jan2.jpg http://img.photobucket.com...
by evilnissan
Mon Jun 20, 2005 4:21 pm
Forum: Turtle/Tortoise Breeding
Topic: Male or Female
Replies: 15
Views: 3355

Ewwww. :!:
by evilnissan
Sun Jun 19, 2005 5:20 pm
Forum: Turtle/Tortoise Breeding
Topic: Male or Female
Replies: 15
Views: 3355

Yes it was kinda like a mushroom and it went back in underneath the tail.
by evilnissan
Sat Jun 18, 2005 7:28 pm
Forum: Turtle/Tortoise Feeding
Topic: Poops!
Replies: 7
Views: 1874

I have never seen my turtles poop before. Well its not like I watch for it either. :lol: But one day Gogo decided to eat one my my GF's long hairs, and it looked crazy on the way out. At first I seen it and though Gogo had worms or something but then I started to pull and it kept coming and coming. ...
by evilnissan
Sat Jun 18, 2005 7:18 pm
Forum: Aquatic Tank Setups
Topic: Something Interesting
Replies: 4
Views: 834

I have natural rocks in my tank and they dont have algae on them, but the bottom of the ramp is turning green with algae. I have been leaving it alone hoping the the feeder fish would eat it and keep it down but I think they wont get that close to it becase of the turtles. I havnt had any problems w...
by evilnissan
Sat Jun 18, 2005 6:38 pm
Forum: Turtle/Tortoise Breeding
Topic: Male or Female
Replies: 15
Views: 3355

Well it turns out that the one I thought was a Female, turned out to be a Male....... Jan is a man, we were watching them this morning and he was at the bottom of the tank when something poped out, turned out it was his bait and tackle if you know what I mean. I first though that Jan was female beca...
by evilnissan
Wed Jun 15, 2005 11:05 am
Forum: Aquatic Turtles
Topic: Resputin is back home!
Replies: 8
Views: 1620

I think you did the right thing and handled it the right way with the little girl.
by evilnissan
Tue Jun 14, 2005 4:37 pm
Forum: Turtle Picture Gallery
Topic: The new tank and the kids.
Replies: 5
Views: 2543

I need to get them another Light and something to put it on, its also about timefor a new bulb if I can find one, most of the stors around here only carry UVA bulbs. They also need a 2nd dock or a larger one. I also need to get either a second filter or try to save some money to buy a real nice one....
by evilnissan
Mon Jun 13, 2005 2:54 pm
Forum: Aquatic Turtles
Topic: Cloudy Water
Replies: 10
Views: 2036

Mine will sometimes get cloudy after a water change, I think it is just my water because it will clear up in a day.
by evilnissan
Mon Jun 13, 2005 12:00 pm
Forum: Turtle/Tortoise Breeding
Topic: How does a female accept the mating dance?
Replies: 8
Views: 2127

Sorry not to answer your question but I have one on the same subject. Is the Dance a Male only thing, When My turtles were small and about the same size we thought we knew which ones was a male and the other was a female. The one we think is a female (Jan) is a good bit bigger than the one we think ...
by evilnissan
Mon Jun 13, 2005 11:50 am
Forum: Turtle Picture Gallery
Topic: The new tank and the kids.
Replies: 5
Views: 2543

The new tank and the kids.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v516/evilnissan/Turtles/Tur1.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v516/evilnissan/Turtles/Tur2.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v516/evilnissan/Turtles/tur3.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v516/evilnissan/Turtles/tur4.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albu...
by evilnissan
Sun Jun 12, 2005 12:40 pm
Forum: General Turtle Chat
Topic: turtle tales
Replies: 26
Views: 3449

I was checking out Jans shell last night before going to be looking at the spots where she is trying to shed on her shell, anyway one I got he I lifteed her out of the water and she started kicking and "growling". I could feel it through her shell and she had her mouth open to bite, shes mean, she b...
by evilnissan
Wed May 25, 2005 3:33 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: Spots on Jans shell.
Replies: 8
Views: 1850

I dont handle her to much because she can be a bitter but her shell edges are fairly sharp.
by evilnissan
Wed May 25, 2005 10:52 am
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: Spots on Jans shell.
Replies: 8
Views: 1850

I was hoping it was just shedding.
by evilnissan
Tue May 24, 2005 5:41 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: Spots on Jans shell.
Replies: 8
Views: 1850

Spots on Jans shell.

I was looking at her today and there was these spots on here shell. There kinda whit/gray, not not soft and its not just a "film" that rubbs off. Just kinda concerned. Pics. http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v516/evilnissan/Misc/100_3244.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v516/evilnissan/Misc/100...
by evilnissan
Tue Apr 12, 2005 2:45 am
Forum: Turtle Indoor Setups
Topic: Milky water 1 day afer water change.
Replies: 7
Views: 3047

Re: Milky water 1 day afer water change.

I think its just hard or funky tap water. Every once in a while I will get a glass of water and its pretty white and then get clear.

There happy now.
by evilnissan
Mon Apr 11, 2005 9:46 pm
Forum: Turtle Indoor Setups
Topic: Milky water 1 day afer water change.
Replies: 7
Views: 3047

Re: Milky water 1 day afer water change.

It cleared up, Im just going to start cleaning the filter a lot more and keep the water treatment in it.

I also need feeder fish, they seemed to eat the wasted foos and sheded skin and even the algy growing on the side of the rocks.
by evilnissan
Mon Apr 11, 2005 9:29 pm
Forum: General Turtle Chat
Topic: Angry little Poe...
Replies: 3
Views: 751

Re: Angry little Poe...

One of my RES\'s Jan bit my girlfriend a few weeks ago and almost brought blood. She was surprised about how hard she bit and how sharp here \"beak\" is. My 2 res\'s are night and day. Jan come up to the glass and will track you back and forth and will just about take food out of your fingers. Now w...
by evilnissan
Mon Mar 28, 2005 10:14 pm
Forum: Turtle Indoor Setups
Topic: Milky water 1 day afer water change.
Replies: 7
Views: 3047

Milky water 1 day afer water change.

Sunday I cleaned out the tank, filter and filled with fresh water. Put some turtle water treatment for wast and other bad stuff. I leave the house to go to work sunday night and everything is crystle clear. I come home this morning and it looks like some one spilled a glass of milk in it and and my ...
by evilnissan
Tue Mar 15, 2005 10:50 pm
Forum: General Turtle Chat
Topic: New to the Turtle World.
Replies: 87
Views: 9900

Re: New to the Turtle World.

We cut down on the turtle food and they only \"hunt\" for there food now except for a small treat every once in a while. The other day we were cleaning the tank and I picked up Jan and handed her to Karen while I fought witht the filter. I was watching her out of the corner of my eye and karen was p...
by evilnissan
Wed Mar 02, 2005 9:50 pm
Forum: General Turtle Chat
Topic: New to the Turtle World.
Replies: 87
Views: 9900

Re: New to the Turtle World.

They were just little half dollar sized babies when I got them and they are a lot bigger by comparison. I got new pics of there larger tank but havnt had time to get them off the camera. Do you think Jan is getting fat??(last turtle pic) She is a lot bigger than GO-GO, I just thought it was the whol...
by evilnissan
Tue Mar 01, 2005 5:05 am
Forum: General Turtle Chat
Topic: New to the Turtle World.
Replies: 87
Views: 9900

Re: New to the Turtle World.

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