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by Murtle
Mon Nov 13, 2006 7:27 pm
Forum: Turtle Behavior
Topic: Why does my male RES likes to sniff?
Replies: 9
Views: 2667

Turtles identify their food by smell. You probably don't smell like what yours eats.
I usually hand-feed my RES. If I have just washed my hands and they smell of soap, she won't take the food. She takes one sniff and pulls her head in.
by Murtle
Mon Nov 13, 2006 7:14 pm
Forum: Basic Turtle Care
Topic: Trying to hybernate?
Replies: 2
Views: 1874

My RES likes the cave that was formed by the slightlly submerged platform used for her to climb out of the tank and onto her basking rocks. She hangs out there all morning after she eats. Sometimes she sleeps there at night.
by Murtle
Sat Jan 14, 2006 2:38 am
Forum: Aquatic Tank Setups
Topic: any comments b4 i get a 304 fluval ? good/bad
Replies: 6
Views: 2379

I have the Fluval 404 for a 50 gal tank and after initial difficulty (hole in intake tube?) it's been great for keeping the water crystal clear. Even though it sits on the floor right next to my tank, it starts right up every time I clean it. The most important thing I found is to renew the Vaseline...
by Murtle
Mon May 09, 2005 10:45 pm
Forum: Aquatic Tank Setups
Topic: Fluval 404
Replies: 3
Views: 856

Fluval 404

My new Fluval 404 shoots out lots of air bubbles every few seconds. I tried tightening the nuts, but that just made the tiny bubbles turn into larger ones. I don't like the noise (you can hear the filter making noise right before the noise of the air bubbles shooting out) and the tank constantly has...