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J double R
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hey hey, i just got a teeny little painted turtle.. ( i think thats what it is anyways ) about the size of a quarter, lively little fellow.. ive had my box turtle for 15 years, but i know nothing about these water turtle types..
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welcome to the board :) u can ask about anything u want or share any stories u have about ur turtles..we would like to see pix too if possible :D so what are their names?
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the box turtle is named Joey (i got HER when i was 5 and was determined it was a boy.. lol only to find out later when she laid some eggs..) the little guy doesnt have a name yet, i just found him today while i was out fishing. the box is in oklahoma with my parent's while i am in the military, i shall get her back in '08 when i get out. im gonna go take some pix of the new guy, brb..
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how cute! waiting for the pix :)
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pix are uploading.. he is swimming around like he owns the place.. its a little 1 gallon tank. lol. ive got a larger 30 gallon he will live in later, i didnt plan on getting another turtle so i need to set it up.
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That's a very cute turtle, I just saw a little RES in a small pond at a park that me and my girlfriend went to, I was trying to take a picture with my PDA but I needed to get closer, needless to say, the RES didn't wait for me to get closer. :( :lol: , no wonder they are called sliders :lol: :lol:
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oh he is soo cute i could kiss him :D how adorable!!
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well, i visited the reptile shop, and im gonna build him a turtle tank out of a 30gallon on friday... i cant wait!!! :D
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hes definitally a painted turtle. my Robin looks just like him, only Robins a bit bigger (about the size of the palm of my hand)... like dixeee said ask any questions ya like... id love to be able to share my expirience with you! :D
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YAY!! he started eating today! my wife saw it and got all excited! hehehe... we were worried he wasnt gonna eat but he started munchindown on the little baby turtle sticks i bought at the reptile shop. now alls i gotta do is buy the uv lighting and the plexy glass so i can build the tank for him. this is gonna be SWEET! heeh.. i missed having a turtle.
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YAY!! he started eating today!

I kno the feeling... i remember when robin ate his turtle food for the first time *goes into dreamy phase* ahhh... good times, good times lol :lol:
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What a cutie! Welcome to the board! Can hardly remember when mine were that tiny!
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Robin_Luver13 wrote:YAY!! he started eating today!

I kno the feeling... i remember when robin ate his turtle food for the first time *goes into dreamy phase* ahhh... good times, good times lol :lol:
LOL i know it too but thanx were to the tuna not the pellets
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well, i got all the stuff for the turtle tank, im gluing the plexy glass on right now and i'll have pix in a couple days when its all set up!! :D
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can't wait to see them :)
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