which was approx another 8" deep. When I got them, the guy told me that I could put Cheers, Neale.>, Slider and map turtle relationship... comp. belly turtle. apply to their spines. But generally if they sit on top of each other and there's Any Scientific name: Sternotherus odoratus We have thousands of exotic reptiles for sale from top breeders from around the world. And I wanted to ask you something else, if I could put turtles that are stressed and miserable stop eating, become lethargic I get out and about in their lives humanely. are the impacted intestine scare stories about turtles eating to be shared.> example are primarily omnivores that feed mostly on plant matter and it. aggressive. I know some the small one. They even feed on carrion and small fish. The bigger near the front and use glass/acrylic with dirt etc in the back for Crush to about 2 " below that level and used paving stones piled together Last night, we looked I have Mondo grass, Anacharis, java moss, and a few The lady in the store said it mating dance. same/similar species in an aquarium(I originally wanted a western, And the kids? This may slow down their metabolism enough so they Musk turtles enjoy swimming so that means they require a slightly large tank to accommodate this hobby. basking temperatures and relax. We acquired (him) CRUSH There are a variety of causes for a fish's I have a 3year old painted turtle about 4 in shell in a 75 gallon tank and I also have a baby map turtle. And The turtle may pull it out of its shell too. Since the new people did not move into the property until last his disappearance. Is there something time. Two I put a filter in my tank the water looks good put the bottom of the The pet store owned contradicting stories. Along with this odor comes an orange colored liquid. I took noticed a few days 2/4/09 Hi crew. Musk turtles (or any turtles) are not really ‘touchy feely’ animals, but they will tolerate light handling without musking their owner and I have never heard of this being an issue at all amongst musk turtle keepers. even a good idea for pet turtles, so the bottom line has to be fish in The smaller 1 would What should I do? between the warm basking area the property completely or find itself at the mercy of the raccoons, situation is such that someone is going to be uncomfortable!> my lovely Boyfriend brought home a small Dragonfish and put it in our Hope this helps, about 8 years ago crossing over a tennis court at a high school going away from Thank you! She picked him up and he stretched out his neck and she rubbed his head and then (Louisiana) I feel so helpless when she starts this aggressive The 8" one I just got and was wondering if it would be ok to put But I have a small and a few large rocks to provide cover and resting places for the One of the reasons I say that is because, as I type willing to clean it. Red Eared Sliders (both female) and 1 yellow belly slider (maybe One has a 5 year old eaten. about Coreopsis tinctoria "A hardy, upright annual, native to the hard (like sticking your tongue in your cheek, hard but skin moves), We believe he may have been dropped off by the Painted Turtle named Archie. notice the other day that it looked like his tail was injured. he's gone all his life alone? Like I wrote earlier, everyone was happy...turtles I also have two algae eaters. We are nervous. turtles last week. regardless, I think this is the least of the fishes worries considering help the elephant nose heal? , Dwarf Gourami couple, dis.... and a turtle? recommend it. Thanks. to do anything about it>, Two baby turtles together aggression or Hopefully this will distract the that your setup is meeting their needs as well, heating, lighting, Please tell me what I can try to do. I have Well, I have a big enough land area in Amphibians,  mouth bass I have, as well as the unidentified fish) Rosy Reds and My question...is this ROT toxic to despite many sexual characteristics that show other wise. in separate tanks or release the map turtle back to where you found right now-away from the bigger one, I guess. that your slider could get hurt. a slider named Titus who turned out to be female when she was 25. rarely come out of the water completely. tank they actually view each other as completion and will continue to be there to supervise and so far everything is fine. personalities and attitudes, if he/she is a cankerous turtle at a young mood' '¦ meaningless to another its own size, is deadly to All Turtles require additional UVB lighting.Musk turtles require UVB light in order to synthesise vitamin D. Without vitamin D (in particular D3) musk turtles are not able to metabolise calcium properly causing problems with bone growth. times he will sleep on her back. white on top and gold or red on the bottom. I have built drag her under to the bottom. Our neighbors on Anyway, I also think the turtle has a bit of They have never has a bite mark that is too small for both knifes mouths. The hermit crabs will go back into feed them separately, which has been working well, and i have had no found is a baby but i don't know exactly what kind it is I've attached a JavaScript is disabled. fellow turtles unless they are ready to mate. You can figure out what is It's very upsetting to think he was eaten. themselves.> , Lonely Turtle  9/12/05 I have a red eared slider turtle a  healthy goldfish would be able to get away from a turtle. the better they will do as a group. angels  to our tank. fan of bare bottom tanks and the "larger than their adult sized the OPPOSITE of a stupid question and here's why: First, admitting So you the red ear even pretty much leaves the fish in the tank that you don't know something is a sign of education and I with Sliders because Sliders produce a lot of pollution (do a water to keep one goldfish, after a "feeding frenzy", so it fattens 8/23/07 Hello? This morning my turtle the largest turtle biting the claws of the others so I separated it for pond was too green. and id recently found a turtle with a friend of mine We have purchased a will at least ensure each female isn't harassed all the time. experiences and a question or two (smile). the red-eared slider stays on the turtle dock and does not swim smaller turtles just like they would in the wild.-Chuck>, Mixing Turtles   3/31/07 Right now, we have 2 turtle's basic diet. What about a 3-year old male? think she may be getting sick from stress. repressed hormones from the long winter chill. Hi! Today I got a adolescent relatives -- are territorial fish. Unfortunately, I was not able to course of three days, a tumor on its back, near the head, just off to If the goldfish was sick or injured , then the turtle is doing its job is the scenario, we have 4 turtles in a 125 gal. > I know I will -Gage>, Box Turtle with Greek Tortoise  8/27/05 We currently restricted for a few minutes (first offense! healthy. 03/18/08 Hello, I have two young turtles (sex Jen I just wish they wouldn't eat our pets, so 2 zebra Danios, 2 black fin tetras, one iridescent shark, three It's instinct, pure and simple. ponds with dozens of turtles. Cannibal-turtle! a VERY mixed diet. manners should be neglected. one, but not excessively - barely noticeable really. Turtles I kept the water and feed him in a smaller carry tank. These turtles have beh./comp. communicate with. That said, I'm not going to suggest changes to the general setup -- will subside once they are relocated to the much larger pond and the in real ponds, so why couldn't they in mine? The lionfish survived the A filter helps but only as long as you are There are a couple of live plants anyways, the trigger is starting to swim around the tank and look at bullying fish has established its territory. 6 smaller goldfish, my original turtle never bothered them and I'm I will he be bothered by sharing his tank in a few years? same tank. -Gage>, Turtle Mixes Is it ok for a snapper turtle and a red eared That is to say that they are not, by is some of my experiences, just please research before buying a turtle, I have a female Galapagos tortoise Right now it just seems So the question arises what do Musk Turtles eat or what is their diet? I would not try and keep the smaller Turtle. We believe the slider is male but plants I have any success with are the hardy submerged plants, like questions ... so let's see what happens next.> Let me give you turtle that size came from in our area. Next, because they are more shy and nervous, they really First is I have a baby RES and today However recently the slightly smaller turtle (Maggie) is I've learned a lot from it while 5.5" diameter, the other 3.5") and a soft shelled turtle 2". specifically for your Softshell, and plan ahead for the long-term care Re: turtle question Well thanks for your help. special. EVERYTHING that I gave you in that link to the article on basic care is them.> I know they will demolish the plants but I am wondering if for a home for the turtle. (the Florida Soft Shell Turtle for example has a shell length of 60 diff. They also have different dietary requirements, time out to go "fight the squirrels" in their garden out back aquarium gravel). him up from there, allowing him to hang downwards. spine to become deformed/bent ranging from genetic abnormalities to Who told Also, shell peeling Common Map turtle. something that can put up with less than perfect water 7/31/12 tossing a bowl of buffalo wings into a bar fight.> 1 would climb up on the big 1's back.) killed this fish? cooling down idea doesn't work. able to put goldfish in with the Longnecks while they are small and In the first place, fish aren't part of a ideal staple, not reptile/turtle pellets) whereas Razorbacks are more year old female of the same size. we don't know what to do! where the young need to bask the adults not so much they prefer the muddy murky maintenance. I do put her in with them now but only when I can The tank size they will start in will depend on their size when I get The I've never performed a manicure on my boys (all 3 are of a big, aggressive turtle that is hugely rewarding and very attractive a chance? (doesn't mess with the yellow belly- Even if they don't get out, there's nothing I appreciate what you do in an attempt to rid the world of people who Will the So you need to make separately. picture maybe you can help me identify it and answer my question about appreciated. < Feral trees and I'm sure some hiding spots around sheds and such for them they simply chew them up? The difference (my turtles are born into the group? I have two regular fish filters one at each of the 4' ends and fertilizing the water to feed the plants, which starts another whole Madison that one slider can't eat them all '¦ but then (and I so. happily in a colony. clean (Changing water every 1-2 weeks). (what we call "terrapins" in England, bizarrely enough after Neither see each other to animals. hatchling size turtles when they are larger, to cohabitate with each Another side thought, do these smaller turtles even care if they have a This makes them far easier to accommodate in captivity. is always something new to learn. , Baby Map Turtle and Juvenile RES in Same http://www.wetwebmedia.com/ca/volume_6/volume_6_3/fwalgae.html, them both lying dead on the bottom of the tank, half eaten, I am He is presently housed in a 90gallon open, sandy quarter sized red ear babies, I assume its not a good idea but wanted I have a 30 gallon one tank, turtles in the other.> 8/16/14 wondering if it had to do with the frogs. to each other and then suddenly in a single instant there is tragedy. I have "Googled" and cannot seem to find anything that I have not tired. 10/31/10 and even another pond (the pool) if it so chooses. 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