Category: Turtles & Tortoises Care Sheets

Expert Tips for Happy and Healthy Aquatic Turtles

Expert Tips for Happy and Healthy Aquatic Turtles

“Do the right thing for your animal and your earth. Research, prepare and practice responsible stewardship by keeping captive-bred turtles.” [...]
Striped Mud Turtle Care And Breeding

Striped Mud Turtle Care And Breeding

The striped mud turtle is a small aquatic turtle that generally does not reach more than four inches (10cm) in straight carapace length (SCL). [...]
Want To Keep And Care For A Tortoise? Read These Tips

Want To Keep And Care For A Tortoise? Read These Tips

I was about 7 years old when I saw my first tortoise. The Central Park Zoo had a nice reptile collection, but for me, there was just that one, enormou [...]
Yellow-spotted River Turtle Care Sheet

Yellow-spotted River Turtle Care Sheet

Podocnemis unifilis, the Yellow-spotted River Turtle The genus Podocnemis features six species of large river turtles found throughout South Americ [...]
Three-toed Box Turtle Care Sheet

Three-toed Box Turtle Care Sheet

Three-toed Box Turtle (Terrapene carolina triunguis) North American three-toed box turtles are found in several states west of the Mississippi Rive [...]
Radiated Tortoise Care Sheet

Radiated Tortoise Care Sheet

Like other tortoises, radiateds need a high fiber diet with as much variety as possible. [...]
Eastern Box Turtle Care Sheet

Eastern Box Turtle Care Sheet

Here are a few tips for keeping the Eastern box turtle  (Terrapene carolina carolina) alive and well in captivity, including care of the hat [...]
Reeve’s Turtle Care Sheet

Reeve’s Turtle Care Sheet

Reeve’s Turtle (Mauremys reevesii) Reeve’s turtle is the smallest member of the genus Mauremys, one of the largest genera of the O [...]
Wood Turtle Care Sheet

Wood Turtle Care Sheet

Wood turtles are a lot of fun to keep and to raise, as they are for the most part very tame and friendly. [...]
West African Mud Turtle Care Sheet

West African Mud Turtle Care Sheet

West African Mud Turtle (Pelusios castaneus) The West African mud turtle is a medium sized, aquatic turtle found throughout West Africa. Highly ada [...]
Common Musk Turtle Care Sheet

Common Musk Turtle Care Sheet

Care sheet for the common musk turtle, aka "stinkpot" (Sternotherus odoratus). [...]
Painted Turtle Care Sheet

Painted Turtle Care Sheet

Care sheet for the painted turtles (Chrysemys picta ssp. and C. dorsalis) [...]
Red-Eared Slider Care Sheet

Red-Eared Slider Care Sheet

Care sheet for the red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta elegans) [...]
Spotted Pond Turtle Care Sheet

Spotted Pond Turtle Care Sheet

Care sheet for the spotted pond turtle (Geoclemys hamiltonii). [...]
Ornate Box Turtle Care Sheet

Ornate Box Turtle Care Sheet

Care sheet for the ornate box turtle (Terrapene ornata ornata). [...]
Pink-Bellied Side-Necked Turtle Care Sheet

Pink-Bellied Side-Necked Turtle Care Sheet

Care sheet for the pink-bellied side-necked turtle Emydura subglobosa [...]
Sulcata Tortoise Care Sheet

Sulcata Tortoise Care Sheet

Care sheet for the sulcata tortoise (Geochelone [Centrochelys] sulcata). [...]
Red-Footed Tortoise Care Sheet

Red-Footed Tortoise Care Sheet

Care sheet for the red-footed tortoise (Chelonoidis [Geochelone] carbonaria). [...]
Aldabra Tortoise Care Sheet

Aldabra Tortoise Care Sheet

Care sheet for the Aldabra tortoise (Geochelone gigantea). [...]
Russian Tortoise Care Sheet

Russian Tortoise Care Sheet

Care sheet for the Russian tortoise Testudo Agrionemys horsfieldii [...]
Mata Mata Turtle Care Sheet

Mata Mata Turtle Care Sheet

Care sheet for the mata mata turtle (Chelus fimbriatus). [...]
Leopard Tortoise Care Sheet

Leopard Tortoise Care Sheet

Care sheet for the leopard tortoise (Stigmochelys [Geochelone] pardalis). [...]
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