I apologize, I had too many characters in my post and had to shorten it. My question is do I need to add anything else to the floor of the pond and how cold does should the water be for them to hibernate.
It was suggested you may be able to give me advice on Red Ear Slider turtles hibernating over winter. I live in Colorado, elevation is 7400 feet. We built a 5 foot pond with extra large river rock on the floor of the pond. The pond is enclosed in a greenhouse, to keep predators out.
Okay, Mali Is over 50 lbs She is a sweetheart, i moved us down to Arizona full time. She is getting a bit hard for me to handle. I think I’ll make some phone calls in the area. If you know (and I mean KNOW !) please pass on if you know someone