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    Extra Scutes!

    i think i read once that if they are incubated at too high or low (i dont remember which) of a temp that it can cause split scutes .. still a cutie though!!
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    more EBT pics!

    Very cute ! Its a turtle model :)
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    new member of family (EBT)

    I don't know if its the phone picture , but it looks more like a 3 toed box turtle in my opinion .
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    Behavior changes. Should i be concerned?

    Do you have a UVB light for them ? That is very important for their development and should be placed about 12 inches from the ground of the cage ( or check the manufacturer directions )
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    The Florida Box turtle Myth

    That is so cool !
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    Indoor setup

    Aww Nora is beautiful !
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    Owning a Box Turtle

    I have a 100 gallon trough that I use and I built a frame out of wood and it has a screen top on most of it and a hinged door on part ( for changing water) and the frame is bolted right into the plastic tub and I padlock it at night . We have horrible "city raccoons " in Chicago and they will...
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    uvb/eastern boxie

    Yes I use the 18 inch long tubes
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    Turtle bunch

    Cuties !!
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    Haha of course I would pick a shy species! Although ornates seem to be the spunkiest of the N. American boxies :)
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    Same here , I have had a bauri for a year now , and she is still very shy around me! I think it just takes years for them to really trust you ...
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    Introducing Sweet Pea, Gulf Coast Boxie

    Good for you ! It's really nice of you to help the little guy out :)
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    Red light

    Ceramic heat emmiter or a heat panel. Neither produce visable light so you can't possibly mess up their sleep! Pro products makes really great panels and they last a LONG time compared to any bulb I have ever used .
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    uvb/eastern boxie

    I use 5.0 reptisun bulbs for the winter and try to get them outside the rest of the year !
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    Introducing Sweet Pea, Gulf Coast Boxie

    Very cute! Will you be returning him to the wild in the spring ?
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    Rest In Peace Poppy!

    RIP ! At least you have him a good life, even if it was for a short amount of time !
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    What kind of turtle is this?

    Beautiful turtle . I love your username also !!
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    My male ornate box help!

    It might just take him a while to trust you . I have had my boxies for a year , and they are still kind of shy around me ...
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    My male ornate box help!

    Usually it means that they either don't like the way you are holding them , or he doesn't like being held at all. We have an ornate at the wildlife center I work at, and they seem extra cranky lol
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    Hungry turts!

    How cute !!