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    Safe plants for Box Turtles?

    I'm making a Gulf Coast Box Turtle enclosure and I need some safe plants. I'm not talking edible just safe so they cant harm the turtles. I want to know the safe plant list and what are the safe waterplants? I want to make a cool water feature and have waterplants in it. Thanks, -Camden :)
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    Asian Leaf Turtles?

    Does anyone on the forum know the care of Asian Leaf Turtles? I'm wanting to make a little turtle garden with 3 enclosures a Gulf Coast Box Turtle Enclosure, Three-Toed Box Turtle Enclosure, then a enclosure for some Asian species. Then on the edges of the enclosures plant plants and stuff. For...
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    Box Turtle Acquisition

    I wouldn't recommend any mulch, but organic topsoil works well, also the coconut works good. I feed mine a huge variety of foods. A good diet is 50% Animal Matter 20% Vegetables 10% Greens 10% Fruits and 10% Fungi. My last feeding was Clover, Strawberry, Snails, Earthworms, Mealworms, Romaine...
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    Is it a hybrid?

    Him next to a female (he's right females left) that female on the left had layed eggs so its proven! Him next to a male (male left shaggy right)
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    Is it a hybrid?

    I have a box turtle that I don't know what it is! This is Shaggy he is a WC (LTC) adult that comes from a area where three-toed and eastern meet (both are native there) I've always thought he was a Blonde Phase Eastern but he might be a Eastern x Three-Toed hybrid. he has four toes, concave...
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    How Old Do Box Turtles Need To Be Too Mate?

    I want to get some baby boxies and I have a question since you cant find anything on the internet, I've never kept baby box turtles before and how many years until they can reproduce? (or at least sex) from what I've heard its 5 years but is that true?
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    What Species Should I Get?

    Also it wasn't sapost to have attached files.
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    What Species Should I Get?

    I'm looking to get another species of Box Turtles what do y'all recommend? I already keep Eastern's (6.2.0) I'm having a hard time deciding between Three-Toed, Ornate, and Gulf Coast. Do y'all keep any of them if so can you show pictures, and your experience with them, and what you recommend?
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    Breeding Box Turtles, I have a few questions.

    Its spring so what time of spring do they usually lay? (Spring in Alabama is February to May)
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    What Should I Feed my Baby African Spur-Thigh?

    Thanks, for the help! :)
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    Central American Wood Turtles

    I've been wanting to get Central American Wood Turtles. I'm wanting to make a outdoor enclosure (of course half land half water). But I am wanting to fit three so what dimensions would work best? also what plants are best? I think that for one wood turtle 5 ft. x 5 ft. would work but I think...
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    Breeding Box Turtles, I have a few questions.

    How long does it take for a female to lay eggs after mating? also how long does it take for the eggs to hatch? I had my trio of eastern's breed yesterday, and the day before, and today. so I think they are fertile. What temp should I have the incubator? or should I just let them hatch in the...
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    What Should I Feed my Baby African Spur-Thigh?

    I just found out that kale and lettuce was bad for baby sulcatas? is this true? what should feed it?
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    a few Box Turtles in my collection :)

    I have every picture exempt one turtle :) Famous / Male Eastern - PROVEN BREEDER!! Bobber - Male Eastern Tippy - Male Eastern Shaggy - Male Eastern - Blonde Eastern Project now on to my juvenile easterns :) Curios - Unsexed Juvenile Grunt - Possible Male Juvenile Eastern now for...
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    I am adopting box turtles

    I do I have all the proper permits and all box turtles are legal in Alabama you just have to have a permit to sell them
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    I am adopting box turtles

    I am adopting any species of box turtles! I have a 26 ft long 14 ft wide enclosure for box turtles to live out there lives in good care in a forever home. I live in Jasper, Alabama, but I can pay shipping if you are in following states/ Alabama / Georgia / Florida / Mississippi / Tennessee /...
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    My collection :)

    also do Ornates do well in Alabama?
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    My collection :)

    I have a large group of easterns, and id like to expand my colony of box turtles, I cant decide wich species. Im thinking Gulf Coast, Three Toed, or Ornate. witch one do you recommend?
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