african sideneck

  1. J

    Sideneck african turtle help

    HI. Im jaiden i had just recently purchased a sideneck african turtle from a random person. Is it normal for them to not eat the food the first couple of days? When should i feed her? I also have the temp of the water at 79 and the basking area at 80 to 95. I have all the same food they were...
  2. wendigo

    New African side neck in outdoor pond

    We have one of the Kim's pond kits outside in north Florida. Its 300 gallons and has been been set up since last November. We have 6 goldfish, 3 dojo loaches, (although some are currently missing, ugh) anacharis, hornwort and a floating island with a canna and another trailing plant. I got 2...
  3. L

    African Side Neck Turtle Will only Eat Live

    Hi everyone! So we just got an African Side Neck Turtle a week ago. We have tried every kind of food under the sun. We even went to pet smart and asked them what diet they feed their turtles. We had the water at 78 (heater). The basking area between 85 and 90. We have a hiding area for him etc...
  4. I

    Additional Turtle to house with my West African Mud Turtle (African Sideneck Turtle)?

    Hi! I currently own a 4 1/2" West African Mud Turtle (more commonly known as the African Sideneck Turtle) and I have her in a 75 gallon tank. I have been thinking about getting another turtle and wondering what would be some good tankmates for her? I currently have her with Buenos Aires and...
  5. Z

    African Side neck will only eat live what should I feed him

    Hi. I have an African helmeted side neck turtle and he only eats live what should I feed him.
  6. K

    Tips for Light setup

    I have an African side neck turtle and was looking for tips on how to give her the best light setup. Currently I have the basic zoo med aquatic turtle uvb and heat lights. I've learned that the basking area should be closer to 90 degrees and mine is only 80, so I'm trying to correct that and...
  7. K

    My African sideneck turtle seems sick.

    Hi, I was wondering if anyone on here has gone through what I'm about to mention with their turtle and if you could give me advice. I've had my turtle for 6 years with no health issues. Suddenly a few days ago she started sitting under her basking platform and didn't really get out and move...
  8. caseyerin

    Having some trouble with my african sideneck

    Hi! I have an African Sideneck Turtle and have had him for about 3 years now. When I first got him, I had him in a 20 gallon tank and now he is currently in a 60 gallon tank and has been for about a year. I just bought him a new filter, because the old one was a small filter and a rock...