aquatic turtle

  1. Wayfarin

    Turtles and frogs. Dangers and diseases?

    Hello, folks! As I've mentioned on other posts, we have a female red-eared slider (or "pond" slider) named Teresa. We've had her for over a decade. As is often the case with red-eared sliders, she has grown too big and too challenging to keep inside in an average-sized aquarium tank. I've been...
  2. Wayfarin

    Red-eared slider pond in northern New Hampshire?

    Hello again! As I've been discussing on this forum, we have a red-eared slider, Teresa, who has been a "house turtle" for years. Her husbandry conditions aren't the best, and keeping her conditions clean constantly is difficult due to this (her housing is too small). I've been discussing...
  3. Wayfarin

    Ideal plants for an outdoor red-eared slider pond? Any plants that can withstand grazing?

    Hello, folks! As I've mentioned on other threads, we have a female red-eared slider named Teresa, and after her spending years in a rather undersized aquarium, I am interested in the idea of moving her into an outdoor enclosure with a large pond and a land area for basking and digging. My...
  4. Wayfarin

    Red-eared sliders and American bullfrogs living together? (LONG THREAD)

    Hello, folks! Some of you may already be acquainted with our turtle, as I've already introduced her on another thread. We currently own a female red-eared slider named Teresa or "Terry" who's a little over 12 years old. We've had her for that long, and we suspect she could live many more years...
  5. B

    Urgently Re-homing 3 aquatic turtles

    Hi, everyone! I'm reaching out on behalf of my family, due to unfortunate recent circumstances, the care of our turtles has become too extensive for us to keep up with. They've been with us since they were hatchlings for the last 13 years and we love them dearly, but they're in need of a new...
  6. N

    shell curving

    My ablino RES wont eat nothing but shrimp cuz she uses her smell cuz she cant see very well what do i do i tried feeding her pellets but she just spits them out. i soak the shrimp in vitimins so she gets what she needs and she barely will eat vegtables help!
  7. susieq450

    Need suggestions for a name

    I have a new baby that has been in our home now for a little over two weeks and anyone who has followed my stories knows it has been a hard road the last couple of months. After losing my precious adult 3-striped mud turtle on June 1st, we welcomed a couple of babies in our home but these...
  8. L

    How to tell the sex of a Red Eared Slider

    I have two red eared slider turtles since they were very young and we have been waiting for them to mature so we can know weather they are boys or girls. I believe they are now big enough and i was told you should be able to tell by looking at their tales. well, i cant. Can any one help me...
  9. iloveturtles88

    Eastern Mud Turtle

    Can i see pictures of your Eastern Mud turtle tank? How much water do i need for my Eastern Mud turtles? I'm trying to figure out how to do the tank. I have been told they are poor swimmers and i noticed this little one can't get on the basking/land area when trying to get out of the water...
  10. Scottfoo

    Big Thank you to Our friends at TetraFauna !

    We wanted to give a big thank you to the folks at Tetra for donating all these great items and 20 Cases of food. We are so appreciative and thank you so much! We will def be passing on some of the food to other turtle rescues and turtle lovers!
  11. Russian Rehab

    Aquatic Turtle beak

    my new aquatic turtle came with an overgrown beak. ih had my tortoise's beak trimmed but will the vet be able to trim an aquatic turtle? another problem is she is a very small very moody musk turtle. are the any natural ways to get her to trim her own beak?
  12. B

    Help on introducing turtles?

    Recently a small yellow-bellied slider caught my eye at Petco. I have full-grown one currently that is very (maybe a little too) friendly, we hand-feed her, and she likes to be out of her water and around us. But I'm not sure how she would do with a turtle 10x smaller... will she think it's...