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Discussion in 'Water turtles' started by Moozillion, Mar 27, 2019.

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  1. Moozillion

    Moozillion Well-Known Member 5 Year Member Platinum Tortoise Club

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    YES, INDEED!!!! Spunk and attitude galore!!!!! :p:D:D:D
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    Lyn W Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    He certainly is a clever little guy!
    And I think he has all of us hooked!
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    Wow so am I. I have a Sulcata that is already going to grow out of his 20 long tank. I think I would LOVE to get a little guy like yours to add to my tort hobby.
    Where did you get him? Not ready yet but I would like to find out more.
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    Im'm in love with Nelson the devil! My new Sulcata is growing so fast I will need to get a larger environment soon. Think a razorback from Randy is going to be a must!
    Thanks for sharing. Im new to the forum.
  5. Moozillion

    Moozillion Well-Known Member 5 Year Member Platinum Tortoise Club

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    You can’t go wrong with any animal you get from Randy!️ He’s a member of this forum! His forum name is Shell freak.
    Aquatic turtles are very different than Tortoises- have you kept aquatics before?
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    Ha ha ha. You snooze you lose.
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    Poor fishies.
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    I am enjoying my massage mommy.!
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    Clever little Nelson.
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    Had about 500 gallons of fish and frogs and bred many fish. So I am familiar to a point. But I'm now in my smaller retirement home in South Carolina. My friend in Texas has a Sulcata 5 yrs old . he is huge but has so much personality. My husband surprised me with a hatchling 3 mo. ago. Love it but was not prepared for him. So I am doing all my research now. Bought a 20 gal long aquarium. but he will out grow it. He is only 3 oz now. Have been playing catch up to get his dwelling up to par.
    Right after we got Dexter my husband had a massive heart attack and had open heart surgery on the 20th of March.
    I've been consumed with getting him better. But now I have a few hours a day I can devote to Dexter.
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    Moozillion Well-Known Member 5 Year Member Platinum Tortoise Club

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    Goodness!! You've got lot going on!!!
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    Good. I am glad to see this explanation of the difference between the species. I was beginning to suspect you of discrimination based upon sex. Of course, Jacques is just as smart and has just as many turtle rights as Nelson! Ahem.o_O
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    HAHA! :)
    And, as far as we know, Nelson's name MIGHT have to be changed to Nellie once "his" gender is known for sure! ;)
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    So sorry you are having such a tough time. I hope it all eases up soon.
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    Todd, your turtles are adept swimmers! Maybe they got a little bit of exercise from the mobile meals... ;)
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    Excellent comparison, Bea. :D
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    Buy cheap guppies and put a lot of floating seaweed real not plastic. I always bought as many pregnant ones as I could. The nits (babies) can hide and breed. We always kept a small breeding tank just to resupply. I had african water frogs and they were voracious but so fun to watch.
    Amuse your torts
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    He’s learned to recognize Food Face!
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    What a lovely baby~ ~ ~ ~:tort::<3::tort::<3:
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    Ah-hah! There you go AGAIN. Why can't a girl be named Nelson??? Sheeesh.:rolleyes:

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