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  • FishCan You Keep Betta Fish in A Vase

    Can You Keep Betta Fish in A Vase

    Can You Keep Betta Fish in A Vase & Keep Them Healthy? Can you keep Bettas in Vases ? Yes you can! Do you need to keep Bettas inside vases or bowls? Yes. But only if they have enough room and a consistently high quality of water. You want your…

  • SnakesBall Python Enclosure

    Ball Python Enclosure

    Ball Python Enclosure: A Comprehensive Guide Ball pythons are wonderful pets, known for their manageable size, easy maintenance, and generally docile nature. Their variety in beautiful color variations adds to their appeal. However, ensuring a high quality of life for your pet python involves providing…

  • Turtle & Tortoise Questions Can Turtles Breathe Through Their Butts Snapping Turtle

    Can Turtles Breathe Through Their Butts?

    Can Turtles Breathe Through Their Butts? Really? Turtles are unique creatures that have evolved some fascinating adaptations over millions of years. One of the most well-known turtle “facts” passed around on the internet and in popular culture is the claim that turtles can breathe through…

  • Aquariums Axolotl Tank Setup Guide

    Axolotl Tank Setup

    Axolotl Tank Setup Guide Axolotls are also called Ambystoma Mexicanums and can be found near Mexico City in the Lake of Xochimilco. Axolotls make great pets. These cute amphibians can grow up to 30cm in length and live for 10-12 years. Axolotls eat a variety of foods,…

  • Turtles & TortoisesMata Mata Turtle (Chelus fimbriata) White Background

    Mata Mata Turtle

    Mata Mata Turtle (Chelus fimbriata) The mata mata turtle has a special look with its big, triangle-shaped head. They come from South America and live differently than most turtles. Because they like to stay in one place and need a certain type of home, they’re…

  • AquariumsBuilding a Paludarium Tank

    Guide To Building a Paludarium Tank For Animals Or Plants

    Guide To Building a Paludarium Tank For Animals Or Plants The average person will not know what a Paludarium is. You’ll be mistaken for a liar! Paludariums have a growing fan base among aquarists. Many aquarium collectors have made the switch to a paludarium or added…

All Things Turtle & Tortoise

  • Can Turtles Breathe Through Their Butts?

    Can Turtles Breathe Through Their Butts Snapping Turtle

    Can Turtles Breathe Through Their Butts? Really? Turtles are unique creatures that have evolved some fascinating adaptations over millions of years. One of the most well-known turtle “facts” passed around on the internet and in popular culture is the claim that turtles can breathe through…

  • Mata Mata Turtle

    Mata Mata Turtle (Chelus fimbriata) White Background

    Mata Mata Turtle (Chelus fimbriata) The mata mata turtle has a special look with its big, triangle-shaped head. They come from South America and live differently than most turtles. Because they like to stay in one place and need a certain type of home, they’re…

  • Balanced Diet For Slider Turtles

    Providing a Balanced Diet For Slider Turtles

    Providing a Balanced Diet For Slider Turtles The diet of the Red Eared Slider can be somewhat difficult to understand. For the interests of people new to the Slider, and of course its close relatives, I have decided to make this topic. Here I will…

  • Turtles And Tortoises Common Names

    Turtles and tortoises Common Names

    TURTLES AND TORTOISES COMMON NAMES (Testudines) Read our huge list of turtles and tortoises common names. The Testudines are the only shelled species of reptile or amphibians. All Turtles and Tortoises have an carapace (upper shell) and a plastron (lower shell) to some degree.  …

  • Pond Turtles

    Pond Turtles on a rock

    Meet the European Pond Turtle: A Guide to Its Characteristics and Behavior Discover the enchanting world of the European Pond Turtle – a charming reptile native to Europe. With its distinctive green-brown shell and captivating demeanor, this turtle species has fascinated nature enthusiasts for generations.…

  • Bog Turtles

    Bog turtles in the pond

    Exploring the Elusive Bog Turtles (Glyptemys Muhlenbergii) Embark on a journey to discover the captivating Bog Turtles. Imagine a world where wetlands come alive with hidden wonders. Meet this pint-sized reptile adorned with a shell resembling polished mahogany—a gem in the wild. With curiosity piqued,…

Breeding & Incubation

  • Turtles & Tortoises

    Hot Or Not 

    Turtles, like many other pets, require a specific tank temperature to keep their body temperature stable. It is necessary for them because it helps in digestion, breathing, and disease resistance. Turtles, unlike humans, cannot adjust their body temperature internally. It is your responsibility to keep…

  • Turtles & Tortoises softshell turtle eggs

    Softshell Turtle Eggs Help

    Reader Question: I had a Florida softshell turtle lay eggs in my yard on may 22nd. Well about 1 month ago I had a coyote come into my yard in broad daylight and start digging it up. I was able to chase him off since he…

Feeding Turtles

  • Balanced Diet For Slider Turtles

    Providing a Balanced Diet For Slider Turtles

    Providing a Balanced Diet For Slider Turtles The diet of the Red Eared Slider can be somewhat difficult to understand. For the interests of people new to the Slider, and of course its close relatives, I have decided to make this topic. Here I will…

  • Prickly Pear Fruit

    prickly pear fruit

    If you have a tortoise to care for, you have to ensure that you provide them with the best diet available.  Your house or school is not a natural habitat for a tortoise; you should do everything you can to help them feel at ease…

  • My Hatchling Is Not Eating

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    A turtle that refuses to eat is not necessarily a cause for worry, and there are many reasons why this may be the case. However, before moving on, make sure nothing is wrong, especially if you are dealing with a young turtle. A stressful shift…

Aquariums

  • Aquariums Axolotl Tank Setup Guide

    Axolotl Tank Setup

    Axolotl Tank Setup Guide Axolotls are also called Ambystoma Mexicanums and can be found near Mexico City in the Lake of Xochimilco. Axolotls make great pets. These cute amphibians can grow up to 30cm in length and live for 10-12 years. Axolotls eat a variety of foods,…

  • AquariumsBuilding a Paludarium Tank

    Guide To Building a Paludarium Tank For Animals Or Plants

    Guide To Building a Paludarium Tank For Animals Or Plants The average person will not know what a Paludarium is. You’ll be mistaken for a liar! Paludariums have a growing fan base among aquarists. Many aquarium collectors have made the switch to a paludarium or added…

  • Aquariums Best 3 Gallon Fish Tanks For Sale

    Best 3 Gallon Fish Tanks

    Best 3 Gallon Fish Tanks – Equipment, Stocking and Setups It can be difficult to choose the right fish tank from the many options available. The first thing you need to ask yourself is What size tank do I require. The 3-gallon tank has the advantage of…

  • Aquariums 20 Gallon Fish Tank Setup Guide

    20 Gallon Fish Tank Setup

    20 Gallon Fish Tank Setup Guide The 20-gallon aquarium or fish tank is ideal for beginners. It’s big enough to house a variety of fish but small enough to keep. This size tank allows you to have a variety of fish as well as live…

  • Aquariums 30 Gallon Fish Tank Setup

    30 Gallon Fish Tank Setup

    30 Gallon Fish Tank Setup Guide 30 Gallon Fish Tank Setup guide. A 30-gallon aquarium is the perfect solution for an aquarium that will fit easily in your living area and create a focal piece at the same. This is the perfect size for most…

  • Aquariums Saltwater Tank Setup New Saltwater Aquarium

    Saltwater Tank Setup

    Taking on your first saltwater tank setup? It can be difficult to set up a new tank, but once you have your fish in it, it is worth the effort. The process of turning an aquarium idea into a reality involves many steps. It is the…

Turtle Enclosures

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    How To Look After Reptiles

    Do you want to know how to look after a reptile? Learning how to take care of reptiles is a…
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    How to Look after Ferrets

    Do you want to know how to look after a reptile? Ferrets are complicated creatures with complicated needs. This section…
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    How To Look After A Bird

    Do you want to know how to look after a pet bird? Having a pet bird should be an enjoying…
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    How To Look After A Cat

    Do you want to know how to look after a pet Cat? It is not difficult to make space in…
    01/07/2020

    How To Look After A Dog

    Do you want to know how to look after a dog? Dogs? Who would not love them?  But along with…
    28/07/2020

    How to Look After Rabbits

    Do you want to know how to look after a rabbit? Properly caring for your rabbit is crucial and has…
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