Do you plan on keeping a turtle you found outdoors? While most wild turtles don't make good pets, keeping one is possible if you provide the proper habitat, lighting and overall care.
Your kid is begging you for a pet turtle, but is it really a good idea? This is what you need to know to determine if getting a pet turtle is the right decision for your child.
Welcome your new baby reptile home the safe way. The tiny wonder needs a happy trip, cosy palace and good care.
For those of you who are interested or already have obtained a baby soft shell turtle, I would like to share my information. For the past fifteen months, I have raised an eastern spiny soft shell turtle since the day it hatched. I have...
If the Ninja Turtles are cool enough to have awesome turtle names, then your pet turtle should have an awesome name! Here are 40 name ideas to get you thinking!
Example of the set-up. The aquarium is sitting on a heating pad, a thermometer is placed at the water level, and there's a little cave for him to hide under from the UVB light above. Your turtle is acting strange. Bubbles keep foaming around his...
Caught vs bought, which turtle is for you? Normally when people decide they want a pet turtle, they don't grab a net, go to their local pond and wait to catch one. No, most people who decide they want a turtle as a pet go to the pet-store....
Not knowing what the best foods are for your sulcata can be stressful. Too little of this, too much of that; it can all be quite daunting! This article will teach you everything you need to know.
Teaching yourself to determine the sex of your Leopard tortoise can seem impossible in the beginning. The good news is that once you get the hang of reading the signs, you'll never forget them.
Turtles are cute pets to own, unfortunately, very few people know how to care for them. If you wish to polish your turtle parenting skills, have a look at this guide.
It all started a year and a half ago in late October when my brother and his friend went to our local lake and witnessed newborn turtles popping up from the ground, heading for the lake's shore. My brother and his friend also took witness to the...
The red-eared slider turtle is a fantastic pet. Here you can find everything you need to know about this turtle's diet, tank setup, and general maintenance requirements.
Say hello to one of the most difficult tortoise species to breed. There's no fighting nature on this one, but when the little ones hatch, the moment will be worth every sacrifice.
Many owners become concerned when they notice bubbles or liquid seeping from their pet's nose. A healthy tortoise should have clear and dry nostrils, but not every snotty case is a cause for panic.