Turtles & Tortoises
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.
There are different creative ways of setting up an aquarium for a baby softshell turtle. Here are the basic needs that must be included. Adequate space (at least a 20 gallon tank) UVB lighting Good filtration system...
Learn more about one of the largest tortoise's in the world, including a video of an African Spurred Tortoise munching on his favorite snack!
With my recent acquiring of a Sulcata Tortoise and the difficulty I have had finding useful information on my new Herptile friend, I thought it would be appropriate to share some of my findings.
A recipe for aquatic turtle food, made at home, with fresh ingredients. You control the portions, quality and its a great way to introduce new food to your pet turtle.
I am going to talk about two things in this article: the sufficient outdoor setup for pet turtles and reasons why you should and should not do it. The latter seems contradicting, but I do not want people to attempt this...
Uncommon and expensive morphs of the common snapping turtle and other interesting snapping turtle facts like how to help them cross a road, turtle soup and dish recipes.
Russian tortoises are one of the more popular small species of pet tortoises. They are fairly easy to keep, as long as you know proper husbandry and diet for the tortoise.
Conventional wisdom about these unique little box turtles can be just wrong! We need more wildlife "experts" who want to deal with the problem rather than tell politicians what they want to hear.
How do you turn down the plea of a 9 year old boy, who looks imploringly up at you with those big brown eyes and asks “Mommy, can I keep it PLEASE?” as he hands you a dirty travel mug. “What, you want...
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