Aquatic Turtles

What You Can Do to Promote Basking in Your Red-Eared Slider

What You Can Do to Promote Basking in Your Red-Eared Slider

To red-eared sliders, bathing and complete drying off are crucial. Here are some tips for persuading reticent turtles to use their designated basking area. Read more...

What Red-Eared Sliders Mean by Fluttering Claws

What Red-Eared Sliders Mean by Fluttering Claws

Recognize the reasons turtles will occasionally flutter their claws over the heads of other turtles; these reasons may include mating and displays of dominance. Read more...

The Best Red Eared Slider to Buy

The Best Red Eared Slider to Buy

In the pet trade, reptiles are prone to extreme stress and occasionally illness. Here are some suggestions on things to consider while choosing a pet red-eared slider. Read more...

Aquatic Turtle Care: Painted Turtles as Pets

Aquatic Turtle Care: Painted Turtles as Pets

This in-depth manual on painted turtle housing, heating, nutrition, and water quality will teach you how to properly look after them as pets. Read more...

A Manual for Taking Care of Pet Mud Turtles

A Manual for Taking Care of Pet Mud Turtles

Mud turtles make poor pets for young children because they are semi-terrestrial, fidgety, and semi-terrestrial. Learn about their housing, food, and other aspects of care. Read more...

Taking Care of Red-Eared Slider Turtles as Pets: A Guide

Taking Care of Red-Eared Slider Turtles as Pets: A Guide

Care for red-eared slider turtles requires more effort than some people realize. Learn more about their needs for water, habitat, and more. Read more...

How Long Do Turtles Live?

How Long Do Turtles Live?

Discover how long a pet turtle may live as well as what you can do to ensure that your animal lives a long and healthy life. Read more...

Taking Care of Yellow-Belied Sliders as Pets: A Guide

Taking Care of Yellow-Belied Sliders as Pets: A Guide

Common aquatic pet turtles with yellow bellies are intriguing to watch but dislike being handled. Study up on how to take care of these reptiles. Read more...

The Care of Common Musk Turtles as Pets: A Guide

The Care of Common Musk Turtles as Pets: A Guide

Because of its little size, the Common Musk Turtle, often called the Stinkpot Turtle, is a common option for a pet. Read more...

How Do Turtles Get Their Sleep?

How Do Turtles Get Their Sleep?

Turtles, particularly those that live on land, are lethargic and silent, making it difficult to detect when they're asleep. Your turtle may sleep like this. Read more...