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  1. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    So the past week, Stinkpot has discovered basking. Started just with a head.. then half a shell.. now he comes out completely! He got even braver today! Came out of the water to bask, while I was sitting right next to him... just happened to be videoing on my phone too :gasp: Never thought I...
  2. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hello, Please can someone give me some advice. I have a baby map turtle, maybe 2 months old. He used to bask under his proper basking light for ages every day but now he has stopped. His basking light is a stand alone lamp so I have to take his lid off for him to use the basking light...
  3. Turtles & Tortoise Pictures
    Tom's Exo Terra Turtle Island arrived today and I have caught him on it quite a few times already.
  4. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    I have read in numerous places that Musk turtles do not need to have a basking area as they rarely come up to bask. I have made sure that there is something he can sit on to lift his head out of the water, but he very rarely leaves the bottom of the tank. He has a UV light (even though it's...
  5. Lizards
    I just got a new Bts he is very tame and is around a couple of months old I got him two days ago he is always in his cave not basking is he just settling in or have I got the heat wrong P.S do they eat broccili? Thanks
  6. Habitat
    Hi everybody, I have decided that I am going to house my 9 month old wild-type corn (Si Mogway = little monster in Cantonese) in a 60*45*45 exo terra. I live in Hong Kong so heating the thing isn't a problem (I'm actually having to cool the current breeding tub through August as its 33deg!)...
  7. Snakes
    Hey all , out of interest, do i aim to get the 'crumpet' sized circle under spot bulb to 31-33c meaning the warm end is 29-30c or do i aim to get warm end 31-33c which means the circle under bask spot would be about 36c It a baby carpet and he in a 30inchx12x12 so not a lot of height Both...
  8. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hello everyone, Agee months ago I acquired a turtle at work when it was found on our crawfish truck from Louisiana. I kept him because all my coworkers wanted to just let him go in a nearby ditch. I bought it everything it needed at Petsmart. Everyone told me he was snapper. I thought his...
  9. Turtles & Tortoise Pictures
    well finally got picture of Phent basking!! (well being forced) "I see you out there!!!" "oh yes! No one can see me now!!" "whats over there" "who's that?" "is it time to go in yet?" heres the pen he stays in so he dont "run" away with Onyx watching over him!! did i...
  10. Lizard Pictures
    Finally the sun is back! No more watching it out of the patio doors! Brian :) DC :)
  11. Lizards
    Sorry wrong area - mods please delete Deleted
  12. Lizards
    How important is it for a beardie to be 6-8 inches from the bask light? in the wild the sun is simply up my beardie didnt get on well with a side mounted bask light but since swapping to one in roof of viv (18 inches tall), his bask behaviour normal again . only thing is , it is "10-"12...
  13. Lizards
    Hi, Do cresties bask after eating? me not being the expert on them just though it was funny when after every meal he goes and lays on the same spot on top of his hut for ages lol just wondered cos I've never heard they did haha any ideas? Cheers
  14. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Just wondering as mine never do!!
  15. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi, I'm new to the forums and also new to keeping turtles! I've been searching for a while and can't find the answers I'm looking for, people here seem to be really nice so I thought I'd make a thread. I've recently acquired a large fish tank which has been sitting completly empty in my living...
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