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  1. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    My girlfriend would like to get some turtles but I want to do the research and homework before we do anything. She would like to have 2-3 ideally so this would mean males as I keep reading they stay smaller than the females. Would this be possible? The species I’ve seen that seem suitable to us...
  2. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    First of all I would like to so Hello as this is my first post. I have 2 Mississippi Map turtles both around 3 years old, I believe one is male and one is female, I've had them both since they were tiny from the pet shop. They are in a 250 litre tank at present with approx 200 litres of water...
  3. Shelled Classifieds
    Hi, I am looking for a Mississippi Map Turtle as the title says. Is anyone able to recommend a local breeder or store local to Northampton where I may be able to view before buying rather than having to buy online? Would prefer a Black-Knobbed Map if possible (Graptemys Nigrinoda) if possible...
  4. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    I've had my Map turtles for about 7 years and they've never had any health problems, until recently. My male turtle has suddenly got swollen eyes, he can just about open one of them slightly. His skin is also pale. He won't eat, I'm assuming because he can't see? I've read that it may b a...
  5. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi I currently have two turtles that I'm looking to re-home, I'm in the South Wales area. Could anyone recommend anywhere that takes in turtles? Thanks Kelly
  6. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    how can i identify which species of map they are? what should the tank size be? and what should the water temp be?
  7. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hello :) I've just had two new additions to my turtle family, two hatchling maps. I think they might be mississippi maps but would really appreciate it if someone could confirm it. Thanks for any help in advance :) This is the first.. And this is the second..
  8. Shelled Classifieds
    Hi I have a pair of Map turtles for sale. They are around 8 years old and have lived together all their lives. They come with the tank, the stand which is in great condition and very solid. it is 3ft long. Has 150watt heater, pump (internal) and an external large pump I have in the garage that...
  9. Newbie Advice
    Hello everyone, I am new to this site, I just started today. I was recommended to go here by someone on Yahoo! Answers. I've been noticing some strange behaviors in my turtles. I own 1 Map Turtle (Don't know what kind of Map) and 1 RES. It has been over 2 weeks now since my Map Turtle has eaten...
  10. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    After my first post which was kindly answered by Ron I have been reading all night. I have another question, sorry. Should I add one or two bottom feeding fish to the tank as I have just read the some fish will eat turtle poo in the same way that some will eat fish poo and help clean the tank? I...
  11. Shelled Classifieds
    Captive bred Mississippi Map Turtles for sale ready to go to new homes mid September 5 babies in total Pictures are availiable if required. If interested drop me a personal message.
  12. Newbie Advice
    Hi all, can i use sand from my local beach as a substrare for my maps?
  13. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hey i have just been given 2 map turtles, with i think is a small tank for them they are only in a 2ft by 1 ft!! i def think i need a bigger tank! can someone please help on whats the best size? i have the filter and lighting and heating for them but im not too sure of the temp needs to be ...
  14. Turtles & Tortoise Pictures
    Hey i have just been given 2 map turtles, with i think is a small tank for them :( they are only in a 2ft by 1 ft!! i def think i need a bigger tank! can someone please help on whats the best size? i have the filter and lighting and heating for them but im not too sure of the temp needs to be...
  15. Rehoming Classifieds
    Two very cute Map turtles have just arrived in, there around 4 - 5 inches and look in perfect health. Please PM me if your interested in giving these guys a new home. Also got two adult male YBS looking for a new home there stunners.
  16. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    hi and thanks for looking =) please let me know what you think! The tanks 3ftx1ftx1.5ft with a home made dock, running with a external filter (rena xp3), 200w heater, uvb repti glo 5.0 and a 50w sun glo blub. ill add more pics soon, as these of the turtles arent to good.
  17. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    I adopted two male yellow belly map turtles - they had no home and I have various reptiles. They are two male and on the whole live together fairly harmoniously in a tank 36" x 15" x 20". I would liek to introduce some females to them - but I don't want it to incude animosity and aggression -...
  18. Shelled Classifieds
    Hi i can no longer care for my map turtles they are both 4-5 inches and eating well. i am moving and i need these turtles to go as quickly as possible hence why im only asking £20-£30 for both of them to make sure they go to someone who will look after them. please phone me on 07791040942...
  19. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi All I found out today that peas are very bad for turtles, ive been feeding my turtle peas for about 2 months now because he is very picky about what he eats, i.e. he wont eat pallets or leafy foods. He mainy prefers worms, crickets and peas. I recently moved him into a large pond outside...
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