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  1. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    So my turtle had a white patch on it's shell (the largest one near it's head) for a while now, which concerned me of shell rot. As the shell is still hard, there's no smell or pus, and the white actually looks clear white (like bone?) I presumed it was just peeling scutes. He has a large docking...
  2. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hey guys, first post here, hope to follow up with many! :) So i recently "inherited" a male yellow bellied slider off my cousin, who grew too disinterested in it, and I am intending on upgrading to a larger tank, or a preformed pond. However I was wondering, what is the best size/shape for a...
  3. Shelled Classifieds
    Hi guys. Unfortunately I need to rehome my 4 ybs. 2 are females and fully grown . Had them for 9 years. 2 are males and have also had one for 9 years and one for 4. All have lived outside in my pond all year round for 4 years and hibinated well. Very reluctant to get rid of them but jst...
  4. Shelled Classifieds
    A map and ybs for offer to a responsible owner. Both are males and adults and healthy. Please ask any question about the terrapins.
  5. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Evening, 8 Years ago i purchased my 2 Yellow bellied sliders from a local pet shop. After a year my female YBS started floating on one side, i took her to the vets and it was diagnosed as a respiratory infection. We treated with a course of antibiotics, which had no effect. We followed up the...
  6. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi, I've been looking into YBS for a while now and today I decided to get myself some, I just have a few questions if anyone would like to help! 1. What does everyone use for a filtration system? I just have an in the water filter which is simple enough but I'm worried about the water for them...
  7. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hello everyone, I recently adopted a pet turtle which I believe is a Yellow bellied Slider. I found her living in someones backgarden with no water, UV light or basking area. She was just left to roam around. From one end of the shell to the other she is just over 8" in length. I just wanted...
  8. Shelled Classifieds
    Hello, i am currently looking to sell my 3 x yellow bellied sliders due to relationship issues. Selling a jewell tank - 5ft x 2ft x 20" with table that has 2 shelves and 2 cupboards ( makes is 4.5ft tall). Tetra ex700 out of tank filter. 2 x exo terra basking lamps. 1 x wave machine...
  9. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi all, I was wondering if anyone could point me in the right direction. I have two 3 year old YBS, I'm fairly sure one Male and one Female. Unfortunately, my wife and I have separated, and she is forcing me to remove them from the house, and I am unable to take them with me, as I have had...
  10. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi everyone, New to the forum and shelled ownership. My family and I were away for the weekend and came back Monday morning to my fish tank filter not working, thankfully my 9 inch tiger oscar was ok. I sent my wife to the LFS to get a new filter for me whilst i set up a quick temp filter. On...
  11. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi Guys, Been a few weeks since my last post, but in it I mention that I'm a bit unsure about one of the little guys shells. I bought the two of them together, and they were the same size. I've now got one whos having a right growth spurt, shedding shell scutes fine and eating like a horse. The...
  12. Shelled Classifieds
    Rehoming 4 turtles in total for a friend who isnt able to keep them anymore. There are two yellow bellied slider turtles, one is 8" and the other is 6". Both Approximately 18 months old. The two musk turtles are approximately 2 years old and are about 3". Free to a good home as i cant keep...
  13. Shelled Classifieds
    HI I am currently re homing 4 turtles for a friend who cant keep them anymore, they are currently with me but i cant keep them permanently so could do with finding a home as soon as possible. There are two YBS turtles, one is 8" and the second is 6" approximately 20 months old. The two musk...
  14. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    I rehomed this yellow bellied slider today from an old lady who could no longer care for him, the shell has some pyramiding and doesn't look good. There is no soft parts and the turtle itself is active and eating well. Can any one tell me more about this? Is it shell rot? IMG_0036.jpg Photo...
  15. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    I have two young YBS. I have had them for around 7 months and their shells are around 2 1/2 inches. I want to put them in my koi pond but they are too small now. How big should they be before I put them in my koi pond? My koi pond is 2 feet deep I have koi fish in it that are like 1 ft long. I...
  16. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    I have two young YBS. I have had them for around 7 months and their shells are around 2 1/2 inches. I want to put them in my koi pond but they are too small now. How big should they be before I put them in my koi pond? My koi pond is 2 feet deep I have koi fish in it that are like 1 ft long. I...
  17. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    I had the chance to take on 2 rehomed YBS. It didnt happen because the tank they was going to come with wasnt right so i decided wasnt ready to spend the money at first on a new tank. (rather do it properly and there always rehomes during the year) I found something at online at thought maybe...
  18. Shelled Classifieds
    TurtleTub® Kit Zoo Med Turtle Tub for sale - collection only from N. London/Herts borders (5 mins from M25). Used but in excellent condition. This is the Tub on its own, not the kit that includes lamp/filter etc. This retails for around £100 and I'm asking for just £50. TUB SIZE: 39"L x 21"W x 16"D
  19. Rehoming Classifieds
    rehoming 2 adult ybs ther about 14 years old good health eating grate always breeding and laying eggs only reson they need a new home my 6x2x2 burst so they need a home asap the female is over 12" shell size she is big male smaller they need at least a 6x2x2 tank or indoor pond
  20. Equipment Classifieds
    Hi all, I have a few bits to clear out - all collection only from North London/Herts borders (5mins from M25). 1 x Zoo Med Turtle Tub - £50 2 x Exo Terra small clamp lamps (1 is only a month old) with 1 x 5.0 UVB and 1 x 100 watt basking bulb - £20 the pair 1 x Microclimate B1 Dimming...
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