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  1. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    hi, shell started to fade, i started treating the water and gave him a new uvb light but seems to have gotten worse and now underbelly looks like this
  2. Ybs

    Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    I posted a few months ago about inheriting a couple of ybs, ive got land etc for them to get out on but has anyone got anymore tips I can use to make the tank a bit more fun/diff for them? I move the land bits every couple of weeks etc but just think I could do a bit more for them...
  3. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi everyone, We got 2 YBS Hatchlings around 3 weeks ago now, not sure on age as the store were no help at all when we purchased them, lucky we had researched alot before buying them! As of today the 1 measures 4.5cm shell length and the other 3.5cm. They are in a 60x45x35cm tank filled 3/4...
  4. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi all, My turtle has white spots on it and it seems like its starting to pyramid too. what could be the causes and solutions to fix this? It has a basking area and uvb light. It's still very active swimming around and basks like normal.
  5. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    hi guys, so i found this thing in my turtle tank and i think its an egg could anyone confirm it? i have 2 turtles in this tank 1 female yellow belly and 1 male red belly, i have had them since hatchlings 11-12 years ago and have never seen anything like this before. another thing is will she lay...
  6. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hey guys, I'll get straight to the point about a week ago me and my brother went out to our pet store and bought 2 yellow belly sliders each. We have the tank set up with basking area uv lamp filter etc. My 2 are doing fine and one of my brothers, but the little one of the group wont eat and...
  7. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Have moved my 3 year old ybs outside to a small pond. Heating it to 22c but am getting conflicting advice with regard to temperatures. Summer in Dublin is similar to uk but I have had advice ranging from "no heating required" to "temp must be 24c". Am very confused. Also is average air...
  8. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    I was wondering if someone could clear up a question for me Let's say I have a 13" ybs I've read that it's 10 gallons per inch So that means a 130 gallon tanks needed right ? Surely I don't fill a tank with 130gallons of water do I ? I've read that your meant to have the water level a few...
  9. Newbie Advice
    I recently came into possesion of a yellow belly slider.Not sure of age but its about an inch and a half wide. Its top shell is dull and the top seems to be peeling. Not the scutes themselves. Also the edgeyellow. In between the spaces on the undershell is brown. It doesnt look normal. Is it...
  10. Shelled Classifieds
    Adult pair of Yellow Belly Slider Turtles For Sale Approx 6" shell diameter, approx 7 years old Any questions please let me know
  11. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hey I was just wonder what size tank in litres will I need for my two YBS when they are fully grown adults, they are only babies at the moment so it gives me time to hunt around for a bigger tank. Appreciate any help given: victory:
  12. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hello, I recently purchased two yellow belly slider terrapin and one is very active and loves to eat, while the other has a very soft shell, does not move much and rarely eats, in fact recently hasn't eaten anything. I have a good set up for a terrapin, with great filter heater, UVB light and...
  13. Rehoming Classifieds
    Hi, We are currently looking to re-home here is a link to a picture of him/her (unsure of sex) another user on here has said this is female,, and is a cooter ( but im unsure ) proberly is female This image has been resized. Click this bar to view the full image. The original image is sized...
  14. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi i have some YBS and one of them has like green marks on her shell. It looks like the green you sometimes get on the side of the tanks. I have tried to rub it off but it didnt make much difference but i didnt want to rub too hard. Is this normal? Here are some pictures of her. Turtles Photos...
  15. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi guys I'm Dan and have just registered for a bit of info and help. On Tuesday while popping to a guys house for fish related stuff he told me that he had 2 turtles he wanted rid of. These poor guys were in a coal shed in a 2x1 aquarium with about 3 inches of water. Any ways they seem in...
  16. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi i have got 4 turtles i have been told that they are Red Eared Slider & Yellow Belly Slider not sure if anyone can tell me which is which and what sex they are? this is turtle 1 Donnatello roughly 7 years old if the rings on his shell are corret Turtle 2 Leonardo also about 7 Years...
  17. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi! I need some help, ive done some reading but still cant really understand properly. Right, i have 3 yellow belly slider turttles, there all 3.5"-4" shell length. I have been keeping them inside in a 90 gallon tank since they wer under an inch big! Can i keep them outside now in a pond at...
  18. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi im Michelle. Im fairly new to keeping turtles, I have got 3 Yellow Belly sliders one is roughtly 6 years old it wasnt looked after that well the people who had it before me was given bad advice and were keeping it in a cold water tank 2ft by 2ft with another turtle the same age with it with...
  19. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hey guys :D I got my two little babys on Wednesday and they are just cute :flrt: they seem to love the tank. As i have seen only one comes up to bask at a time but I don't know if its the same one or not? They love there food and don't mind handling at all. Any questions I am more than happy...
  20. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hey guys, Here is my tank, it has everything in it i just have to get some more cobbles (tomorrow) and a bit of maponi wood. Any more advice will be nice as i hopefully wish to get turtles next weekend. heres some pics: Basking Temp: Water Temp: 28degrees
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