8 Essentials For Setting Up A Propper Box Turtle Habitat

Box turtle habitat

This article will focus on eastern box turtles, and not the western ornate box turtle or the desert box turtle. Check here and here respectively to see our guides on those turtles as they require a much different habitat. The eastern box turtle has many different varieties. Three-toed box turtle, Gulf Coast box turtle, Florida … Read more

Can Turtles Breathe Underwater? The Answer Isn’t What You Expected

Can Turtles Breathe Underwater

It’s an interesting subject. There are so many varieties of turtles, such as sea turtles, box turtles, painted turtles, snapping turtles. But none of them have gills. So can turtles breathe underwater? The question has a fascinating answer actually. Can turtles breathe underwater? Yes and No. Outside of hibernation, Turtles come to the surface for … Read more

Extending your red-eared slider lifespan

Extending your red eared slider lifespan

Are you looking for a way to keep your red eared slider alive longer? The average lifespan of a captive red-eared slider is 10-15 years. Did you know that by following these simple steps, we can actually extend that to 20 years and in some cases even push 25+? You will be able to keep … Read more

Why Do Turtles Suddenly Die? | 5 Reasons

why do turtles die suddenly

Turtles are fascinating creatures that can be enjoyed in many different ways, but sometimes they die suddenly for no clear reason. It’s hard to know why this happens, but there are a few common factors that might contribute to the death of your turtle. In this blog post, we’ll explore five reasons why turtles suddenly … Read more

How long does it take Turtle Eggs to Hatch?

How long does it take Turtle Eggs to Hatch

How long does it take turtle eggs to hatch? It depends on a variety of factors, including the type of turtle and how old they are. For example, red eared sliders can take anywhere from 42-90 days for their eggs to hatch. African sideneck turtles have a 60 day incubation period before their eggs begin … Read more

Your Turtle Laid Eggs In The Water, Now What?

Your Turtle Laid Eggs In The Water, Now What?

So your turtle just laid eggs in the water and your not sure why or what to do? Are they alive? Are they fertile? These are some of the questions on your mind and this article will help answer them and give you some tips on how to keep this from happening again. Why Did … Read more