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  1. Keep Aquarium Water Clear
  2. Provide Natural Water Circulation Ensure Healthy Water Quality
  3. Easy Maintenance and Top Quality Performance
  4. Save Room in the Tank with External Filters
Pro Turtle Keeper Tip: Buy the best filter you can afford. Turtles grow quickly and so does their need for more powerful filtration. Buying filters as the turtle grows can add up. Getting the best your money can buy earlier will save you money in the long run.
  • Most aquatic turtles require an area to bask out of the water
  • This allows your turtle to regulate their body temperature which is essential for a cold blooded animals (reptile)
  • This is where you will use your heat lamp (see below)

  • Pro Turtle Keeper Tip:
    Try to make your own basking platform! You can customize it to your liking and make your turtles tank look awesome. Don't forget to consult with your turtle with regards to their new toasty area.
  • Se requieren luces UV para su tortuga para regular su temperatura y tomar el sol, así como obtener la luz UVB esencial para una concha y cuerpo sano.
  • Basking temperature depends on the turtle, red-eared sliders like a warm 80 to 90 grados Fahrenheit.
  • PERO ESPERA! You cannot forget the bulb that emits UVB radiation. It is essential turtles are exposed to this light, without it turtles could experience limited shell growth, metabolic bone disease and even death

  • Pro Turtle Keeper Tip:
    Mercury vapor bulbs combine both heat and UVB in one! Son más caros pero requiere sólo un artefacto de iluminación para el tanque de tortuga,en. Es un dos por una oferta.
  • Turtles need to eat of course and there are a few different types of food you can give them.

  • VEGETALES: shaved and grated carrots, squash, granos de maíz cocidos, chícharos, and most leafy greens like romaine lettuce, Collard, col rizada, mostaza, diente de león, berro, Rúcula, y el perejil.

  • FRUTA: Manzanas y peras (rebanado), tropical fruits like bananas, papayas, guayabas, grapes as well as most berries like strawberries or raspberries, and lastly melons like cantaloupe, gotas de miel, o la sandía!

  • Pro Turtle Keeper Tip:
    Turtles love live food! Try putting rosy red minos or goldfish in the tank. O bien tienen un delicioso aperitivo o simplemente ganaron nuevos atractiva que mira compañeros de acuario,,en,Finalmente,,en,decorar tu tanque con los siguientes elementos para hacer que se destaque,,en,SUSTRATO,,en,piedras de río,,en,arena,,en,piedras de gran tamaño,,en,conchas,,en,y la cola al aire son todas las opciones viables y su tortuga amarán todos,,en,DRIFTWOOD,,en,Darle a su tortuga se siente más a gusto con algunas piezas de madera a la deriva,,en,plantas artificiales,,en,Más que su tortuga se sienta en casa,,en,Obtener robustas plantas falsas que no pueden destruir con un fondo ponderada,,en,peces de alimentación y otros compañeros de tanque serán capaces de ocultar y evadir una tortuga hambre más fácil si tienen lugares para ocultar que se puede lograr con las rocas,,en,trozos de madera y plantas colocada alrededor de su tanque,,en.
  • Lastly, decorate your tank with the following items to make it stand out
  • SUBSTRATE: River stones, sand, large pebbles, shells, and bare bottom are all viable options and your turtle will love them all.

  • DRIFTWOOD: Give your turtle feel more at home with some pieces of driftwood.

  • FAKE PLANTS: Further make your turtle feel at home. Get robust fake plants that they cannot destroy with a weighted bottom.

  • Pro Turtle Keeper Tip:
    Feeder fish and other tank mates will be able to hide and evade a hungry turtle easier if they have places to hide which can be accomplished with rocks, driftwood and plants placed around your tank.