How deep does a pond need to be for hibernating turtles?

Answer On One Hand: About 2 Feet DeepAquatic turtles that spend all winter in a pond may go into hibernation if it gets cold enough. They will burrow in the mud and leaves at the bottom of the pond and st... Read More »

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How do I buy pond turtles?

Preparation and PlanningDecide on the number of turtles you want, and research how big they will get. You should buy turtles that will be comfortable in your pond, based on the size and water capac... Read More »

How deep is too deep for a farm pond?

According to the University of Arkansas, a farm pond that is too deep risks reaching porous sediment, which can cause the pond to leak water into the ground. Additionally, ponds which are too deep ... Read More »

How do I feed pond turtles?

Feeding ScheduleFeed baby turtles every day; feed adult turtles two to three times a week. Place food in the pond or on land. If you are feeding on land, leave the food for five to 10 minutes and t... Read More »

How do I eliminate turtles from a pond?

Drain Your PondConsider draining your pond during the winter. Turtles will only take up residence in a pond if there is a consistent water supply.Trap the TurtlesTrap the turtle(s). Manufacturers... Read More »