How to Clean a Softshell Turtle?

Answer Softshell turtles, as the name implies, do not have a hard shell. Their shells are little more than hardened skin. This makes them more susceptible to attack than their hard-shelled counterparts. ... Read More »

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How to Clean a Turtle Tank?

If you see that your water is dirty in the turtle's tank, or you see anything else dirty, it might be time for a good clean. Washing out the tank will remove algae and bacteria. It also makes your ... Read More »

How to Clean a Red-Eared Slider Turtle Tank?

Keeping your pet red-eared slider turtle's tank clean is essential to keeping your turtle healthy and happy. It also keeps your home smelling clean, as nothing can stink up your house like a dirty ... Read More »

How often should you clean your turtle tank?

Most turtle tanks need cleaning every week, but it can vary based on factors such as the size of the turtle relative to the tank, feeding habits, quality of the filtration system and water temperat... Read More »

How big do spiny softshell turtles get?

Female spiny softshell turtles (Apalone spinifera) reach lengths of up to 20 inches according to “Turtles of the World.” Males are smaller, at most growing to 9 inches. Measurements are of the ... Read More »