Plants for Turtle Cages?

Answer Live plants in turtle terrariums can add a natural ambiance that may be difficult to achieve with artificial counterparts. There are a number of plants that are safe for turtle tanks, terrariums an... Read More »

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Are turtle shells supposed to fall off the turtle?

No, turtle shells aren't supposed to fall off. A shell is made from bone and plates made of keratin called scutes. Many freshwater turtles will shed their scutes as they grow but they do not shed t... Read More »

What kind of turtle is a painted turtle?

The range of Chrysemys picta, the painted turtle, extends from coast to coast in the United States and spills over into adjacent areas of Canada and Mexico. This colorful turtle lives in a watery w... Read More »

Building Rat Cages?

Store-bought rat cages are often much too small to happily accommodate a pet rodent. They can also be very difficult to clean, an important point to consider if multiple rats are kept together. Bui... Read More »

How to Clean Pet Cages?

Cleaning your pet's cage is important for the health and comfort of the pet and it also will minimize the chance of you or other family members becoming infected by contact with pet waste or pest i... Read More »