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Common Turtle Shell Diseases 101

What are the most common types of shell disease in turtles? What are the symptoms of shell diseases? Understanding turtle shell diseases and their symptoms are essential to the proper care of your turtle. Knowing what to look for is key to getting your turtle prompt treatment before too much …

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What Is Dry Docking Turtles?

What is dry-docking, and why do you need to know about it? What is dry-docking used for about turtles? Should all turtles go through a dry docking phase? Dry-docking a turtle is used in various scenarios and is usually performed to help speed along a turtle’s healing process somehow. As …

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The 5 Best Turtle Shell Care Products

What are the benefits of using turtle shell care products? Which turtle shell care products are the best? Turtle shell care products have a variety of purposes depending on their formulas. These products range from shell conditioners, anti-fungal baths, water conditioners for aquatic turtles, antibacterial sprays, and even dietary supplements …

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Are Tortoises Good Pets?

How much effort does tortoise care take? Do they make good pets in real life? It’s smart to have questions and concerns about their care practices and whether one would be right for you.  How much do they eat?  Should you adopt babies or adult tortoises?  Questions and concerns are …

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Our Favorite Turtle Shell Cream

Are you a turtle owner who needs help caring for your pet’s shell? If you are a new owner of turtles or tortoises, you will likely have questions about proper care and make a few mistakes along the way. A common misconception associated with owning turtles and tortoises is thinking …

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Baby Turtles That Stay Small

You know you want to adopt or buy a pet turtle.  However, your space is currently limited.  You don’t see yourself being able to host a foot-long aquatic reptile pet.  Are there species of baby turtles which stay small into adulthood?  Do small turtles take up the same amount of …

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What Makes A Turtle A Reptile

Are turtles reptiles? What about a turtle makes it a reptile? Turtles are fascinating animals, and many of them make lovely pets. People sometimes confuse turtles to be amphibians since they live in and around water. However, turtles are not amphibians. They are reptiles. But what exactly makes turtles a …

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