How Long Can Turtles Stay Underwater?


Turtles can stay underwater for various amounts of time. Typically, a turtle can stay underwater for up to 2 hours. Most turtles come up every few minutes however.
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How Long Can Pet Turtles Stay Underwater?
Although there are more than 200 species of turtles in the world, only about 150 of them make suitable pets. Sea turtles, giant tortoises and of course, the ever-increasing number of endangered turtles, should not be kept, even by the most dedicated... More »
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Turtles can stay underwater for as long as two hours. While they are underwater, turtles are not breathing. They need to be on the surface of the water to breathe. You can find more information here:
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