The Chinese softshell turtle (Pelodiscus sinensis) is a species of turtle that was
first described ... Chinese softshell turtles live in fresh and brackish water. ...
through their cloaca as most tu...
Soft-shelled turtles are fairly easy to care for, but they get big and can be ... a
softshell can swiftly become the tank bully and monopolize food and other
resources. Even if they do not actually physically harm other turtles, softshells are
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Aug 6, 2009 ... This is my first and recent baby Soft-shell turtles. I feed them with turtle stick and
have not name them yet. Would like to hear any of the names ...
Spiny Soft-shell Turtles are quite cute and comical as baby turtles. ... The key to a
healthy turtle is a "balanced" diet, so be sure to provide variety. ... Handling: Both
young and older Spiny Soft-shell Turtles should be considered display animals.
A big display tank with Spiny, Smooth, or Florida Soft-shelled turtles is hard to
beat for ... This water should be free of chlorine, slightly acidic, filtered, and
oxygenated. ... Most species will begin taking a pelleted aquatic turtle food quite
soon after ... Notes on the courtship and mating behavior of the softshell turtle,
Softshell turtles are very aquatic, and rarely leave the water. ... and their beak-like
mouth is exceptionally strong, so food does not often escape once captured.
The spiny and smooth softshell turtles are a more manageable and practical
sized ... You should always place the food in the water and let your turtle eat
How do spiny softshell turtles respond to being handled by humans? ... Spiny
softshell turtles are mainly carnivorous, and they eat any aquatic life small
The most common in the pet trade and captivity are the smooth softshell (Apalone
... softshells (A. ferox) and the eastern spiny softshell turtles (A. spinifera spp.) ...
In some parts of their range, they are an important food item, especially the ... The
sand should be covered with enough water to completely cover the turtle but not
Medium to very large turtles with a round (hatchling) to oval (adult) .... Softshell
keepers should have a solid understanding of water quality, filtration, cover ... In
captivity spiny softshells tend to favor carnivorous food items like aquatic turtle ...