The spiny softshell turtle (Apalone spinifera) is a species of softshell turtle, one of
the largest ... Unlike in other turtles, in the spiny softshell turtle, the sex of the
hatchlings is not deter...
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 ...
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,
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.
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
Softshells (all species) stand out amongst North American turtles in having fleshy
lips. .... Softshell keepers should have a solid understanding of water quality, ... In
captivity spiny softshells tend to favor carnivorous food items like aquatic turtle ...
Unlike most turtles, who have hard, bony shells, the spiny softshell has a leathery
shell lacking bony plates, and some say ... What do spiny softshell turtles eat?
The most common in the pet trade and captivity are the smooth softshell ... and
dog food; turtles greater than 8 inches carapace length should only get low fat/
Spiny soft-shelled turtles, which have various spiny-looking protrusions on the ...
large your tank should be; the Florida soft-shelled turtle grows rather large, ... to
the soft-shelled turtle tank, but bear in mind that your turtles might like to eat them!