The information on the BambooZoo site is as much as 10 years old and in the hobby much has been learned. Though, I believe there is merit in keeping the site open. There are many controversial issues presented in these pages. Please view BambooZoo as a starting point in your research.
These beings are as complicated as we are and deserve more than a basic 5 paragraph care sheet to maintain their health and well being.
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The first picture is of the female slider we raised. Mumsie, in the second picture, came to us through a fish store in London...already about 6 years of age, with the pyramiding to her shell. ARK the painted before being banned from the pond.
Late into the evening. Most times I now have an infrared bulb in the basking area for the turtles. I find the shyer ones like to take in some basking at night when it is calmer.
The male slider enjoying some sun. I did end up taking the lights from above the water...I went through a lot of bulbs due to turtle splash downs.
Mellow Yellow a Cooter we had until he was 3. Mellow lived with the basilisks, day gecko and water dragons most of his life here.
Dozer ~ Ornate Wood Turtle ~ Apartment Complex
My worm colony may be endangered. Dozer spends huge amounts of time digging up treasures!
One of the 3 year old Mississippi Maps.
The 2 new little Mississippi's join the big guys in the pond.