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 Turtle Identification

I have a baby aquatic turtle, and living nowhere near any water, I wondered whee the heck he came from! He was dry as bone but when I put him in water (I knew he was aquatic beforehand, he has webbed feet) and he was (and is still) swimming happily. He has a ridge on his back and the scales that fringe his top shell are serrated. The bottom shell is symmetrically patterned and he has some yellow lines on his body. I’ll get pictures later. And how do you go about feeding a baby turtle???



06/03/12  12:56am

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  Message To: Jackii   In reference to Message Id: 2268635


 Turtle Identification

Reptile sticks, freeze dried krill, tiny minnows or other type feeder fish, small pieces of night crawlers is a good start for feeding.

try searching google for the type of turtle and you should be able to find more on the diet for that type.



06/04/12  12:08pm

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  Message To: Mr Aquarium   In reference to Message Id: 2268756


 Turtle Identification

Sounds to me like some type of Map Turtle.



07/11/12  02:56pm

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  Message To: Cman   In reference to Message Id: 2272923


 Turtle Identification

Cman I looked it up. He wery closely resembles a Mississippi Map Turtle



07/17/12  11:38am

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  Message To: Jackii   In reference to Message Id: 2273703


 Turtle Identification

If he has a fully circle iris he is most likely a Mississippi, if his eyes look kinda squinted then it’s a common map. It sounds like a map though either way. Does it’s shell have pale yellow squiggly marks all over? And it should also have yellow and/or greenish lines on it’s body



07/17/12  07:23pm

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Jackii
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  Message To: Cman   In reference to Message Id: 2272923


 Turtle Identification

He’s a Mississippi map turtle



07/17/12  07:33pm


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