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How to look after a fresh-water turtle?
|Fresh-water turtles live in fresh-water reservoirs: rivers, lakes, bogs. These turtles practically spend all the time in water, only occasionally getting out on the land or a shallow to get warm on the sun. |
Fresh-water turtles are very mobile, eat animal food. There are some popular species of fresh-water turtles for the contents in house conditions:
Maintenance of a krasnoukhy turtle
As well as other species of fresh-water turtles support the Krasnoukhy turtle in an aquarium which not less than 25% of the area it has to be taken away under the land. The recommended aquarium volume for an adult individual – 100-150 liters. As sushi it is possible to use soil or gravel, large stones on which it will be convenient to turtle to climb to be heated. Water level in an aquarium has to be not less, than the tortoise shell width, and water temperature has to be not lower 20°С.
Water has to be obligatory pure and otstoyanny. It is necessary to change water at least 1-2 times a week. That water remained warm it is necessary to put an aquarium with a turtle in a warm place or to establish a special heater. Besides, heat source (glow lamp) and the dosed ultra-violet light is necessary for turtles. It is possible to feed krasnoukhy turtles with crustaceans, shrimps, worms, insects, tadpoles, small fresh-water snails. It is necessary to feed young turtles till two years daily, and seniors – 2-3 times a week. The menu of turtles should not be monotonous. It is possible to alternate forages monthly. Krasnoukhy turtles also eat also vegetable food, for example, a duckweed, sea cabbage, a spirogira, edogonium, dandelions, cabbage, salad.
Krasnoukhy turtles can grow in length up to 28-30 cm, live on average 30-40 years.
Maintenance of the European marsh turtle
For these turtles the aquarium more – 150-200 liters is necessary. The aquarium has to contain the "land" occupying a half or a third of all area of an aquarium. Water depth for a marsh turtle has to be small. There are enough 10-20 cm. It is necessary to change water often. Water temperature in an aquarium has to be 18-25°С. Also as well as to krasnoukhy, marsh turtles the glow lamp and a source of an ultraviolet is necessary. It is possible to irradiate with an ultraviolet of turtles periodically, and it is possible to establish a source of an ultraviolet which radiates small safe doses of UV rays constantly.
It is possible to feed the European marsh turtles with small river or sea fish, including live. Also turtles will eat earthworms, snails, shrimps, different insects, pieces of meat, special forages for turtles. Marsh turtles even eat cat food and dogs. Adult turtles can eat and vegetable food, such as cabbage, carrots, banana. It is necessary to feed young turtles daily, and adults – 2-3 times a week.
The European marsh turtles grow to 12-35 cm in length, and their weight can reach one and a half kilograms. There live marsh turtles of 30-40 years, but copies which live 80 years meet.
Maintenance of the Chinese trioniks (Far East turtle)
The aquarium for this species of fresh-water turtles has to be even more, than for two previous – from 250 liters on one adult turtle. The land has to make not less than 20% of total area of an aquarium. Trioniksam water temperature approximately equal 26°С is necessary. As the Chinese trioniksa receive part of oxygen from water, it is necessary to establish in a device aquarium for aeration and a filtration of water. Water for a Far East turtle needs either to be settled, or to clear of chloric impurity special preparations. Also as well as to the previous two types trioniksa need the glow lamp (+30-32°С on a lamp) and an ultraviolet source.
A diet of the Chinese trioniks the same enters, as a diet of the European marsh turtle.
The Far East turtle possesses powerful jaws and spiteful character therefore her stings can be quite painful. Therefore it is necessary to take these turtles in hand, strong holding for back part of an armor.
Far East turtles usually grow to 20-25 cm in length and live till 25 years.
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