return to main index

  mobile - desktop
follow us on facebook follow us on twitter follow us on YouTube link to us on LinkedIn
Zoo Med Turtle Dock  
click here for Nature Zone
Mealworms, Crickets, Dubia, More...
Available Now at New York Worms!
Locate a business by name: click to list your business
search the classifieds. buy an account
events by zip code list an event
Search the forums             Search in:
News & Events: Herp Photo of the Day: Kingsnake . . . . . . . . . .  Herp Photo of the Day: Lizard . . . . . . . . . .  Reptilian Nation Expo Denver - Feb. 22-23, 2020 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Tampa - Feb. 22-23, 2020 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Jackson - Feb. 22-23, 2020 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Charlotte - Feb. 22-23, 2020 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Mobile - Feb. 29-Mar. 01, 202 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Houston - Feb. 29-Mar. 01, 202 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Greenville - Feb. 29-Mar. 01, 202 . . . . . . . . . .  Western Maryland Reptile Show - Mar. 07, 2020 . . . . . . . . . .  The Reptile Expo - Mar. 07, 2020 . . . . . . . . . .  Reptilian Nation Expo San Diego - Mar. 07-08, 2020 . . . . . . . . . . 

full banner - advertise here .50¢/1000 views
click here for LeopardGecko.com - Ron & Marilyn Tremper
pool banner - $50 year

Mexican Musk Turtle Question

[ Login ] [ User Prefs ] [ Search Forums ] [ Back to Main Page ] [ Back to Mud & Musk Turtles ] [ Reply To This Message ]
[ Register to Post ]

Posted by: rothenfluh at Wed Aug 5 20:03:33 2009  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by rothenfluh ]  
   

I have a 45 Gal H freshwater tank with a few small spotted puffers and a black ghost knife. I really want to get about a young Mexican Musk Turtle (I know they get very big and I plan to get a bigger tank in the future.) I have never had a turtle and I have a few questions before I get started.

1. Since my tank is almost 3 feet deep, is this too deep for a young MM?
2. Since they are pretty much fully aquatic, do I need a basking area?
3. the puffers are 2 and pretty aggressive, well they bother the as long as it is bigger than them?

Any advice about getting a Mexican Musk would be great, especially on where a good place to get one would be.

Thanks!


   

[ Reply To This Message ] [ Subscribe to this Thread ] [ Show Entire Thread ]


>> Next Message:  RE: Mexican Musk Turtle Question - teleport85, Fri Feb 5 09:31:42 2010