return to main index

  mobile - desktop
follow us on facebook follow us on twitter follow us on YouTube link to us on LinkedIn
Click here for LLL Reptile & Supply  
Click here for Bion Terrarium Center
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: Lizard . . . . . . . . . .  Herp Photo of the Day: Water Dragon . . . . . . . . . .  MAHS Fox Valley Meeting - Nov. 15, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiDay Columbus - Nov 16, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Oklahoma City - Nov. 16-17, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Jacksonville - Nov. 16-17, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  DFW Herpetolocial Society Meeting - Nov. 16, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  Reptiles At The York Expo Center - Nov. 16, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  Edmonton Reptile & Amphibian Society Mee - Nov. 19, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  Bay Area Amph. and Reptile Society Meeti - Nov. 22, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  Suncoast Herp Society Meeting - Nov. 23, 2019 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Dallas - Nov. 23-24, 2019 . . . . . . . . . . 

full banner - advertise here .50¢/1000 views
click here for The Bean Farm
pool banner - $50 year

New to this forum, HELP!

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

Posted by: jessycorey111111 at Mon Aug 30 16:16:33 2010  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by jessycorey111111 ]  
   

Hi! My name is Jessica. I am the very proud owner of a yearling red earred slider named cleatus. I researched alot and have a pretty good setup for him. Today a friend of mine bought over a hatchling snapper, he's pretty young He still has his egg tooth. They found him where they dump the oil after oil changes at our local walmart (ugh!). I cleaned him with a toothbrush, and I think he's his normal color. He isn't eating. I put him in a 10 gal aquarium with an inch or two of water and a rock, I put three of Cleatus's pellets in there and some freeze dried bloodworms I have that Cleatus doesn't like. I don't know how to take care of him, so I need all the info I can get. I have Cleatus's heat lamp on him now...I don't plan to keep him forever I know how big they get and I know I can't house him later. I just want to nurse him to health. His shell is really soft, is that normal? I'm going to figure out how to post pictures of him later. If you google image baby snappers, most of the picture look like him. The image link attached isn't the snapper I have but one that looks like him. I think I'm going to call him Wally Thanks in advance for all your help!
Image


   

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


>> Next Message:  RE: New to this forum, HELP! - rick d, Tue Aug 31 22:23:24 2010
>> Next Message:  RE: New to this forum, HELP! - odyssey, Thu Sep 2 23:36:03 2010