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Posted by: shopunke at Sun Sep 11 07:49:30 2005  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by shopunke ]  
   

Howdy!
I recently acquired two red eared sliders. I've got them all set up and farely healthy, one just has some eating problems due to neglect.

But that's not my problem.

Last night my dad went to a pet store... He's very impulsive, and apparently has a liking for turtles now. He bought me a softshell turtle. Now, I don't have much of a problem with this- he's adorable! But I don't know what kind he is! So far, I've narrowed it down to either a smooth softshell or a spiny softshell... But the pictures on the net look SO alike to me. So, my question is:

What is a distinct trait I can look for to accurately identify this turtle?

Any other advice on keeping one would help... I.E. food, lifespan...

Thankyou!


   

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