Re: [waterturtles] Thank you Mary Hopson for your input for our turtles
- one4cat2001 wrote:
... One more question, when these redGlad to help. :-) Yes, the outer layer of each scute will loosen and peel off naturally when as the turtle grows.
ear sliders shead shell just slightly one small area at a time does
this mean they are growing? and is there a good care sheet on these
or is there a good water turtle book anyone can recomend?
Here are some good basic caresheets online:
Here are a couple inexpensive books with good information:
Turtles and Tortoises: A Complete Pet Owner's Manual. 1996. Bartlett & Bartlett. Barron's Educational Series.
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Turtles & Tortoises. 1998. Liz Palika. Alpha Books.
Enjoy your RES!
Mary at The Turtle Puddle