TURTLES

Why Is My Turtle Spitting Water?

Seeing a turtle spit water can be quite entertaining! But if you’ve never seen your turtle engaging in this type of behavior before, you’re probably wondering what’s going on! So why is my turtle spitting water? It’s common for turtles to spit during feeding time, and they can appear to be spitting while using their …

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Why Is My Tortoise Gulping?

As a tortoise owner, you’re probably pretty accustomed to your pet’s behavioral patterns. So if you notice anything that seems out of the ordinary, you’re sure to have a few questions! Gulping is one behavior that worries many tortoise owners.  So why is my tortoise gulping? Gulping is the way that tortoises breathe. In some …

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Can a Turtle Tank Be Too Deep?

If you’re the proud owner of a turtle, it’s likely that you spend quite a bit of time ensuring they have the best possible environment to live in. From selecting the right size tank to making sure your turtle has the right type and amount of food, there are many things to take into consideration. …

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Why Does My Turtle Puff His Neck?

There have been a number of creatures that have roamed this planet, each with their own unique characteristics. Many, of which, are still foreign to a majority of us. However, nothing can seem more strange than that moment when your harmless little turtle suddenly puffs its neck out at you; fear not! There are actually …

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