Format: Softcover, 62 pages
Publisher: Advanced Vivarium Systems, December, 2002
Red-eared sliders are captivating turtles with a host of fascinating behaviors. This updated, revised, and comprehensive care and maintenance guide shows you how to choose a healthy turtle, determine its sex, and create the proper environment for a long and healthy life. It includes detailed sections on breeding, common diseases and treatments, and enclosure maintenance (heating, lighting, and water treatment). This book also features various color and pattern morphs of the red-eared slider, as well as information on similar species such as mud and musk turtles, painted turtles, and Reeves turtles.