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Different types of turtles include the green sea turtle, the spiny soft shell turtle and the mata mata. The green sea turtle spends much of its life at sea. The females come on land to lay eggs, often on the beaches wher... More »

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As of 2009, there are 270 species of turtles, and more are being discovered. Turtles have been on the Earth for 230 million years and predate dinosaurs. Turtles have developed multiple habitats and live anywhere except t... More »

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There are three main types of tank filters that can be used for turtles; internal filters, hang-on-tank or power filters and canister filters. It is best to avoid using filters that are specifically marketed for turtles ... More »

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Softshell turtles are mostly carnivorous and commonly consume insects, molluscs, fish, crustaceans and amphibians, although a few species also eat plants or algae. They catch their food without the benefit of the sharp b... More »

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Soft-shelled turtles are primarily carnivores and eat any aquatic life small enough for them to capture. They have extremely long necks and pig-like noses that allow them to sniff for food between the cracks and crevices... More »

www.reference.com Pets & Animals Reptiles Turtles

As of 2009, there are 270 species of turtles, and more are being discovered. Turtles have been on the Earth for 230 million years and predate dinosaurs. Turtles have developed multiple habitats and live anywhere except t... More »

www.reference.com Pets & Animals Reptiles Turtles

There are three main types of tank filters that can be used for turtles; internal filters, hang-on-tank or power filters and canister filters. It is best to avoid using filters that are specifically marketed for turtles ... More »

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