Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Freshwater > Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 08-24-2010, 11:04 AM   #1
Aquarium Advice Newbie
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Louisiana
Posts: 7
Turtles!! ^_^ (RES)

So, I was wondering how many of you on here have pet turtles? Right now I have my hatchling RES in a 20 Gal. tank. (his name is Scuttle), and for some particular reason he LOVES following my finger around his tank. And when I put my finger over into the water he will surface and nudge it. He doesn't nip at it all he does is nudge at it with his beak. I find this quite amusing and was wondering if it could be a small bonding act or something of the sort. Someday I do look for him to latch on for a love nip though.. lol.

That being said any of you have any similar stories or some stories about your RES??
__________________

__________________
Maximus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2010, 12:59 AM   #2
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
mudraker's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Alaska
Posts: 1,652
I have two adult sliders (over 10 years old) and they are great pets. My female is also interactive that way & has never bitten once. I feed her a few dried worms everyday. She pokes her head to the surface and opens her mouth and waits for the drop. You should check out the forum for amphibians here on AA
__________________

__________________
mudraker is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2010, 01:08 AM   #3
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Etunes's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Florida
Posts: 3,162
Have had many turtles over the years. I even had a rescue i made and had the turtle for over 10 years and i released it in the glades, it was a cooter and was huge. Now i have a new hatchling cooter i saved and i am keeping that atm.
__________________
It is all about the oddballs
~Ian~
Etunes is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
turtles

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Hi from Connecticut RES guy. Rich4Fish Member Introductions 5 01-09-2010 09:09 AM
Any one else keep turtles Joeybsmooth Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 1 12-26-2008 12:40 PM
Turtles! fishtankfish Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 8 10-23-2004 06:22 PM







» Photo Contest Winners







All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:22 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.