Reptile ctenosaur, gavial, tuatara, the Gila monster
At the present time, the fashion for exotic animals content covered a quarter of the world population. A place of honor among Pets was taken by the turtle. Of course, it’s not as popular as cat or dog, but more and more people prefer this to an animal. Turtles are particularly sensitive and attachment to the owner, they love when you play with them and stroke. With proper care and affection, the turtle can become a true friend to man.
To buy a turtle in almost any Zoological store. Sell, as a rule, two types of turtles: pond slider water or land of the Central Asian turtle. There are other types of turtles, but they are much less common and their care more complicated.
The rules of keeping tortoises at home:
Quite commonplace, is living tortoises at home. The animal must be kept in a terrarium, then it will be healthy and fairly active. Instead of the terrarium often use old aquarium. Turtles love to dig burrows, so the bottom of the house tedious to fill the soil to not less than 5 cm be Sure to build for turtles a small house in which she was hiding.
Rules content slider aquatic turtles at home.
For content of this type objazatelnaja turtle tank with island sushi, otherwise the animal may drown. The water in the aquarium regularly changing, as comfortable turtle feels only in clean water.
Although turtles drink very little, for all species of turtles is very important to have clean drinking water. Over the terrarium have to be a lamp support temperature 22-30 degrees. Its light should be directed to island sushi or any available area. To release the animal to walk through the house is not recommended, as it can fall ill or can be accidentally stepped in the dark.
A few turtles of different sizes are prohibited within the aquarium, feed the animals need separate cookware, dishes from which people eat, to put strictly prohibited.
In practice, it is proved that turtles can live together with people. Always remember that turtle, like any other pet, need love, affection and care. If you fulfill all the conditions for the content, your pet can live a long happy life. Turtles live an average of up to 30 years, although there were exceptions to 40 years, next to the man.