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African Sideneck turtle

Size: Adults usually range from 9-11 inches

Lifespan: This species can live for 10-15 years

Enclosure: 20 gallon long aquariums are suitable for juveniles, once full grown, 40 gallon breeder aquariums are preferred

Temperature: A gradient of 75-80 degrees Fahrenheit in the water and 80-85 degrees Fahrenheit on the basking area and full-spectrum UV lighting per day is recommended

Filtration: We recommend using a Tetra Decorative ReptoFilter

Diet: There is a wide variety of commercial turtle food available on the market, feed every other day, as well as feeder fish every other week, only feed your turtle what it will consume in one sitting, they can also be offered aquatic plants such as water lettuce and duckweed