THE BEST FRIENDS ARE COLD-BLOODED

Size: Adult females usually range from 16-18 inches and males usually range from 8-10 inches

Lifespan: This species can live for 20-30 years

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

Temperature: A gradient of 70-75 degrees Fahrenheit in the water and 85-90 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

Spiny Softshell Turtle