Turtle: Your Happy Healthy Pet

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 31, 2007 - Pets - 128 pages
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The authoritative information and advice you need, illustrated throughout with full-color photographs--now revised and redesigned to be even more reader-friendly!

With their interesting shells and slow, deliberate demeanors, turtles are intriguing creatures. The more you know about turtles, the more fascinated you'll be as you watch your pet enjoy life in the slow lane. With colorful photos, charts, and tables, this guide covers the basics, including:


* Choosing your turtle--terrestrial or aquatic
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Setting up a tank with the right environment
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Essential equipment and supplies
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Maintaining the proper temperature, lighting, and humidity
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Feeding and caring for your turtle
 

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Contents

Part II Caring for Your Turtle
41
Part III Turtles in Our World
97

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About the author (2007)

LENNY FLANK JR., has kept more than 100 different species of reptiles over the past twenty-five years. He is the author of five books on reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates, and has written articles for Reptiles Magazine and Reptile and Amphibian Hobbyist magazine.

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