Joe shares his husbandry and habitat design used for hatchling and juvenile Clemmys guttata (Spotted Turtles). When I first started to care for hatchling North American Spotted Turtles I pictured it to be a daunting task, but that was far from the truth. I was stuck on the idea of how to create a proper enclosure while providing adequate filtration due to the Spotted Turtle’s …
Joe brings another group of 3 Pyxis arachnoides arachnoides under the care of theTurtleRoom. This small tortoise species from Madagascar is considered threatened due to deforestation and are rapidly losing habitat. Joe’s new group consists of three 2013 hatchlings from a different blood line than Anthony’s. He and Joe plan to mix lines once the animals are of age.
Joe constructed a new pond for his group of Spotted Turtles (Clemmys guttata). It measures 8′ Long x 30″ Wide x 12″ Deep and holds around 70-80 gallons of water. It is filtered by a skippy/wendy filter.
Joe provides a quick update on his projects and some of his plans for his YouTube channel.