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new turtle and travelling


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Posted by untappedpilot2 on April 22, 2003 at 19:26:43:

In Reply to: new turtle and travelling posted by turtleyman on April 22, 2003 at 15:51:46:

::my boyfriend felt so bad that my turtle died he bought me a new one. this little guy is extremely fiesty and seems really healthy. he even eats the pellets. i'm moving back home for the summer from nyc to atlanta. i'm travelling by car. whats the best way to travel on a long road trip with my turtle? hes a small baby turtle

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The best way is to use a turtle sack or box. Just get a cloth sack...like a pillow case. And add some wet paper towels at the bottom and put in the turtle(s).

Or you can make a box. It's pretty much the same thing but you use a shoe box and put in wet paper towels.

If it is going to be a very long trip and the towels get dry change the paper towels with fresh wet ones. *Note- With the box you want to have a closed lid but not to tight, loose enough so oxygen can get in.*




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