kingsnake.com - reptile and amphibian classifieds, breeders, forums, photos, videos and more

return to main index

  mobile - desktop
follow us on facebook follow us on twitter follow us on YouTube link to us on LinkedIn
 
Click here for Reptile Super Show
This Space Available
3 months for $50.00
Locate a business by name: click to list your business
search the classifieds. buy an account
events by zip code list an event
Search the forums             Search in:
News & Events: Herp Photo of the Day: Monitor . . . . . . . . . .  Herp Photo of the Day: Kingsnake . . . . . . . . . .  Madison Herp Society Meeting (Milwaukee) - Aug. 10, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Madison Herp Society Meeting (FoxValley) - Aug. 10, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Madison Herp Society Meeting - Aug. 12, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  All Maryland Reptile Show - Aug. 13, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Lancaster Herp Society Meeting - Aug. 19, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  DFW Herp Society Meeting - Aug. 20, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Bay Area Herpetological Society Meeting - Aug. 26, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Northern Virginia Reptile Show - Aug. 27, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Central Illinois Herp Society Meeting - Sept. 01, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Greater Cincinnati Herp Society Meeting - Sept. 07, 2022 . . . . . . . . . . 

Re: fishin...


[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ Snapping Turtle Forum ]

Posted by Bill Moss on December 29, 2002 at 23:42:55:

In Reply to: fishin... posted by sk8r009 on December 28, 2002 at 22:24:27:

I don't know if the goldfish are just a treat or not but if they are a regular part of the diet then that's not a good thing. Goldfish are prone to diseases and are also high in thiaminase. Also, being a fatty fish, can cause the turtle to get steatitis - a potentially fatal condition that affects the muscles and skin.

Do a internet search on thiaminase or go over the the croc forum and click on the Care in Captivity FAQ. Adam Britton discusses these issues in the feeding section.

Just a heads up.

Bill

:still fishin and eatin. seems to really have filled up on fish overnight, time to get more.





Follow Ups:




[ Follow Ups ] [ Snapping Turtle Forum ]