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do musk turtles need uv light or basking light?


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Posted by Jesse S. on May 05, 2003 at 10:06:46:

In Reply to: do musk turtles need uv light or basking light? posted by oid on May 04, 2003 at 22:43:10:

I have observed many wild musk turtles basking. While it certainly is legit to argue they don't need UV, I would def provide it anyway. They will get the UV even if only from the water. It is very essential for vitamin d synthesis and I will argue it is better for the overall health of the turtle.

-Jesse
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I would provide a UV source, and a
:basking heat source. Musk turtles DO bask and most likely have the same needs as any other species.





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