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Old 05-12-2018, 01:25 PM   #136
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This is my terripin's home. Recently I upgraded it with extra brick around the tank. He can also climb in and out whenever he wants to.
Looks nice!
Is this in HDB?
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Old 05-12-2018, 01:36 PM   #137
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No, if your HDB has space, u can do it too. My plants are real and need some sunlight.
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Old 12-03-2019, 11:25 AM   #138
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Bought 3 of them from Pets Lovers after coaxing by son.
Then was merely 3 to 5 cm last year Dec.

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Old 12-03-2019, 12:24 PM   #139
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Bought 3 of them from Pets Lovers after coaxing by son.
Then was merely 3 to 5 cm last year Dec.
Keep the water clean and soon, they will grow up. Mine was size of 50cents coin when I got him 13years ago
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Old 12-03-2019, 02:16 PM   #140
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Using EXOTERRA SOLAR GLO All-In-One Sun Simulating bulb
(UVA, UVB and heat)

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Old 13-03-2019, 08:02 AM   #141
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This is my Terripin taken today. His 13years now. This guy will climb in and out via the steps and crawl around my house and goes back when he feels like it.

TS, if light permits, grow plants, allow algae to grow. It will make their environment better and more healthy.
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Old 13-03-2019, 11:35 AM   #142
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1. Plants takes up their swimming space. (has a plant at their sun basking platform)

2. Algae minimise oxygen from the water (dirty looking too) They swim & play (not crawl) alot with one another in the water.

But, thanks for sharing your view.
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Old 13-03-2019, 01:04 PM   #143
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Algae and plants has effect on the environment. I keep small fishes in the pond. Those u buy a bag for $2 with 20fishes inside. With plants & sunlight, the fish keeps on multiplying. And the fishes are very very healthy. Reason I know is because i have too many fish and give some to my parents. They manage to stay alive for long time. Unlike buying from fish shop, about a portion will die soon.

So I left it as it is. There is no right or wrong way so long your terripin survive well. Have fun!
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Old 14-03-2019, 08:40 AM   #144
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You have fun too.

I don't keep fishes for the sake of making it looks "natural-habitat looking".
Simply bcos our human living environment and filtration system does not support it well enough, more so with terrapins living together.
Unless, filtration portion was proportionately invested.

Just want to make sure the basic necessities required for the upkeep of
these terrapins was provided, that suffice.
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Old 14-03-2019, 11:17 PM   #145
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I bought this tank from a local aquarium shop one year ago.



Itís not very big but sufficient for small terrapins. At the back, has got a pump to send water through 2 sponges, a whole rack of rocks/stones and a bag of charcoal. I always fill up enough water for them to swim around. Hahaha

Total I think spent around $70-80.
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