Koi & Water
Gardens Ltd

Common Musk Terrapin

Basic Information

  • Terrapins require swimming, beach and dry areas.
  • Feed sparingly daily with a specialist terrapin dry food diet.
  • Supplement feeds with vegetable and meat.
  • Ensure terrapin receives some UV light (either day light or via artificial bulb)
  • Change half the water every 5 days (whilst filters mature)
  • Dechlorinate fresh water prior to refilling.
  • If aquarium becomes cloudy reduce feed and water change more frequently.
  • Terrapins will fair better in aquarium heated to approx 70 – 75′ F.
  • Consult a professional if terrapins behaviour/health┬ádeteriorates.

Information Sheet

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