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by nickb21
Thu Mar 22, 2012 12:39 pm
Forum: Terrapin Chat
Topic: terrapin tank re-vamp
Replies: 5
Views: 2015

Re: terrapin tank re-vamp

i was proved wrong i cought them both out on it basking about half hour after i filled the tank :) maria it is stable yes ~lgh-smil
by nickb21
Wed Mar 21, 2012 8:51 pm
Forum: Terrapin Chat
Topic: terrapin tank re-vamp
Replies: 5
Views: 2015

Re: terrapin tank re-vamp

Just the job Nick! ~fn-hdbng Looks like the land area tank is the perfect size! I'm going to look in my loft -I think I might be able to do something similar as mine outgrow their present basking area I see you still have a water heater - do you need it? I suspect unless you're in an unheated outho...
by nickb21
Wed Mar 21, 2012 5:47 pm
Forum: Terrapin Chat
Topic: terrapin tank re-vamp
Replies: 5
Views: 2015

terrapin tank re-vamp

al alot of you know i rescued two male false maps and did the best i could for there housing well today i found an old tank in the shed and removed the side so i can use it as a land area here are some pics of the progress i have made now just waiting for sillicone to dry so i can carry on http://i8...
by nickb21
Mon Mar 19, 2012 2:31 pm
Forum: Terrapin Chat
Topic: rescues
Replies: 16
Views: 2988

Re: rescues

thank you and i know got some today ~lgh-smil
by nickb21
Sun Mar 18, 2012 7:27 pm
Forum: Terrapin Chat
Topic: rescues
Replies: 16
Views: 2988

Re: rescues

They'll be fine for a couple more weeks until you get UV sorted with the correct basking temp, they don't look in that bad condition given the conditions you described they were kept in before, get some romaine lettuce or watercress, cuttlefish bone (but remove the hard back plate before giving it ...
by nickb21
Sun Mar 18, 2012 4:41 pm
Forum: Terrapin Chat
Topic: rescues
Replies: 16
Views: 2988

Re: rescues

thank you all for the help i have the basking spot sorted now just need uvb but have ran out of funds now my only problem is i dont get paid for 4 weeks is there anything i can do in the mean time?
by nickb21
Sat Mar 17, 2012 10:45 pm
Forum: Terrapin Chat
Topic: rescues
Replies: 16
Views: 2988

Re: rescues

How was the pup by the way? and thank you read your pond thread aswell mate your ponds are stunning[/quote] cheers Nick - the beauty of ponds is you get free plants from other folks ponds- that you then have to thin out and give away again! Good luck with the Maps - if you decide to keep them I'm s...
by nickb21
Sat Mar 17, 2012 10:35 pm
Forum: Terrapin Chat
Topic: rescues
Replies: 16
Views: 2988

Re: rescues

Hello Nick Welcome to the forum - glad you found it ~wink-smile It's so refreshing to hear stories like this - you'll only get useful advice here. How was the pup by the way? the pup is riddled in worms and fleas mate wich have both been sorted now with de-wormer and flea drops shampoo the lot the ...
by nickb21
Sat Mar 17, 2012 10:17 pm
Forum: Terrapin Chat
Topic: rescues
Replies: 16
Views: 2988

Re: rescues

Welcome to the forum! ~fn-hdbng Well done on taking them in, firstly I'd say have a read through the care sheet for map turtles http://terrapin-info.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=7 Have a read through that & any questions ask, someone will have the answers! thank you for the link tim will have a ...
by nickb21
Sat Mar 17, 2012 9:13 pm
Forum: Terrapin Chat
Topic: rescues
Replies: 16
Views: 2988

rescues

hi just rescued two missippi map turtles from what can only be described as a crack house i got there to view a puppy they were trying to sell to my friends shop i went round it was horris i seen the turtles in water that was black i asked wats he doing with them he said yours for £50 so i basically...