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by richardb
Tue Jan 26, 2016 7:54 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Sad (?) News
Replies: 7
Views: 2540

Re: Sad (?) News

When I started to join the forums this was the best one with the most useful information and helpful members and I used to visit several times a day. Then new posts stopped appearing and it seemed to just go really quiet. It seems that Facebook has had the same affect on all the forums as now when y...
by richardb
Fri Jun 13, 2014 4:54 pm
Forum: Terrapins
Topic: Finally some Emys Orbicularis...
Replies: 3
Views: 2141

Re: Finally some Emys Orbicularis...

Nice one!
by richardb
Mon May 26, 2014 9:04 am
Forum: Setups
Topic: Another pond build
Replies: 32
Views: 9631

Re: Another pond build

Really good looking pond, well done.
by richardb
Mon May 26, 2014 8:45 am
Forum: Habitat
Topic: Summer Pond Attached To Decking
Replies: 9
Views: 2812

Re: Summer Pond Attached To Decking

Looking good. I've just finished building a small pond for my juv emys. Just need to get a pump and sort the filter out then I'm good to go!
by richardb
Sat Apr 19, 2014 10:33 am
Forum: Setups
Topic: Another pond build
Replies: 32
Views: 9631

Re: Another pond build

Looking really good!
by richardb
Tue Feb 04, 2014 10:31 pm
Forum: Terrapins
Topic: new arrivals
Replies: 27
Views: 6705

Re: new arrivals

Well I've had mine since they were juvenile, bought off the internet from a couple of different reptile suppliers. My first two, where supposed to be a pair, but on arrival when putting them in a warm bath they both exposed themselves as males! I then obatined two juv females and just grew them up s...
by richardb
Tue Feb 04, 2014 2:02 pm
Forum: Terrapins
Topic: new arrivals
Replies: 27
Views: 6705

Re: new arrivals

i'll sort some out but what I will say is that there is no right or wrong, its what ever works for you.

What has worked for me is keeping them individually and just putting them together for mating but this might not work for someone else.
by richardb
Sat Feb 01, 2014 6:15 pm
Forum: Terrapins
Topic: new arrivals
Replies: 27
Views: 6705

Re: new arrivals

That's good. I haven't found them to be a particularly aggressive species.

Thanks for updating me.

I actually have one of my females looking to lay eggs as we speak!
by richardb
Thu Jan 23, 2014 8:51 pm
Forum: Terrapins
Topic: new arrivals
Replies: 27
Views: 6705

Re: new arrivals

Yes please do I'd be interested to find out how they get on.

Richard
by richardb
Wed Jan 22, 2014 7:37 pm
Forum: Terrapins
Topic: new arrivals
Replies: 27
Views: 6705

Re: new arrivals

I wouldn't of thought so I have found that females are more aggressive than the males. I would just keep an eye on them to make sure they are not pestering her too much. I have never kept two males together in the presence of a female so I'm not sure how they will react. I currently keep all my mann...