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Red Eared Slider Turtles Real Paperback – May 1994


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  • Paperback: 64 pages
  • Publisher: Tfh Pubns Inc (May 1994)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0793802539
  • ISBN-13: 978-0793802531
  • Product Dimensions: 17.2 x 0.5 x 25 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 249 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #463,694 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Once you acquire your new slider turtle, the first concern you should have is where to keep it. Read the first page
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By "bailey200" on Dec 23 2001
I'm the classic "how much is that puppy in the window?" case. I was in New York city walking in China town when I happened upon a bowl full of baby red ears. I just had to 'save' one of these squirming babies. Then I was worry about how to feed, house, and generally take care of my turtle, who was looking up at me with those moist, cat-like eyes while we sat on the subway. I had no idea how big it would get, or what to keep it in, or what to feed it besides the turtle pellets I got ripped off on.
I tried websites about sliders, while my baby sat in his styrofoam enclosure with his bowl of water and pellets sprinkled around him. Then I found this book on amazon.com. Right away I ordered it.
It has helped me alot. I bought a tank and food for my turtle, Mr. Dude. I learned how big he would get and where he came from. I also learned that it is illegall to sell baby red-eared sliders!!!
If you have a red-eared slider, or are looking into getting one, this book is a must-have.
(Good Luck!)
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By J. Grattan on Aug. 28 2001
This book adequately covers the essentials of owning a turtle: housing, feeding, breeding, and diseases. The section on breeding is a little more extensive than in other intro books. A plus is that most of the pictures are in color. One thing missing from this book and others is a discussion of turtle behavior and sensory capability. Do they hear, see, smell, taste well? Do they like to hide? How long do they or can they stay submerged? Apparently and incorrectly, it is assumed this is all common knowledge. While this book will give one a start, owning a turtle is definitely a work in progress.
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By A Customer on Dec 14 1999
This was a very good book. It taught me a lot more than I used to know. I usually just look at the pictures but now that I've read this book I know a lot more. This book taught me how to take care of them and all of the diseases. If your looking for a good book to teach you every thing you need to know this is the one.
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By Taylor on Dec 14 1999
This was a very good book. It taught me a lot more than I used to know. I usually just look at the pictures but now that I've read this book I know a lot more. This book taught me how to take care of them and all of the diseases. If your looking for a good book to teach you every thing you need to know this is the one.
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32 of 32 people found the following review helpful
Mr. Dude thanks the author of this book Dec 23 2001
By "bailey200" - Published on Amazon.com
I'm the classic "how much is that puppy in the window?" case. I was in New York city walking in China town when I happened upon a bowl full of baby red ears. I just had to 'save' one of these squirming babies. Then I was worry about how to feed, house, and generally take care of my turtle, who was looking up at me with those moist, cat-like eyes while we sat on the subway. I had no idea how big it would get, or what to keep it in, or what to feed it besides the turtle pellets I got ripped off on.
I tried websites about sliders, while my baby sat in his styrofoam enclosure with his bowl of water and pellets sprinkled around him. Then I found this book on amazon.com. Right away I ordered it.
It has helped me alot. I bought a tank and food for my turtle, Mr. Dude. I learned how big he would get and where he came from. I also learned that it is illegall to sell baby red-eared sliders!!!
If you have a red-eared slider, or are looking into getting one, this book is a must-have.
(Good Luck!)
21 of 21 people found the following review helpful
Good introduction to red-eared sliders Aug. 28 2001
By J. Grattan - Published on Amazon.com
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This book adequately covers the essentials of owning a turtle: housing, feeding, breeding, and diseases. The section on breeding is a little more extensive than in other intro books. A plus is that most of the pictures are in color. One thing missing from this book and others is a discussion of turtle behavior and sensory capability. Do they hear, see, smell, taste well? Do they like to hide? How long do they or can they stay submerged? Apparently and incorrectly, it is assumed this is all common knowledge. While this book will give one a start, owning a turtle is definitely a work in progress.
21 of 26 people found the following review helpful
Red Eared Sliders Dec 14 1999
By Taylor - Published on Amazon.com
This was a very good book. It taught me a lot more than I used to know. I usually just look at the pictures but now that I've read this book I know a lot more. This book taught me how to take care of them and all of the diseases. If your looking for a good book to teach you every thing you need to know this is the one.
5 of 7 people found the following review helpful
Red Eared Sliders Dec 14 1999
By A Customer - Published on Amazon.com
This was a very good book. It taught me a lot more than I used to know. I usually just look at the pictures but now that I've read this book I know a lot more. This book taught me how to take care of them and all of the diseases. If your looking for a good book to teach you every thing you need to know this is the one.
Turtle care Feb. 11 2008
By Danielle Burchman - Published on Amazon.com
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This is a good little reference book for owners of Red Eared Slider turtles. I adopted one of these turtles and was clueless about how to care for it until I read this book. Although it's a small book, it is very comprehensive. I would advise anyone who is thinking of getting a Red Eared Slider to read it.


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