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Would a baby southern painted be OK within a 75 gal. tank or is the dampen to deep? The container would be almost completely full and there is a short ramp to the bask area which is outside the container. I used this setup for my map turtle and it worked fine but i'm not quite sure if this would work for a tot painted.
Answers: O.K WELL I USED TO HAVE A MAP TURTLE AND SOME OTHER KIND. AND WE FILLED THE TANK TO A RESONIABLE AMOUNT NOT EVEN HLF FULL AND WE HAD SOME ROCKS THEY COULD GO ON SO I WOULD SAY DON'T FILL IT ALL THE WAY.
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Yes. Painted turtle LOVE lots of water. You could bring the biggest tank you could afford and they would really love you! How do you feel they live out in the rainy? In huge lakes. And you can plague it up as high as the wet can go and so that your turtle can never escape. Just bring in sure that you dont ever put anything in the cistern that your turtle can be trapped in.
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Baby turtles tend to be poor swimmers. If they cannot smoothly surface, they could drown. In the wild, they live contained by shallow, weedy bodies of water, not "huge lakes".
You should provide lots of underwater structure, such as driftwood and plants, so that it can use them to climb on, as an aid to accomplish the surface.
*Note to those that are giving this answer thumbs down: There have be several postings here in the end several months by people whose tot turtles have drowned, due to man unable to surface surrounded by deeper water.
Feel free to research it.
It should be fine. Even a 75 Gallon container is smaller/shallower than the average pond the turtles live in.


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