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Post Posted: Sun Sep 26, 2010 12:16 pm   Toys for turtles

Bowser loves to play with stuff in her tank.
We have a few props (tiny treasure chest, a princess tiara, and a little lounge chair) along with 9 stones, and she loves moving everything around.
Is there anything else that I could put in there for her to play with?
Like a small ball (not too small...she will try to eat anything)?
Adding minnows or other critters won't work. She's way too lazy to chase something that moves. :P
She also loves her new dock/ramp. It's like a little water park for her. She climbs the first ramp, gets on the base platform, then slides down head-first. :lol:
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Post Posted: Sun Sep 26, 2010 12:30 pm   Re: Toys for turtles

sound pretty cool
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Post Posted: Sun Sep 26, 2010 9:25 pm   Re: Toys for turtles

Ping pong balls... but I haven't had any luck. My RES are quite destructive and would rip apart those props.
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Post Posted: Sat Oct 02, 2010 11:27 pm   Re: Toys for turtles

I bought some ping pong balls today. I put one white and one orange one in the tank a few hours ago.
At first she was super scared of them, and now she isn't but instead ignores their existence.
*sigh*

Perhaps some type of ball for the bottom of the tank? She likes to mess with things that are at the bottom, because obviously the surface is only for breathing, basking and receiving food.
As I'm typing this she's moving the stones around and biting the cave. :mrgreen:
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Post Posted: Sun Oct 03, 2010 11:03 pm   Re: Toys for turtles

moss balls maybe?
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Post Posted: Sun Oct 10, 2010 11:34 pm   Re: Toys for turtles

How about drill a hole into the ping ball pond put something heavy like sand into it and close the hole with silicone? Or mabye a really big marble that she cannot swallow.
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Post Posted: Mon Oct 11, 2010 10:15 am   Re: Toys for turtles

golf ball
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Post Posted: Fri Nov 12, 2010 8:41 pm   Re: Toys for turtles

steve wrote:Ping pong balls...


Wow, good idea. I'll try to get one today.
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Post Posted: Fri Nov 12, 2010 10:41 pm   Re: Toys for turtles

since my turtles are little, i use my hand as something for them to play with. they like to investigate and attack my fingers. my hands are pretty callused from playing bass so even if they manage to bit a little bit off, i don't really feel it at all XD
how about thick sea shells? mine used to play with the big clam shell i used as a basking spot.
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Post Posted: Thu Dec 02, 2010 3:03 pm   Re: Toys for turtles

I bought one of Bowser's Christmas presents today!
It was a pack of 3 golf balls...1 red, 1 white, and 1 blue. They all have the Texas flag on them. :D
We're also going to get her a Mayan pyramid since she's almost too big to swim through the cave we have.

In her stocking (yes, she has her own Christmas stocking) we plan on filling it with treats like ReptoTreat Suprema (her favorite!) dried river shrimp, and cuttlebone.
I need to post a photo of her stocking....
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Post Posted: Fri Dec 03, 2010 1:42 am   Re: Toys for turtles

Wow, that's one spoiled turtle :)
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Post Posted: Fri Dec 03, 2010 2:11 am   Re: Toys for turtles

She is very spoiled indeed! :P :mrgreen:
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Post Posted: Fri Dec 03, 2010 10:31 am   Re: Toys for turtles

If were talking about spoiled turtles, Moe likes to watch TV. I bought him a little 2.5" LCD tv for his basking area. He loves it. We refer to it as his [T]urtle[V]vision.
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Post Posted: Fri Dec 03, 2010 12:33 pm   Re: Toys for turtles

NO WAY!!! Really??
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Post Posted: Fri Dec 03, 2010 3:32 pm   Re: Toys for turtles

VeipaCray wrote:If were talking about spoiled turtles, Moe likes to watch TV. I bought him a little 2.5" LCD tv for his basking area. He loves it. We refer to it as his [T]urtle[V]vision.


CUTE!!!
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Bowser likes watching videos on my iPod Touch. I like to put turtle videos on the screen and hold it up to the tank.
The other day I had her out of the tank and sitting in her carrier on my lap while there was a football game on TV.
This was in the living room so she got to see the big screen TV for the first time ever. She was so intently watching the game!
My Dad turned the channel at one point and she turned her head and looked at him like "Dude, really?" LOL!
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