Habitat - Outdoor :: Taking Turtles out for Sun

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Post Posted: Fri Jul 01, 2016 3:40 pm   Taking Turtles out for Sun

Hi all, I have 2 RES turtles that are very young. They are about 3". My vet recommended that I take them out for Sun a few hours a day. Does anyone have any suggestions on what to use and how to keep them from getting too warm? I'm using a wide plastic storage tub right now but the temp can get hot fast so I have to use an umbrella to keep the temp down. I live in Southern California so the summer heat is no joke! Thank you, Caitlin
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Post Posted: Sat Jul 02, 2016 10:46 pm   Re: Taking Turtles out for Sun

Hi Caitlin, taking them out is usually a great thing. What kind of yard do you have? Will you give them supervision when they're out?
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