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Post Posted: Fri Oct 04, 2019 11:18 pm   Re: what did you name your turtle?

My little turtle is Blue. She loves to be in the bath tub lol. I brought her 1 month ago and did not know that turtle can be a great pet. Now I have 2 bearded dragons, a group of 5 leopard gecko and a turtle
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Post Posted: Sun Oct 06, 2019 8:56 am   Re: what did you name your turtle?

Welcome to the forum Blue & Robin! Sounds like you're a fan of reptiles :)
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Post Posted: Wed Dec 11, 2019 11:55 am   Re: what did you name your turtle?

I have a RES named Kate! :D :msgreen:
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Post Posted: Sat Apr 25, 2020 1:16 am   Re: what did you name your turtle?

Hi!
I have recently joined, and I am a new turtle owner!
I joined because I found myself searching this website endlessly looking at other turtle tank setups to find ideas, so I just had to join!
My turtle's name is Squirt and he is a slider, about 6-12 months old.
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Post Posted: Sat Apr 25, 2020 3:42 am   Re: what did you name your turtle?

Welcome Coog and Squirt!
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Post Posted: Tue May 05, 2020 2:28 am   Re: what did you name your turtle?

Hi. There is a bit of a funny story attached to my turtle's name. When I first got my red-eared slider back in 2006 I didn't know very much about turtles. My friend had 3 and I thought they were amazing. So, I got one. When I first got her, she was a regulation small fry and I put her in her tank. Then I got her some little tank friends, two baby plecos. A short time later, I'm enjoying watching my 3 babies doing their things in the tank ... swimming around.. all was tranquil.. and then I saw my baby turtle going over to investigate the two babies... OH COOL!, I thought. She is going over to make nice-nice with her new friends. Then CHOMP! :shock: :o :o One baby is now half a baby. I'm yelling, run, baby, run to the other one, and then as I saw the turtle closing in, I had to put my hands over my horrified eyes. :o :shock: :o When I dared look again, there were no more fish or fish parts in the water. :cry:

I realized she and I had a real cultural divide. My love of all living things vs her hunger for same. (Laugh). It reminded me of this book I read - Robert Heinlein's Stranger in a Strange Land. It's about this human who was raised on Mars amongst Martians. When he comes to live on Earth, the culture shock really takes him aback. So many things we take for granted were very alien to him. In honor of this cultural clash between my turtle and I, I named her Valentine Michael Smith (after the main character) and resolved to always be respectful of her culture - even where it clashes with my own. I call her Valentine for short.

So, she gets her feeder fish and I don't watch and we are both happy.

:D :mrgreen: :D

(In the photo below, her reflection is also captured in the glass in the back of the tank.)
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Post Posted: Tue May 05, 2020 9:44 am   Re: what did you name your turtle?

Great name and story! Also love the picture.
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Post Posted: Fri Feb 26, 2021 10:00 pm   Re: what did you name your turtle?

Mine are called Major Tom and Carl. Both are 3-4 years old, and I've lurked around the forum ever since I got them but haven't really participated much. Nice to meet everyone!
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Post Posted: Fri Mar 12, 2021 7:33 am   Re: what did you name your turtle?

Kulema and Soup
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Post Posted: Wed Apr 21, 2021 6:02 am   Re: what did you name your turtle?

I have 3 little RES terrapins Armin Eren and Mikasa

Yeah Attack on Titan I know =D
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Post Posted: Thu Apr 22, 2021 7:07 am   Re: what did you name your turtle?

Ours are Ruaidhri, Bridget (the midget) and Grace.
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Post Posted: Fri Apr 30, 2021 11:08 pm   Re: what did you name your turtle?

Hey I'm new here, my RES is called Luna, and we've been roommates for over a month. She likes to sleep underwater and worry the hell out of me, by disappearing under her basking spot.
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Post Posted: Fri Apr 30, 2021 11:09 pm   Re: what did you name your turtle?

TinyDuckyQuack wrote:I have 3 little RES terrapins Armin Eren and Mikasa

Yeah Attack on Titan I know =D


Should i suggest getting a 4th one just to get Levi xD
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Post Posted: Tue May 25, 2021 11:31 am   Re: what did you name your turtle?

Hi, I am new just signed up. My turtle is almost a year old red eared slider named Leonardo, I don't know if it is a boy or a girl yet but I am calling it a boy till proven different. His name came from mainly ninja turtles but even though he is Leo ha acts more like Ralph.
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Post Posted: Tue May 25, 2021 3:32 pm   Re: what did you name your turtle?

Welcome to the forum!
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