Comprehensive Care & Feeding: North American Wood Turtle Care: Glyptemys insculpta

Comprehensive Care & Feeding: North American Wood Turtle Care: Glyptemys insculpta

North American Wood Turtle Care: Glyptemys insculpta I put together an article with some illustrations about Glyptemys insculpta. Mainly for the websites, but also because I might be getting some for a breeding colony. I'd like to repatriate these in areas. They're super-smart turtles, and I've seen them 'solve problems' like whether to go over…

Ammonia – Hidden Killer of Fish, First Step in the Cycle – Symptoms and Cure

Ammonia – Hidden Killer of Fish, First Step in the Cycle – Symptoms and Cure

The “Cure” for Ammonia issues in a pond or aquarium is BIOSEEDING. This is the simple (it is simple) transplant of beneficial germs and microbes from a natural body of water, or an established fish system, into the immature system which lacks those organisms. What organisms are lacking? How do I do “Bioseeding“? About Ammonia…

Pond Clean Outs: How to Clean Out A Neglected Ecosystem Water Feature

Pond Clean Outs: How to Clean Out A Neglected Ecosystem Water Feature

Pond Clean Out Needed? How to Fix / Clean Out an Ecosystem / Gravel Pond or Water Feature? I had “the boys” out to clean out a pond I’ve neglected for NINE years. Sure I did water changes and sometimes I’d clean the filter, but it was pretty neglected. You couldn’t see the gravel in…