Turtle+Fish+Reptiles

Discussion in 'Turtles' started by CG, Jan 18, 2004.

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  1. CG

    CG Bristle Worm

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    Any ideas on how to mix a turtle some fish and some reptiles all in one tank...I want to get some cichlids, two frogs and a chamelion, of course the tank would be half land half water, but I don't know how i'd get a filter down into the water, or whether the cichlids and turtle would mix
     
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  3. karlas

    karlas Fire Goby

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    there is someting called a vivarium its a water, land, live plant combo. also one lfs i go to had a tererium its a 2 tier one on one side its water the other is rock and plants. ive seen them have a small turtle in it along with goldfish or guppies. it has running water also.
     
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    CG Bristle Worm

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    haha, thanks karlas
     
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    [quote author=CG link=board=Freshwater;num=1074485875;start=0#0 date=01/18/04 at 20:17:54]or whether the cichlids and turtle would mix[/quote]

    I wouldn't put cichlids with my turtle. Sure it depends on the turtle, but my leaf turtle enjoys the company of gold fish, but after a couple months or less they are all gone. ;) :)

    For a filter idea, check out my thread on my turtle tank.
     
  6. CG

    CG Bristle Worm

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    so matt does the tank have a hole drilled in it, i'm not quite sure what you mean?
     
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    Matt Rogers Kingfish Staff Member

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    No I built a platform 'beach' with egg-crate covered in gravel.
    Inside the platform I have a pump and a heater. The pump return comes through a hole in the platform and sprays over a eclipse 6 filter that I pack with carbon from time to time. It is wrapped with plastic window screening and also has floss in it.
     
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  9. CG

    CG Bristle Worm

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    brilliant! haha, thanks matt, so as i get enough money i'm gonna start this project. I'm thinking i'll put in two small turtles, a vieled chamelion and two dart frogs