Turtles are usually good petsfor people who don鈥檛 have a lot of time to spend with them. As long as they are fed a healthy diet,and their environment is kept clean and warm,they will live a healthy life.
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Are turtles good pets for kids?
Turtles are not low maintenance pets. And, definitely they are not good pets for kids. Turtles carry salmonella! Young children should avoid contact with turtles, and if any contact occurs, they should immediately wash their hands. Are you ready for a pet turtle?
Is a turtle a low maintenance pet?
Turtles are no low maintenance pets by any means. However, they are easier to take care of compared to dogs. You don鈥檛 need to take your turtle on a walk every day.
Do turtles and tortoises make Bad Pets?
Some turtles and tortoises just make horrible pets for most people, like Cherry head red foots, common red foot tortoises, sliders, snapping turtles, soft shell turtles, leopard tortoises, mata Mata turtles, and giant tortoises. I see those way too often than they need to be kept.
How long do turtles live as pets?
Turtles can live for a very long time, often over 25 years. Be prepared to care for a turtle for its entire lifetime. Turtles need fresh, clean water and bedding. You should expect to spend about half an hour each day caring for your turtle.