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Do Tank turtles smell?

How to keep your turtle tank clean?

  • Back up all your efforts with ensuring that the water in your turtle tank is of good quality at all times. Cycling a turtle tank involves introducing friendly bacteria that eats and breaks down ammonia and the resulting nitrite into the less harmful nitrate. This way your tank stays clean and safe for your turtle.

How does chemical filtration work in Turtle tanks?

  • Chemical filtration is mostly for the aesthetics of the tank as it makes the water clearer. It also uses activated charcoal and ammonia filtering media to help with odor control. The presence of algae is very common in turtle tanks because of the waste that turtle produce. These wastes are nutritious to algae and promote their growth.

Why does my turtle tank get dirty so fast?

  • Usually turtle tanks get dirty too fast because the tank is too small or the water filter is not powerful enough. Can you clean a turtle with soap? No, you should avoid using any kind of cleaning product when you clean your turtle. The chemicals inside them can harm the turtle.

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