Yes its a shame whats happening with all the wetlands and the illegal collection of wild turtle species. And I guess that roadkills and released pet turtles also make it hard for the shy spotted turtles.
I hope that there is enough effort in america to make sure that u don't lose...
Its hard taking good pictures... he is always following the camera 😅
A friend of mine had some greenhouse glass that he didn't need anymore. It fits not completely but it is nice if the winds are strong and when the nights get cooler
Fall Update: cut some plants back and did a big water change. Added some green pond fabric so he can climb the walls to the surface. Beautiful 26°C in the shade today. This year its unusual warm in Austria :)
Here in austria its definitely the
Black knobbed map turtle (20 dollars)
Florida red-bellied cooter (30 dollars)
Common musk turtle (30 dollars)
The red eared slider would be number one but they prohibited the selling and breeding cause they are invasive here.