Baby Murray River Short Neck Turtles

Size: Also known as the Macquarie turtle or Murray short-necked turtle, this turtle can grow to about 30cm in length. The male has a much fatter and longer tail than the female.

Temperament: Usually gentle, calm and friendly.

Food: In captivity, a diet of freshwater fish, supplemented with freshwater yabbies, freshwater prawns, freshwater snails is suitable. Freshwater plants also make up part of their diet. Avoid saltwater fish. Hatchlings will also readily consume mosquito larvae (wrigglers).

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