Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Ontario, Canada
Hi Aron! I'm not sure the answer to either of those questions. I don't know if turtles mate in deeper water or on land. Trying to think what their habitat would be in "the wild". If you allow them to mate, ie keep them together, I would think that you also need to have a place with sand for the female to lay her eggs so that she does not become egg bound. I think that is a big problem for a female turtle when it happens.
As for hand feeding?... I would let him "hunt" for the worm in his pan. He will smell it and find it. It's good for them to continue to "hunt" for their food, it's a natural behavior.
You promised new pics of your new layout! Did you change things around?
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