Common name - Musk turtle
Latin name - Sternotherus odoratus
Country of Origin - North America
Adult size - 4-6"/10-15cm
Average Lifespan - 35-40 years
Care level - Beginner
UV required - Yes
Temperature range - 25
Minimum housing size - 60cm x 45cm
Description -Due to their manageable size and great characters and personalities, Musk turtles make great pets and interesting creatures to keep. They are very inquisitive and sociable and as they stay relatively small, we find they are the best turtle species to keep.
Cleaning - As necessary
Shopping list - Exo terra Turtle kit containing Glass tank 60 x 45 x 35cm, Turtle Bank Floating Island, Turtle UVB Light Fixutre, Turtle Filter, Turtle Heater, Turtle Pebbles, Thermometer, food also required to purchase separately.