Buy for its sea turtles this spacious aquarium and equip it properly. In the aquarium must be the land area on which the turtle can easily climb. If such portion is not, the animal will drown. In addition, the aquarium should always be clean water. Can be used for its purification by means of special filters, however, regularly change the water anyway.
Ensure proper lighting in the aquarium. You will need a UV lamp that contribute to the strengthening of tortoise shell as well as the incandescent, allowing to maintain in the aquarium to the desired temperature. The lamp should be placed over the land, though their distance from the surface of the tortoise shell should not be less than 20 cm and not more than 30 cm.
Ensure that the air near the island warmed up to 25-30 degrees C. in the aquarium should be cool and dark areas in which the turtle can swim. The lamp should illuminate for 10-12 hours per day, which corresponds to the light day.
Never keep the aquarium in one of several turtles of different sizes. In addition, if you notice that one of the turtles is aggressive and attacks the other, it must immediately move to another aquarium.
Feed your turtle both vegetable and animal food. Monotonous diet can lead to diseases and to death of the turtle, so try to diversify the diet of your animal. Sea turtles can be fed cottage cheese, boiled eggs, mealworms, lean fish, meat, fresh herbs, fruits and vegetables.
Regularly give the tortoise special vitamins and mineral supplements. Suitable ground egg shells, bone meal, trivit, tetravit and any vitamin complexes for turtles.