How to Create the Ideal Aquatic and Semi-Aquatic Turtle Habitat

This video is teaching you how to keep an Outdoor aquatic Turtle Habitat Warm. During summer or just through any time. The main facts are to have an insulated habitat, water heater, and to raise the heat lamp wattage over your cold winter season.

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This is the most popular turtle habitat and cage set up. Fish aquariums are pretty inexpensive for what you actually get and if you get a discounted deal you can usually find a fish aquarium for one dollar per gallon. No matter how you try to go about setting up a turtle habitat you’re going to have some cost involved. I would say the most popular size for a pet turtle habitat with the fish aquarium is the 40 gallon breeder series.

setting up an aquatic turtle habitat

How to Create a Semi-Aquatic Turtle Habitat... pretty sure I've got this down.
Need to take care of your favorite shelled friend? Pet Mountain has you covered with a vast selection of aquatic turtle supplies guaranteed to make sure your turtle feels right at home. Whether you need aquatic turtle food, a new habitat, or maintenance items like filters or lighting for your current tank, we've got it all at the lowest price. And in addition to offering a great selection of aquatic turtle supplies you simply won't find at your local pet store, our discounted aquatic turtle accessories are marked down up to 70% off.

Our Aquatic Turtle Habitats, like Lee's Turtle Lagoon, are designed to provide the perfect habitat for small turtles and other small amphibious creatures. With built-in access ramps, lounging and feeding areas and even miniature islands for basking, all in a self-contained, water-tight vessel, your turtle will feel right at home.


Pet Mountain carries thousands of quality pet products at low, low prices. Feel free to browse through any of our specialized stores to find the exact item you need!

Pet Mountain products are guaranteed to meet your satisfaction. We do everything we can to work with our manufacturers to ensure that you get the quality you expect, the service you deserve and the best prices in the industry. At Pet Mountain, we buy in bulk and develop programs with our network of suppliers that focus on giving you more for your money. Like you, we care about our pets. It’s all about giving our dogs, cats, birds and other pets a good life.

At Pet Mountain we know that your pet is one of the most important things in your life. How? Because ours are too! Your pet deserves to have the very best the industry has to offer, and we are committed to making sure you have it at crazy low prices. Providing you with the very best supplies for your dog, cat, reptile, bird or small critter is our privilege. Keeping a pet should be fun - let us help you keep it that way!

How to Create the Ideal Aquatic & Semi-Aquatic Turtle Habitats


It is important to remember when setting up your turtle's tank that they, like all reptiles, cannot live exclusively in water. They need "dry land" places where they can crawl out, rest from swimming, bask and perform other biological necessities. Providing your turtle with naturalistic woods, rocks and logs is a crucial part of maintaining its health and happiness. The more you can make your aquatic turtle's tank resemble its natural habitat, the better off it will be. We have aquatic turtle decor to suit every need and tank setup.

Pet Mountain's Aquatic Turtle Decor store features top quality products from the most trusted names in aquatic reptile care, including Zoo Med, Zoo Med Aquatic, Tetrafauna and Reptology. can be used in aquarium s or terrariums for natural decoration. Deep, chocolate brown and light, sandy yellow colors and striking shapes and textures are sure to be a focal point in any habitat. Dense, natural driftwood is also an excellent way to anchor plants. The extremely dense hardwood structure sinks immediately and won't rot like driftwood, making it perfect for aquatic setups. The is a unique floating dock for aquatic turtles to bask on. The Turtle Dock unique self leveling feature automatically adjusts to all water levels. Zoo Med Turtle Dock features a submerged ramp allows turtles easy access to dry areas. This dock allows aquatic turtles a dry basking area for maximum exposure to heat and UVB lamps. The Zoo Med Turtle Dock can also be used for aquatic newts and frogs. The is designed for easy placement in any corner of your aquatic terrarium and is ideal for shallow water terrariums. The powerful 90 gph pump provides three-stage filter performance to keep your aquatic environment healthy, and its realistic natural stone appearance blends beautifully with other rocks and vegetation.


Pet Mountain carries thousands of quality pet products at low, low prices. Feel free to browse through any of our specialized stores to find the exact item you need!

Pet Mountain products are guaranteed to meet your satisfaction. We do everything we can to work with our manufacturers to ensure that you get the quality you expect, the service you deserve and the best prices in the industry. At Pet Mountain, we buy in bulk and develop programs with our network of suppliers that focus on giving you more for your money. Like you, we care about our pets. Its all about giving our dogs, cats, birds and other pets a good life!

At Pet Mountain we know that your pet is one of the most important things in your life. How? Because ours are too! Your pet deserves to have the very best the industry has to offer, and we are committed to making sure you have it at crazy low prices. Providing you with the very best supplies for your dog, cat, reptile, bird or small critter is our privilege. Keeping a pet should be fun - let us help you keep it that way!

Aquatic & Semi-Aquatic Turtle Habitats, How to Create