Chinese Soft-Shelled Turtle (Pelodiscus sinensis)

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Chinese Soft-Shelled Turtle

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Chinese Soft-Shelled Turtle

Pelodiscus sinensis

284 Litres (75 US G.)

20-25 cm (7.9-9.8")

pH

6.5 - 8.0

24 -28 °C (75.2-82.4°F)

5-15 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

10-20 years





Alternative names[edit | edit source]

Chinese Soft-Shelled Turtle, Chinese Softshell Turtle

Synonyms[edit | edit source]

Trionyx sinensis

Sexing[edit | edit source]

Unknown.

Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

Unknown.

Diet[edit | edit source]

Unknown.

Feeding regime[edit | edit source]

Unknown.

Environment Specifics[edit | edit source]

Unknown.

Behaviour[edit | edit source]

Unknown.

Identification[edit | edit source]

Large turtle with a flattened, rather leathery shell, a long neck, and a distinctive tubular snout. Juveniles are speckled brownish-green above and orange with distinctive black patches on the underside. As they mature these colours fade and the turtle becomes essentially drab green.

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