Asian Box Turtle Care Tips And Breeding NotesUploader: Zolojar 1 years ago Subscribe 4
After 67 to 77 days of incubation, tiny hatchlings appear, only up to 5 centimetres long, and contrary to adults which spend as much time on land as they do in the water, juveniles are entirely aquatic 2 4 5. Habitat and Ecology Juveniles fully aquatic marshes, swamps, ponds, pools, rice paddies ; adults semi-aqautic. You will also need to make sure the breeders you selected are healthy, and this is something else you can take care of when you take them to the vet. In the United States there are well-established groups producing offspring. You can take your specimens to a vet, to make sure you have the right genders. During their first year of life, hatchlings are very susceptible to the elements and in the wild, the have a morbidly high mortality rate.