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Old 03-15-2012, 10:56 PM   #1 
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Turtle or no turtle?

I have a 20 gallon tank with 4 platy, 4 cory catfhish and 1 betta, is there any small turtle i can put in my tank and wont eat my fish?
Tank has 1 aqua-tech 10-20 filter and 1 5-15, air pump, heater.
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Old 03-15-2012, 11:14 PM   #2 
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Nope! Turtles need larger tanks than that, and would likely eat/maim your fish.
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Old 03-16-2012, 12:09 AM   #3 
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most turtles need some kind of dry land to perch on, as well. a baby turtle, you could get away with in a tank that size, but it'd still try to eat your fish. if you want a turtle, you'd have to keep it in a fishless tank.
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Old 03-16-2012, 08:07 PM   #4 
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Turtles are HIGH maitenance and HIGH cost animals to keep. They live a long time, and you need to do a lot of research... They get so abused since people don't realize they can cost hundreds just for a proper set up..

Even a baby turtle would take chunks out of your fish.
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