Geoemyda spengleri is among the world’s smallest turtles, with a carapace length of no more than 11 cm ( in). The carapace is somewhat elongated and.. . The black-breasted leaf turtle (Geoemyda spengleri), also commonly called the Vietnamese leaf turtle or the black-breasted hill turtle, is a species of turtle in the. Black-breasted Leaf Turtle – Geoemyda spengleri (Gmelin ), Paula Morris Differentiating Male and Female Geoemyda spengleri (Black Breasted Leaf.

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He is also the co-host of The Pondcast, an online show dedicated to reptiles and amphibians and the people who love them. The eggs measure about 43 x 18 mm, and incubation takes roughly 66 days at 28 degrees Celsius.

Cooler temps extend the incubation period. The meat mixture we use is a combination of lean ground turkey, chicken feed and finely chopped carrots.

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Spenglerj on 21 Sept. Clutch size in captivity is eggs. The Reptiles of China. Breeding and Incubation Breeding in Geoemyda spengleri is relatively straight forward. Black-breasted Leaf Turtle Geoemyda spengleri. We have yet to experience an animal teoemyda will not accept pellets and fruit after such a lengthy wait.


Pellets and fruit may be offered as well, but pellets may not be eaten and fruit will almost certainly be refused. Research has indeed shown that G. Don’t show this popup again.

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We use a UVB strip light over all of our G. The Art of Keeping Snakes. Burmese eyed turtle Indian eyed turtle.

Can you confirm these amateur observations of Geoemyda spengleri? Characters of two new genera of reptiles Geoemyda and Gehyra. As far as we know, it has not been proven at this time that G. X Apengleri Link to this photo Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below.

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It seems that your browser does not have Javascript enabled. They can tolerate temperatures between F. While we are still unsure whether such extreme temperature fluctuations are necessary, we feel that they, coupled with a healthy diet rich in fruit, may play an important role in producing healthy hatchlings. X Close Image credit. When kept separately, enclosures can be on the small side, an obvious plus for anyone with limited space.


The diet is thought to include snails, slugs, earthworms and other forest floor invertebrates 8although some captive individuals apparently also feed on fruit and vegetables 5. You can always make a spengleri happy by offering a variety of invertebrates, foremost among which are the night crawlers; they love to hunt anything that moves. Turtle and tortoise care research is ongoing. They have experienced temperatures in the mid 90s temporarily during the summer and temperatures in the 40s during the winter, both with no ill affect.

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Geoemyda spenglerip. A single diseased animal can infect and kill your collection.

Clemmys Emys Glyptemys Terrapene. Rodents of Unusual Size. Many seasoned keepers believe gepemyda such fluctuation in incubation temperatures helps to produce larger, stronger hatchlings. They experienced a natural photo-period as well as cooler, dryer temperatures during the winter months.