Diy Turtle Basking Dock. The large turtle tower (above tank acrylic model) includes a slate tile which absorbs heat. Diy turtle dock, another idea for basking area until he gets big enough to need the whole tank filled with water.
For my basking platform for my res the only thing i could find big enough to fit her is a large plastic throw away salad bowl filled with sand. This is the fourth part of my video series on building a turtle basking area. Turtle basking dock ramp pet turtle turtle aquarium.
Get several pieces of driftwood from the aquarium section of a pet store.
If you have a lot more room to work with, or you are using an outdoor habitat, you could always build a diy turtle dock. If you do, make two holes for the two poles through the styrofoam with a pencil. To properly hydrate your turtle, as well as minimize the injury or illness worsening, i would recommend that you allow your turtle to soak in a few inches of warm water for an hour or two each day. Diy turtle topper aquatic turtle habitat turtle habitat.