Reptiles/Turtle

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Hi, this is going to sound like a very strange question. I have a short necked turtle and I was wondering if it is bad if I let her swim in my salt water pool. Thanks

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Actually sounds like a great question.  Unfortunately, it's so good I'm stumped!  I do not know ANYTHING about salt water pools...  For example: how salty is it compared to say the environment your turtle came from.  Of course the question becomes what if the turtle drinks the water?  It IS bad to drink salt water.  Best advice I can give you is to ask you vet.  Sorry!  

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Expertise

My area of expertise would be snakes and reptile genetics (again mostly w/ snakes). Although I have dealt w/ almost all species of reptiles commonly sold in the US.

Experience

15 years keeping, breeding, selling, and teaching about reptiles.

Organizations
Past board member of the Central FL Herpetological Society

Education/Credentials
B.S. Biology Ed. UCF

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