Common Musk Turtles (sternotherus odoratus) - Captive Bred here in Florida like all our turtles! Perfect and great community turtles. 2016 CB Babies in stock now!
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Posted by John on 3rd May 2014
Great looking musk turtle, the hatchling was adorably small/young and healthy. It was well insulated and it was still an appropriate warmth inside the box. The hatchling was not lacking in moisture or warmth. It was moving around fine and adapted well to its new home. Great website, easy to use.
Posted by Unknown on 27th Aug 2013
The little guy arrived safe and in full health and is very happy in his new home!
Posted by candy on 16th Jul 2013
I want to thank you so much...u handled my confusion well as far as shipping to my job...the guys came by 1030am tues morning...all was well.....Cant thank you enough....Only would have liked there feeding schedule and what food u were feeding them..nothing came in the box....think about it......thanks again.......
Response from Florida Herps:
Thank you Candy.
There is no such thing as a "feeding schedule" for baby turtles, they are fed daily. Snakes are they only reptiles that need don't get fed every single day.
They are fed hatchling turtle pellets available at any pet store.
Posted by Unknown on 9th Jul 2013
My little guys both got here safely. we had a couple problems but none of them were floridaherps fault. The FedEx apparently came to our house and we weren't there. not true we were there all day waiting for them. We called them several times. when I finally got them they were in perfect condition. they look great!
Posted by Unknown on 28th Dec 2012
He arrived alive and well! He is so cute about the size of a quarter. He is very curious. I definitely recoment the musk turtle from this sight! He also loves the fake plants I have for him.
Posted by Eileen Valenia on 23rd Nov 2012
I bought 2 musk turtles. When they came they were great. Very small and cute. I enjoy watching them swim around the tank they seem to like to hang on my live plant floating around the top of the tank, and are eatting it .My only suggestion was when they were delivered there were no instruction on what to do I just place them on a floating dock In the tank and so far so good other then no instruction you will not be Disappointed in anyway
Posted by Alex on 2nd Oct 2012
My turtle arrived very fast.I was very excited when I received the tiny fellow.It was alive and well.Very healthy condition.I will definitely place orders in the future from this site again.Thank you floridaherps!
Posted by Unknown on 7th Aug 2012
my musk turtle was so fun! to watch i love florida herps! thank you!
Posted by Justin osofisan on 17th Jul 2012
I can't wait to get a musk turtle❕ I have looked at tons of websites, but none were as great as Florida herps
Posted by Erica N. on 2nd Jul 2012
When I got my turtle I was excited and also it came the next day... usually it takes a while to come but it was fast! I love the turtles they were so cute and small [Size: Nickel] I really love them they look healthy and great condition
Posted by Unknown on 14th Jun 2012
when i got my musk turtle from florida herp's i was so happy he was healthy cute and swim's alot! thank's florida herp's i will probably oder from you again!
Posted by Sharon on 25th May 2012
I purchased my Musk turtle 5-24-12. I received him today (5-25-12) and as soon as I put him in the tank he started eating. He seems VERY healthy. The only problem I had (which wasn't Florida Herps fault) was with FedEx. I didn't receive my Musk turtle until after 2:00pm and I was worried he wouldn't be alive when I opened the box. When you order overnight priority you are supposed to get your turtle by 10:30a.m but, like I said, I didn't have him until after 2:00pm. I have seen other reviews where people have had the same problem as me, but Florida Herps sells healthy and beautiful turtles and I will most likely be ordering from them in future. FedEx, on the other hand, needs to have better shipping arrival times.
Posted by JayLeake on 26th Nov 2011
The apperance is perfect,the price is absoulutly wonderful... The turtle its self is extremely hardy.
Posted by MATT H on 24th Sep 2011
i purchased 3 of these awesome guys about 1 year ago, they are very active and enjoyable to watch. about 3 months in 1 of them died :( but i knew he wasnt going to make it bc he hide and never eat. My other 2 turles are going stronge. they loving swimming and i recently got them to start chasing gold fish for a nice meal. RECOMMEND TO ANY TURTLE LOVER THAT LIKES TO EDUCATE THEMSELVES ON THESE AMAZING LITTLE CREATURES. also floridaherps is by far the best when it comes to pricing and customer service!!!
Posted by jjt on 14th Jul 2011
I have a 65 gallon tank housing a dozen baby turtles (all from FL Herps). there are 6 southern painteds, 3 mississippi maps, and three stinkpot musk turtles. The musk turtles are my favorites! They are very amusing and fascinating to watch. And they are SO tiny and cute. They are only about the size a nickel, and infinitely CUTE!!! They are the perfect little community turtles. Awesome!