Wobbly Basking area for turtles *suggestions*

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  1. billygt

    billygt Not so new Member

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    Hey guys, Just need some help with basking areas.

    the other day i went out and obtained a new floating turtle dock, as my emydura macquari had recently outgrown his/her old magnetic ramp one. when i put the dock in the water it is very wobbly and i think my turtle has trouble getting up it. As i previously stated i had a magnetic one before so that was fine. i was just wondering for any suggestions on basking areas or the floating ones. i was considering making my own. but im not sure.
     
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    People have come across all sort of challanges in Australia, most have been solved by a variation of the stick or rock. Only recently have people purchased such items. I have no idea why a free stick or rock will not solve your problem.
     
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    billygt Not so new Member

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    any help would be appreciated :)
    true i was just looking at some cork bark i saw some people using
     
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    Flaviemys purvisi Very Well-Known Member

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    Cork bark is a good option.
    cork bark platform 2.jpg cork bark platform 3.jpg
     
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    is the cork bark hard to clean, like the algea build up? and how did you wedge it in. did you but that from a nurserey.

    sorry for questions
     
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    Hi mate, I don't clean it at all, a trio of dedicated Siamese Algae Eaters take care of that. Yes, just wedged in and it's from Amazing Amazon in Melbourne.
     
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    Most good pet shops and online pet supplies should carry cork bark. Make sure to shop around, some places are a lot more expensive than others.
     
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    thanks heaps
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    ok will do
     
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