Fortunately for turtle keepers, ticks are not very common in pet turtles. The most common time that you would have to deal with ticks is when bringing a turtle into captivity from the wild. Turtles that are kept outdoors are at a much greater risk of getting ticks than turtles that are kept strictly indoors, but even that does not happen very often.

If your turtle does in fact have ticks you will need to take it to a veterinarian that can properly remove them and give you a solution to bathe the turtle in to eliminate the infestation.

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