Do turtles and tortoises get along

I wanted to get my turtle a friend and almost bought a puppet for him the only thing there was a tortoise. Do they get along?

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Apr 16, 2015
by: Anonymous

My brother wants a pet tortoise and i want a pet turtle, so i was thinking the same thing.

Dec 17, 2011
by: coconut

whoops! i found out my "tortoise" is actually a box turtle! i guess this won't help much! thanks any way!

Nov 08, 2011
Mixing Turtles and Tortoises
by: Shelly

I would keep them separated. Each type has its own immunities and diseases that could kill it or at least make it ill. If you put them close to each other, you are inviting illness.

Keep it slow and steady.

Nov 07, 2011
me too
by: coconut

i was wondering the same thing. i have a tortoise and my friend has a turtle. if i brought my tortoise to my friend's house, would they get along?

Apr 26, 2011
by: Science teacher

a tortoise is an on land animal and a turtle is a water animal....on land im sure they wouldnt care about eachother and would be happier staying in water if tyrtle and out of water if tortoise!

Apr 23, 2011
by: Anonymous

With a puppet?

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