Reptile Species

Asian Box Turtle

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Species Name

  • Asian Box Turtle

Latin Name

  • Cuora amboinensis

Family

  • Emydidae

Origin

  • Asia, Malaysia

Care

  • intermediate

Environment

  • aquatic

Temperature

  • 80 F

Minimum House Size

  • 20 gal

Lighting

  • medium

Maximum Size in Captivity

  • 8"

Housing Type

  • Aquarium

Species Origin

  • wild

Compatibility

  • species community

Diet

  • omnivorous

Temperament

  • child safe

Reproduction Type

  • egg layer

Reproduction Difficulty

  • intermediate

Size-Medium

  • 4-6"

Size-Large

  • 6-8"

Size-Extra Large

  • 8+ up