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Smooth Soft Shells

$89.95 - $99.95
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Product Description

Smooth Softshells make very good community turtles. They love to bury in sand with just their head exposed waiting to surprise a fish. They're excellent swimmers and do well in mostly water tanks, with plants and other under water objects. They quickly settle in and will swim about their tanks as much as fish.

Smooth Softshells quickly learn to come to feeding and will liven up any tank. They love insects, and will also take pellets, fish, worms, snails and crayfish. Once four to five inches, they also make good pond turtles and have the mildest tempers of all the North American Softshells .

Other Details

Common Name:
Smooth Soft Shells
Scientific Name:
Apalone muticus
Care Sheet:
View Smooth Soft Shells Care Sheet
Restricted States:
Turtle Category:
North American Water Turtles
Turtle Subcategory:
Soft Shelled Turtles

Warranty Information

We offer a 7 day health guarantee on our captive bred animals only provided all conditions are met as listed in our Terms and Conditions page.


  • 5
    Smooth Soft Shell

    Posted by Michael on Nov 16th 2022

    Larger than anticipateda well started hatchling was delivered! As active as could be! Flawless! Clear eyes, all limbs and digits, perfect tail and great shell! Text Book Speciman. So Happy, I ordered a Florida Soft Shell the same day of delivery. Thank you. Michael

  • 5
    Smooth Softshell

    Posted by Daniel on Aug 26th 2022

    Perfect specimens. Very healthy,started eating on the second day,after calming down.

  • 5
    Smooth Softshell

    Posted by Daniel on Aug 11th 2022

    Arrived promptly with great customer service. Softshell in perfect condition. They are thorough to ensure safe arrival of your animal.

  • 5
    Softshell turtle

    Posted by Timothy R Guy on Dec 23rd 2021

    Came in looking great and is doing very well thanks guys