Gradually Changing Colour

Since about couple of months ago, I noticed Papoe started to change. Not his behaviour, it’s his colour… His carapace colour to be exact.

I always wonder why Papoe was so light, his colour was different with most of his species. I thought it would last…. Apparently I was wrong. He is now gradually becoming darker.

He is currently shedding his scutes and the new ones are darker than before.

However, his platron is still light colour….somehow, in my eyes, it looks more pinkish than before

It is just like Kroten, she had lighter colour and slowly becoming darker.

Papoe might not be as unique as before but he is still much loved by everyone in this house 😊.

Goodbye my lovely Kurome. You will forever be missed

Innalillahi wa innalillahi rojiun (We belong to Allah and to Allah we shall return)

Kurome has followed his sister, Kame. Today my husband found him upside down in his tank. After giving him CPR, we finally let him go. His passing leave deep sadness in our family as he is the cutest out of three and we love him deeply.

Both me and my husband felt terribly sad. We still couldn’t believe that he has gone. 😭😭😭

I think he was drown. My husband also think the same, he wasn’t feeling well and too tired to climb to his basking area. My husband remembered how Kuro often sit quietly in the corner of our house, unlike his typical active turtle.


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My Ninja Skill

This is a very late post!!

As you all know, Mommy is very busy with our active hu-brother…but even so, she still record our activities. Sharing those activities is more difficult than we think. Mommy had to juggle her time between Anka, us, Daddy, house chores and work. Sitting with us to update our blog was no longer priority 😦

…but don’t worry guys, we are still one of her priorities πŸ™‚

Anyway, this happened back in June 20, 2017. Mommy was feeding Anka at that time and I decided to surprise her by climbing the bed she hadn’t done yet. When looked at the bed and saw me on top of it she was so shocked. She wondered how I got there.

Well…it’s not Mommy if she wasn’t curious. After she put me down on the floor, she waited and waited. She knew very well that I had climbed the bed but she wanted to have a proof…as usual πŸ˜‰

She finally got it πŸ™‚

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Look Who’s Back

Hi….look who’s back πŸ™‚

No…I am not referring it to me as I am still very busy and have no time to blog. I am referring it to Kurome πŸ™‚

Back in November 2016 I wrote a post called A Change of Behaviour, it was about how Kurome kept distance to us all. From a turtle who waas full of eagerness to be near his hu-parents to a turtle who was shy with everyoone even with us. It happened since the day Anka arrived at our home.

Now, 10 months from that day…Kurome has returned to his old behaviour again πŸ™‚

A couple of weeks ago, he invaded Anka’s pillow.

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Getting To Know Anka

Hello guys…it has been a while since our last post πŸ™‚

Mommy is now has triple workload; teaching, house chores and now babies (us and the human baby). Mommy has been very careful to not letting salmonella gets into our hu-brother. She always washes her hands after handling us (she sometimes forgot to wash hands before our hu-brother was born) and she hasn’t properly introduced us (the turtles and Anka – the name of our hu-brother) till recently.

Mommy thinks that the three month old Anka is now ready to interact (not yet in the touching stage)

Here’s what happened when we met πŸ˜‰


What is it ibu? Oh…you will introduce me to Papoe.

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A Change of Behaviour

Hello friends πŸ™‚

Sorry for taking so long to update on my baby turtles. My baby human has consumed all my time. Now, I have gotten used to his sleeping schedule so I can managed to do my things bit by bit.

We are still not going to post as much as before but we will at least try to post once a month (minimum).

I want to share a bit about my two little turtles.

During my labour, I had to stay in the hospital for three days. When I came back…Kurome and Papoe had changed their behaviour.

Those who come to our blog often know that Kurome was very passionate and always chased me around as shown in this video:

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Welcome Our Hu-brother, Anka

Yeaaaaa \(^-^)/ Our hu-brother is finally here πŸ™‚

We have been waiting for him.

Β To know the full detail of his birth, you can read it on our mommy’s blog> Polychrome Interest

Everyone said that Mommy will forget about us once our hu-brother is with us…but everyone is WRONG!!! Once mommy was strong enough (she had cesarean so she needed recovery) she immediately cleaned our tank. This morning our dirty filter was cleaned and our tank looked better again after she left us for 3 days, she was in the hospital. She promised to change the water the minute she has the strength to do it πŸ™‚

Once again…welcome to our life Anka…we are sure that Mommy will teach you to love us as much as her πŸ™‚

The Escapees (Day Out Part 3)

If this is your first visit, you can check Part 1: Keeping Up With Two active Turtles and Part 2: The Escape Artists.

Now…what did the escapees do when they were out of their pen?


Wandering on the front yard.

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The Escape Artists (Day Out Part 2)

Last month, I had written about Day Out Part 1 – Keeping Up with 2 Active Turtles. I wrote about how to contain turtles who won’t stay still to enjoy the sun.

Now, I will share their genius plot to escape the cardboard pen I made for them.

One day, I put them on higher platform and somehow, Papoe asked Kurome to help her out of the cardboard. That simple pen was moving and I saw how both Papoe and Kurome were pushing it. I put sandals to stop the board to move


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Keeping Up With Two Active Turtles (Day Out Part 1)

This is going to be a 3 part post…too much photos, so I couldn’t put them all up in one post. Part two will be the most interesting one because it shows how smart turtles can be πŸ˜‰

I do believe I had mention so many times how active Kurome and Papoe are. I couldn’t set them in them out without full attention, they will get lost somewhere if I didn’t look at them carefully. Kroten is the most calm one who always enjoys the sun to the fullest.

This is what I did to contain one of them and set the other one to roam around outside.


In the end, I became tired to chase them around. Then this idea came out, to put both of them inside a cardboard. Papoe and Kurome are inside the box while Kroten stays outside.

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