Provides an ideal area for basking, essential for a turtles absorption of heat and U.V. rays. Perfectly tailored to the basking needs of turtles. Give water turtles an opportunity to regulate their body temperature by basking, with a platform that stays accessible at any water level. Turtles swim up easily to the natural-looking river rock steps. A suction cup system keeps the buoyant platform from floating around the tank, yet allows easy removal for tank cleaning. Clean algae from the platform's non-porous surface by scrubbing with warm water.