How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Anna Your Own Question
Anna
Anna, Reptile Expert, Biologist
Category: Reptile
Satisfied Customers: 3554
Experience:  Have owned turtles, snakes, amphibians, and lizards. Study and provide habitat for wild herps.
6012901
Type Your Reptile Question Here...
Anna is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Why do my redsliders sit sideways on the tank with thier

Customer Question

why do my redsliders sit sideways on the tank with thier heads out of water they have a nice place to bask but never use it
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Reptile
Expert:  Joan replied 8 months ago.

Hello,

My name is ***** ***** I have been a Vet tech for 30+ years with special interest in Reptiles and reptile rescue.

Do the turtles ever come out to bask?

What are the temps in the Basking area?

Do you have a UVB light, linear tube or compact coil, strength and brand?

Supplements?

Any bubbles fro nose or mouth?

Can you post a picture of what you are seeing?

Joan