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The turtle has no froth coming from its mouth and isn't

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The turtle has no froth coming from its mouth and isn't blowing bubbles from its nose so its airways seem clear and it doesn't seem to have a respiratory infection. It comes out of the water and basks in the sunshine whenever possible and seems absolutely fine apart from sleeping lopsided. It isn't making any noises or wheezing.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Reptile
Expert:  Joan replied 1 month ago.


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

Can you tell me about tank set up?

UVB light, age , strength, linear tube or compact coil?



Is the swimming lopsided all the time?

Passing stool and normal urates?