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I have a Murray River turtle (around 7 years old and about
I have a Murray River turtle (around 7 years old and about 10cm long living in a regular sized tank) who has managed to rub part of his shell off and it looks like it is exposed to flesh or at least t… read more
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I have gotten into a snag once again. My yellow belly slider
I have gotten into a snag once again. My yellow belly slider had stopped eating for several weeks but looks extremely healthy, is still growing noticeably, is very active and just started eating again… read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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my sons turtle tank has floating algae growth that will not
my sons turtle tank has floating algae growth that will not stop I have another tank next to it that is fine and has been fine from the start. this looks like floating dark green and I siphon it and d… read more
Anna
Anna
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My sons turtle has been sick for over a month now:( He has
My sons turtle has been sick for over a month now:( He has taken it to 2 vets and has had antibiotic shots and shots into the eye area for swollen eyes that will not open. He has not eaten in a month … read more
Anna
Anna
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We have a juvenile, 3-4 month old bearded dragon. He has been
We have a juvenile, 3-4 month old bearded dragon. He has been showing symptoms of conjunctivitis for over a month now. We took him to a non-herp vet who checked out his eye and determined it was just … read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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Hi Anna,, hope you are still at the end of my computer. One
Hi Anna,, hope you are still at the end of my computer. One of my turtles has developed a white spot on his head just behing right seye and it seems to have a very small holu in it. Do turt;es get Ick… read more
Anna
Anna
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Msam Hi Anna, I hope I havent a serious problem with Yurtle
Msam: Hi Anna, I hope I haven't a serious problem with Yurtle but today when I cleaned the turtle pond and put her back in she (naturally) pooped. The poop consisted mainly of cork from her float. I'v… read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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Hi Anna, help, help!! Yurt and Murt are fighting and it isnt
Hi Anna, help, help!! Yurt and Murt are fighting and it isn't just chasing around the pond. I looked out and saw a turtle upsidedown. Yurt had Murt upside down and he had a real grip on the skin under… read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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my turtle almost drowned. it seems ok however isnt eating
my turtle almost drowned. it seems ok however isn't eating now and seems to be not moving alot. can i buy something over the counter?… read more
Anna
Anna
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Hi Anna, dont have a question just an update. Yurt, Murt
Hi Anna, don't have a question just an update. Yurt, Murt and the 2 small M&Ms. are doing great. The little ones are growing and Yurt and Murt will be 3 years old in the spring, thanks to all your hel… read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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My yellow-bellied slider was eating very well until about a
My yellow-bellied slider was eating very well until about a month ago when she stopped eating. This happened over just about three days. Since then she has only eaten one to five bites of chicken ever… read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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Hi Anna, Im still raising Murt and Yurt plus 2 tiny babies.
Hi Anna, I'm still raising Murt and Yurt plus 2 tiny babies. Funny story, Yurt disappeared after I cleaned their pool and we searched everywhere, no turtle. I knew she couldn't get out of the courtyar… read more
Anna
Anna
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Hi Anna, well surprise, sometime this week Yurtle, now 2 years
Hi Anna, well surprise, sometime this week Yurtle, now 2 years old, laid her eggs in the water and I didn't find them until today when I cleaned their pond. Everything I've read led me to believe that… read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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I just got a fire-bellied toad from the classified ads. I just
I just got a fire-bellied toad from the classified ads. I just noticed that his eyes are very cloudy. I imagine that this is due to a dirty tank. What can I do for this toad?… read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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Hi Anna, just reporting in! Yurt and Murt survived our freezing
Hi Anna, just reporting in! Yurt and Murt survived our freezing night weather under a golf umbrella, blanket and 2 beach towels plus their two heaters and were very toasty in morning. We are now havin… read more
Anna
Anna
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Hi Anna, My 2 little turtle visitors will be going home soon
Hi Anna, My 2 little turtle visitors will be going home soon after a weeks stay at Y & M's Spa. Noticed the babies have soft shells at the rear. Underside has some dard, almost black algae that doesn'… read more
Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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bull: we bought a house that had an old swimming pool gone to nature
Hello. Three years ago we bought a house that had an old swimming pool gone to nature. In it were a bunch of painted turtles, a slider or two, bull and green frogs, and a Green Heron and Mallard Ducks… read more
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I have a very young yellow belly and it doesnt seem ...
I have a very young yellow belly and it doesn''t seem to open its eyes althoug it reacts when a shadow crossed overhead. It also doesn''t seem to be feeding. Spends all day on rock in sun. Is this a v… read more
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