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Anna, Reptile Expert, Biologist
Category: Reptile
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Experience:  Have owned turtles, snakes, amphibians, and lizards. Study and provide habitat for wild herps.
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My turtle has swollen eyes that cant open and now she wont

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My turtle has swollen eyes that cant open and now she wont eat
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Reptile
Expert:  Anna replied 1 year ago.

Hello and welcome. My name is ***** ***** I'm a biologist with a special interest in reptiles. I'm sorry to hear your turtle is having a problem. Some additional information will be useful.

What temperatures do you maintain under the basking light and in the water?

What do you feed Shelly? Any supplements?

What brand of UVB bulb do you have?
Is it a coil or a straight tube? How old is the bulb?

Have you noticed any bubbles from Shelly's mouth or nose?

Has she been yawning a lot?

Thank you.