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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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Eyes ar swollen shut. its name is LuLu and its quite small

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eyes ar swollen shut.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the reptile's name and age?
Customer: its name is ***** ***** its quite small size of half dollar
JA: How old is LuLu?
Customer: I am unsure, I got it from a teacher who had it in the class room and couldn't deal with it, my guess it maybe 2 years old
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about LuLu?
Customer: she seem fairly lethargic and wont eat she has been swimming around and climbing out of the water own her own
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Reptile
Expert:  Joan replied 11 months ago.


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

Can you tell me is Lulu a turtle and what kind?



UVB light, age of bulb, Linear tube or compact coil, strength and brand?

Basking light?


Customer: replied 11 months ago.
We currently have a uvb fluorescent and infer red basking lamp 50 watt both brand new.
The tank is 5 gallons with water and rocks to climb out no substrate
Expert:  Joan replied 11 months ago.

Do you know the strength of the bulb? 5.0, 8.0 or 10.0 ? Is it a coil or tube?

Type of turtle?

Diet you are feeding?


I need the details to best assist you.