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Anna, Reptile Expert, Biologist
Category: Reptile
Satisfied Customers: 3767
Experience:  Have owned turtles, snakes, amphibians, and lizards. Study and provide habitat for wild herps.
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Well my red eared slider is not as active and is barely

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Well my red eared slider is not as active and is barely eating.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the slider's name and age?
Customer: Rocky it's a small one that i have had since May.
JA: Is there anything else important you think the veterinarian should know about Rocky?
Customer: Well I wiped the aquarium clean last Friday using a small amount vinegar for a couple tough spots
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Reptile
Expert:  Anna replied 11 months ago.

Hello and welcome. My name is ***** ***** I'm a biologist with a special interest in reptiles. I'm sorry to hear that Rocky is having some problems. Sp,e additional information will help me determine the best steps for you to take.

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

What brand of UVB light do you have?

What do you normally feed Rocky? Any supplements?

Have you noticed any bubbles coming from his nose or mouth?

Thank you.