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My red eared slider had an egg in the water this morning and
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My male was trying to mate with our female I don't want
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In just reading at the moment. Trying to possibly figure out
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My male bearded dragon won't eat... He has been mating with
My male bearded dragon won't eat... He has been mating with my female daily for a week and a half , and hasn't had food on his mind ... He's become very skinny now and dark complexioned . I'm beginnin… read more
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HI, have 2 african dwarf frogs in a small 2 gallon tank. No
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UmatI got a3 year old bearded dragon for my son at Christmas
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my leopard gecko is lathargic dosent appear to be eating/drinking.
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my painted turtle is about a year old and for a while now he
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My red eared slider turtle is bleeding in the acquatic tank,
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I have a read eared slider that I think is trying to nest.
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