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Small, soft shell, aquatic turtle hit head in aquarium while

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Small, soft shell, aquatic...
Small, soft shell, aquatic turtle hit head in aquarium while we were trying to take him (her) out and now barley moving ( we were draining and cleaning the aquarium. We've had him for over 20 years and someone had him before us.
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Reptile Expert: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 2 months ago
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Reptile Expert: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 2 months ago

Can you see any obvious injury to the head?

Can you describe how the injury was sustained?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
No on injury and I stated how it happened in my question. I'm frazzled now so if he survives tonite I'll take him to reptile vet tomorrow...
Reptile Expert: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 2 months ago

Do you need further assistance this evening? I understand what occurred, I am not understanding of HOW it occurred.

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