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My red-eared slider just stopped eating the water temp is
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Hi, my yellow bellied slider, which I've had for 7 years started acting abnormally this last week or so. He stopped eating and is constantly swimmming frantically. The timer on our tank was malfunctio… read more
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Anna
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I came home and noticed My red eared slider floating in the
I came home and noticed My red eared slider floating in the water - i poked him he didnt move ( usually he does because he is usually skiddish) so I thought he was dead - when I called my husband the … read more
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Joan
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We have had this Yellow bellied turtle for about 4 yrs. We
Hi Anna, We have had this Yellow bellied turtle for about 4 yrs. We also had a red-eared slider with him, but last summer she got out of our out turtle pond. Anyway we have brought him inside every wi… read more
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Not sure if he's dead or not. he hasn't moved in several
Not sure if he's dead or not. he hasn't moved in several days. Right now we don't have a filter so he's been in the tank without water. He's 14 years old. … read more
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Anna
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I was just on and lost you I'm the one with the red eard
I was just on and lost you I'm the one with the red eard slider … read more
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Joan
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I found my daughters red eared slider with sunken eyes and
I found my daughters red eared slider with sunken eyes and she's not moving. How do I rehydrate her before she passes away? … read more
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Joan
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I think she's dead. 😥😥 Red eared slider. My son came home
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Joan
Joan
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You're not a robot?! My 11 year old turtle sleeps a lot.
Water is set to ~79F, 75 gallon tank, great filtration system, 5 month old UVB light above basking ledge is on ~14 hrs/day, feed him adult reptomin pellets, acts pretty much normal when he is awake, but every time I come in the room he is back under his ledge sleeping.… read more
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Joan
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My red eared slider's shell is turning, He stopped eating 3
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Joan
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Hiii, My turtle is not moving, Seven mnths, Seven months,
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Joan
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My baby red ear sliders one has swollen eyes and ones poop
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Joan
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We live in Florida and have 2 red eared sliders in a pond in
We live in Florida and have 2 red eared sliders in a pond in the backyard.For the past 2 days, the one will not go in the water, lethargic. Isn't eating, temperature has dropped in the 60's. Don't hav… read more
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Joan
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My son found a baby slider(we think) in our backyard. We
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Anna
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Can my tank raised red eared sliders 2 yes be wintered in a
Can my tank raised red eared sliders 2 yes be wintered in a pond 4 ft deep with an airator?… read more
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Anna
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hello I just have one question about aquatic turtles. I
hello I just have one question about aquatic turtles. I recently bought two juvenile aquatic turtles and I put them in a plastic tank. I also bought a submersible heater to keep the water temperature … read more
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Anna
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I have a two and 1/2 inch river cooter (basically a red eared
I have a two and 1/2 inch river cooter (basically a red eared slider). I feed him reptomin once every day in the evening. How much food should I feed my turtle, and how often?… read more
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Anna
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My red ear slider in outside pond has been pretty chewed up
My red ear slider in outside pond has been pretty chewed up by my small dog. What can I do for him tonight? I have him in an empty 10 gallon aquarium with a basking light without water, can he stay in… read more
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