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I think tha he is dead. A tine, eastern painted turtle. Legs
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I found my turtle no moving at all but yesterday she was
I found my turtle no moving at all but yesterday she was perfectly fine and idk if she's hibernating 😭 … read more
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My turtle is not eating and is become lathargiv, Heer, He is
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My Asian box turtle hasn't moved in days I have put him his
My Asian box turtle hasn't moved in days I have put him his water but still no movement. His cage is starting to smell. I also seen a a tiny white thing wiggle in the water … read more
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My turtle was upside down and it looked dead so I put a
My turtle was upside down and it looked dead so I put a towel around it and now he is moving again but then he will stop moving when he moves he opens his mouth and walks like crazy but then stops mov… read more
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We think our 10 year old turtle died last night but need to
We think our 10 year old turtle died last night but need to make sure he's not in hibernation. His eyes are closed, his legs are soft and limp and he hasn't moved from the position he was in last nigh… read more
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Not movin eating growing, his name is mikey and we purchaced
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We have a painted turtle, he's been with us for only a
We have a painted turtle, he's been with us for only a couple months. My daughter is distraught, he's not moving his feet. His head is inside the shell... she says he usually moves his feet once she t… read more
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How do I tell if my turtle is really dead? His head and arms
How do I tell if my turtle is really dead? His head and arms are in his shell but I can see his eyes are closed. His tail is kept as well but one of his legs is hanging out limply while the other is o… read more
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I have two 7 month old box turtles. Last night when I put
I have two 7 month old box turtles. Last night when I put them in the shallow water they were moving around and seemed fin. This morning I got up, and one was still in the water. I removed him, and he… read more
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Hi My son was given a red-ear-slider turtle in May and his
Hi My son was given a red-ear-slider turtle in May and his cousin was given the other. I researched ours so I knew that we needed the bigger tank, lights, filter,etc, and ours (Ollie) has grown. We ha… read more
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nt moving, his neck and legs were dangling out and not moving.
we found our baby turtle trapped under somthing in his tank. We thought he was dead. He's wasn't moving, his neck and legs were dangling out and not moving. We left him in a box to bury him later, but… read more
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My red eared terrapin was in a tank outside but during the
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Found turtle in my pond today, it hasnt moved so I picked
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i found my baby red slider turtle upside down and i think he
i found my baby red slider turtle upside down and i think he may be dead. Help!!! Could he still be alive? He had been not eating, runny poop for two days. When I first approached the tank, Im almost … read more
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Our turtle died suddenly. His light had busted over his
Our turtle died suddenly. His light had busted over his aquarium overnight and the pieces were in the water for hours before we noticed. Could there have been something on the inside of the bulb that … read more
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hi, my turtle cannot seem to sink himself, his left side is
hi, my turtle cannot seem to sink himself, his left side is floating, and when put in shallower water his breathing is labored, i can tell because he wont take his legs out to support himself so they … read more
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