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My murray short neck baby turtle is about 7 months. He is
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Anna
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I was wandering I FCC u wud know what kind of fish my hubby
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I have a baby red eared slider that has a lump on the back
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Anna
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I gave one of my turtles to a friend,and yesterday he was
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, I'm having a bit of trouble, I'm new to turtles but I am
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My red eared slider turtle (juvenile -- maybe 4 1/2 inches
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Anna
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My 2.5 month old baby, yellow faced, short neck turtle seems
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i think my turtle is sick, he still eats, but is very lazy,
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Hi, my name is XXXXX XXXXX I just received a mississippi map
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good the first few days..my brothers feeding instructions, it ate
hi, I have just got a short necked turtle from my brother that's approx. 5 years old, it is in the same tank, the same rocks and floating platform. It was good the first few days following my brothers… read more
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Anna
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we have a long neck river murray turtle. He is about 2 years
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Anna
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Hi This sounds like a complete Hoax, but I have tried everywhere
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We live in Long Beach NY and found a tiny Turtle about an inch
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Anna
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Over the past few days the long neck hasnt left the shelf
Hi, I have an eastern long neck turtle and also a murray river short neck. The short neck turtle is much younger and only 2/3 the size. Over the past few days the long neck hasn't left the shelf out o… read more
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