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Anna
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We have had this Yellow bellied turtle for about 4 yrs. We
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My 1 1/2 year old yellow. Yellow bellied slider won't eat.
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Anna
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Hiii, My turtle is not moving, Seven mnths, Seven months,
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Joan
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I have gotten into a snag once again. My yellow belly slider
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Anna
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I have a 3 and 1/2 year old yellow belly slider. His shell
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Hi, we have a male beardie named Spike- hes 3-4 years old.
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My 5-year-old red eared slider has developed a pink spot on
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