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Old 11-08-2013, 08:18 PM
blue dragon25 blue dragon25 is offline
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Default Yellow bellied slider help please

Hello there, new to this forum, hope i am on the right section? I think I posted in wrong section before.

I have taken in two I think to be yellow bellied sliders and was told they were around 6years of age.
They came in a 3ft by 1 x1 tank and were kept in about 4/5inch of water and a internal pump.

I have since brought a bigger tank and basking dock and i have ordered an external filter should be here Monday/Tuesday
They have basking light from pet shop (pet shop had told my o/h it was also uvb) but I know that's not the case but they did need the basking light. I know I need to get an uvb light, but unsure what to get bulb type or fluorescent tube of 5% or 10% which is best? I don't want to go back unless I know exactly what I need. And I am sure I have forgotten something?

And another thing when got them home they have some kind of white fluff which I am sure is type of fungus how would I treat this? I have read using type of salt can help or rubbing iodine solution on their skin but not sure on this. If any one can advise be much appreciated.
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