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  1. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    I got two map turtles last week and while one was adventurous and in and out of the water the other barely eat, went in the water or moved. Today I woke up and he was being Pulled into the current and being pushed away again. I then noticed that he was nOt using his front legs and just pushing...
  2. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi, i have 2 yellow bellied sliders and am concerned that the smaller one doesnt seem to be eating, i've had him for almost a week and he seems settled in his tank but i've only seen him eat once. there is a seperate feeding tank for them, i've tried putting him in alone and with the other one-...
  3. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi and sorry for so many questions! But now that its pretty much been established that Gussie is a girl, could the reason why she is going bonkers be that she is looking for somewhere to lay her eggs? She only started going nuts about six weeks ago, since then she's been really flapping about...
  4. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi! I have started this thread from another topic as I need some help with Gussy the now female turtle! (thanks for sexing her folk!) This is the situation. She is a rescue turtle, I rescued her from a guy that fed her pork chops and pizza, and he never had a UV lamp, the man mentioned paddling...
  5. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    I've noticed my yellow bellied slider is asking a bit peculiar, he seems to stay at the bottom of the tank with his eyes closed, then starts to move around the tank without opening his eyes! He does eventually but find it strange, he looks in good health even though I have just noticed that his...
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