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Post Posted: Tue Mar 02, 2021 5:35 am   Need Urgent help

Hi, my Red ear slider is in a bad condition, he seems to have RI, but in my country there are no vets to go to, so i have been injecting him enrofloxacin 10% for the last 3 days but there have been no progress, he seems to get worse day after day. His neck seems a little puffed, he doesn't eat for already a week and constantly opens his mouth like he is choking or wants to spit out something. ill attach a photo of him. What should i do? should i force feed him? Please see the video also: https://streamable.com/g6qly9

Forgot to mention: he has UVA, UVB 3% light and i increased water temperature to 28 Celsius. The tank size is 5 gallons (quarantine tank) originally he is in 55 gallons.
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Post Posted: Tue Mar 02, 2021 8:23 pm   Re: Need Urgent help

I would give him a good soak in a small container with some crumbled up pellets so he will ingest some when he drinks water. Also, a soak in plain Pedialyte (1:1 with water) could also be helpful.
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