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Post Posted: Sun May 15, 2016 8:17 pm   TURTLE ALWAYS EATS SALMON AND NOTHING ELSE HELP!

MY TURTLE ELISHA WON'T EAT ANYTHING BUT SALMON NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!! HOW CAN I FORCE IT? PLZ HELP GUYS!
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Post Posted: Sun May 15, 2016 8:20 pm   Re: TURTLE ALWAYS EATS SALMON AND NOTHING ELSE HELP!

HELP MEH!
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Post Posted: Mon May 16, 2016 5:28 am   Re: TURTLE ALWAYS EATS SALMON AND NOTHING ELSE HELP!

That's a bit weird. What was she eating before?

By the way, I don't think forcing a turtle is a good idea. I think you should try to entice eating.
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Post Posted: Mon May 16, 2016 10:08 am   Re: TURTLE ALWAYS EATS SALMON AND NOTHING ELSE HELP!

I replied to your other post.
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Post Posted: Mon May 16, 2016 6:22 pm   Re: TURTLE ALWAYS EATS SALMON AND NOTHING ELSE HELP!

K, thanks.... it still haven't changed....
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Post Posted: Mon May 16, 2016 6:45 pm   Re: TURTLE ALWAYS EATS SALMON AND NOTHING ELSE HELP!

HelperTurtle123 wrote:That's a bit weird. What was she eating before?

By the way, I don't think forcing a turtle is a good idea. I think you should try to entice eating.
Look here;
http://www.redearslider.com/entice_eating.html


This is what she has been eating before: Commercial food, tried romaine lettuce (fail), duckweed (still in tank now... dunno if eaten most likely not), freezed-dried shrimp (fail), salmon (over spoiled success!
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Post Posted: Mon May 16, 2016 6:58 pm   Re: TURTLE ALWAYS EATS SALMON AND NOTHING ELSE HELP!

I tried to feed it a commercial food (less than half) but it tried to snap it (kinda eat it) until it realized, it's NOT SALMON! :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :msgreen: :arrow: :shock: GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR :msgreen:
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Post Posted: Mon May 16, 2016 8:03 pm   Re: TURTLE ALWAYS EATS SALMON AND NOTHING ELSE HELP!

putting salmon on commercial food didn't work! :( It just took the salmon off, and ate it... :(
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Post Posted: Mon May 16, 2016 9:09 pm   Re: TURTLE ALWAYS EATS SALMON AND NOTHING ELSE HELP!

Maybe soak some of the pellets in the water packed with the salmon, but exclude the salmon when feeding her.
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Post Posted: Wed May 18, 2016 8:23 pm   Re: TURTLE ALWAYS EATS SALMON AND NOTHING ELSE HELP!

anyways, today she ate it! YAY SUCCESS! btw, the swollen eye turtle is not active, only active when eatting food. :(
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Post Posted: Thu May 19, 2016 7:20 am   Re: TURTLE ALWAYS EATS SALMON AND NOTHING ELSE HELP!

Have you separated them?
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Post Posted: Thu May 19, 2016 7:28 pm   Re: TURTLE ALWAYS EATS SALMON AND NOTHING ELSE HELP!

no i haven't before i separated them and gave the "sick one" some human medicine, now it doesn't have diarrhea but it has swollen eyes and a bit of bloated feet (only for one)
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