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Post Posted: Wed Aug 17, 2016 5:01 am   My turtle ate plastic grass!

Hello eveyrone! My little turtle (2 years old, its shell is 8cm long) had been inactive and hadn't been eating at all for the past 2 days. He is usually very active but for those days he was just resting at her basking area all day. I was getting worried because i couldn't figure out what was wrong, until now. The poor thing is severly constipated because he ate the fake grass on his basking area (look at the picture)! I dont know what to do now, please help!

PS. I'm getting rid of the grass.

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Post Posted: Wed Aug 17, 2016 8:13 am   Re: My turtle ate plastic grass!

Good job on it's removal.
I suggest you bring it to the vet, because I don't think you can do much more to help it.
Bring him to the vet ASAP
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Post Posted: Thu Aug 18, 2016 6:16 am   Re: My turtle ate plastic grass!

Yes, please take her as soon as possible. Even a regular vet if you have too.
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Post Posted: Thu Aug 18, 2016 11:22 am   Re: My turtle ate plastic grass!

Thank you for your answers! Although he "made it through" yesterday and he's already much more active, I'm taking him to the vet today anyways. Thanks again!
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Post Posted: Thu Aug 18, 2016 2:13 pm   Re: My turtle ate plastic grass!

Great to hear that! We're pulling for you both (and I think your little one is a girl)!
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