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Post Posted: Mon Feb 05, 2018 11:03 pm   My turtle has puffy eyes

Is it vitamin a deficiency?
They have been destroying the basking area so they havent basked under the UVB light for a while
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Or does it looks like an infection?
as they have been fighting recently (I have isolated them already)
I keep them in a 34 gallon tank with a seperation screen
and Im planning on getting filtration
They have been ok without filteration for three years so I wonder if this is the issue

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Post Posted: Tue Feb 06, 2018 12:03 am   Re: My turtle has puffy eyes

Looks a little irritated. Are both turtles like this? Whats the UVB setup like? Diet? Filter media?
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Post Posted: Tue Feb 06, 2018 1:12 am   Re: My turtle has puffy eyes

Their diet is zoomed gourmet with mazuri pellets
They dont have filters yet
but Im getting one today
It is weird since they showed no sign of irritation before with tap water
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Post Posted: Tue Feb 06, 2018 1:18 am   Re: My turtle has puffy eyes

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This is the other turtles condition
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Post Posted: Tue Feb 06, 2018 1:21 am   Re: My turtle has puffy eyes

Also, the uvb setup is just a uvb light clamp put clamped onto the 56 cm tall wall of the tank
with a floating platform that they play around instead of basking with
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Post Posted: Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:59 am   Re: My turtle has puffy eyes

Eyes are especially sensitive, so it doesn't take much to irritate them. From the looks of the shell, you might need to cut back on the pellets a bit.
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