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Post Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2005 4:17 pm   Eyes Closed

I am very worried because recently my two RES are always with their eyes closed. When they are basking and even swimming with their eyes closed. The little one I have had for a little less than a year (his name is Franklin) and he started swimming with his eyes closed for almost a week now! I am very worried. What does that mean?? :(
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Post Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2005 4:20 pm   

what are your basking and water temps? Are they closed or are they swollen shut? Are they eating? Are there any other signs of illness?
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Post Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2005 4:42 pm   

I have a filter and a 10 gallon tank. The water temp is usually between 75-80 heated by the lamp in the tank. They have been very happy hyper turtles up until a few days ago. The eyes kind of look swollen shut because he won't open then at all. The big one (Bowser) has his eyes shut a lot too, but he does open them from time to time but he has been sleeping A LOT too.
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Post Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2005 6:48 pm   

I responded to your other post under Hope 27's Won't Swim... (on page 2) with some suggestions and other questions...
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