General Care Discussion :: blind turtle

Taking care of your turtle's overall health.

Post Posted: Sun Sep 25, 2005 7:52 am   

I'd not keep the other turtle in the tank for a few reasons, he's not getting what he needs because of the other's handicap. The water should be MUCH deeper for a normal RES. The gravel is too small... I understand these things for the blind turtle, but the other should have deep water. As TurtleSirens said, they should at this point already have a 20 gallon tank with the water at filled as high as you can without the chance of escape.

Also, do you feed them separately?
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Post Posted: Mon Sep 26, 2005 5:56 pm   

kayskah, see my previous post to you about keeping them together. Maybe it isn't a problem now, but it could become one in the future. Just be aware...
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