General Care Discussion :: Does my turtle look healthy!

Taking care of your turtle's overall health.

Post Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2016 3:18 pm   Does my turtle look healthy!

hi guys I'm new here. and also this is my very first turtle. I love him very much and I'm constantly paranoid that he is not doing well. so if you could leave your input that would be awesome!

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Post Posted: Thu Sep 29, 2016 10:58 am   Re: Does my turtle look healthy!

Your turtle looks good, though maybe cut back on the pellets. What his setup like?
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Post Posted: Thu Sep 29, 2016 3:29 pm   Re: Does my turtle look healthy!

just a ten gallon tank for now. Heater keeping around 80 degrees. filter. thermometer. and zoo med turtle dock. and 5.0 uvb light. I'm just worried about not feeding enough or too little. what food is best and what not. thank you for your response
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Post Posted: Fri Sep 30, 2016 10:10 am   Re: Does my turtle look healthy!

How much are you feeding him now?
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Post Posted: Fri Sep 30, 2016 6:27 pm   Re: Does my turtle look healthy!

a few times a day. a few pellets at a time.
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Post Posted: Sat Oct 01, 2016 10:14 pm   Re: Does my turtle look healthy!

You need to be a bit more consistent but try not to overfeed. I like to suggest keepers get a new pill box and sort out some of the food ahead of time.
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