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Post Posted: Sun May 06, 2018 10:46 pm   red wood

hi i have a red-eared slider. i built pond had a has a red wood water wheel that keeps tge water moving. i know the wood lets out a dye. will the water hurt her? i did not know the redwood let out a dye when i put it up.
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Post Posted: Mon May 07, 2018 4:46 am   Re: red wood

How long has it been up? How much water is in the pond?
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Post Posted: Mon May 07, 2018 3:48 pm   Re: red wood

the water wheel has been up fir a few montgs now and the pond goes from 4ins deep to about 2ft deep and is 5ft longx3ft wide
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Post Posted: Mon May 07, 2018 7:40 pm   Re: red wood

It's probably not a big deal but also not ideal. Anything else in the pond?
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Post Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 8:15 pm   Re: red wood

no nothing in it. just a few plants around it
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Post Posted: Sun May 20, 2018 10:34 am   Re: red wood

How about adding some minnows to see if they can tolerate the water. Is the turtle in there now?
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Post Posted: Wed May 23, 2018 12:40 pm   Re: red wood

no she is in a tank inside. ill try the minnows. thank you
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