Feeding and Nutrition :: Getting Turtles to eat greens?

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Post Posted: Mon Aug 24, 2015 10:37 am   Getting Turtles to eat greens?

WE just adopted to RES. The previous owners had them a year and never gave them greens. Whats the best way to get them to eat the greens? We have been offering them everyday and all they seem to want is the pellet.
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Post Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2015 12:20 pm   Re: Getting Turtles to eat greens?

Veggie clip is always worth a shot. Find it at the fish section of pet stores. Next thing to try is the jell-o thing and make your own veggie treat.
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Post Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2015 7:35 pm   Re: Getting Turtles to eat greens?

Turtles like res can take some time so be patient they will start to eat them. Try carrots or jello shots. That's the first things mine ate.
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