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Post Posted: Tue Mar 15, 2016 11:59 pm   Help! My baby turtle won't eat

It's been five weeks since my turtle ate. And I tried feeding her vegetables, raw fish, fruits, guppies, and other edible food for turtles, but it didn't work :(
Is it possible because it's summer here?
Her aquarium is 14 inch long and 6inch width. She have a dry area where she can bask and a lamp at night. Her water is around an inch high. She is around 2 inch big. :msgreen:
She used to swim a lot, but now she always stay in land and sleep. And sometimes when she sees me she unusually bobs her head back and forth. :| ?
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Post Posted: Wed Mar 16, 2016 9:22 am   Re: Help! My baby turtle won't eat

How warm is it? How long have you had her? 5 weeks is a very long time, I think you need to see a vet. To give her a boost, try soaking her in a mix of water and unflavored Pedialyte (1:1) and leave in some crumbled up turtle pellets in there. Good luck!
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Post Posted: Thu Mar 31, 2016 9:46 pm   Re: Help! My baby turtle won't eat

Did she use to eat?
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