Feeding and Nutrition :: Red ear not growing

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Post Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 12:16 pm   Red ear not growing

Ive had my baby turtle for about 3 months and he doesnt seem to be growing much.
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Post Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 3:02 pm   Re: Red ear not growing

Can you post a picture of him? How much are you feeding? Does he eat all you are offering?
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Post Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 3:54 pm   Re: Red ear not growing

I feed him 5 pellets and a couple of mini shrimps every 3 days and the pics are to big can i email them to you somehow?
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Post Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 12:50 am   Re: Red ear not growing

Yes, feel free to email them.... redearslider@gmail.com

You should be able to feed him everyday, what kind of pellets are you using?
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Post Posted: Thu Jun 30, 2016 12:09 am   Re: Red ear not growing

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He looks fine, can you list his feeding schedule? You could increase the water level too, though you want to upgrade away from a "turtle tank" eventaully.
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Post Posted: Thu Jun 30, 2016 7:29 am   Re: Red ear not growing

Every 2-3 days i give him a couple of pellets and i just started giving him baby shrimp with the pellets
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Post Posted: Thu Jun 30, 2016 7:30 am   Re: Red ear not growing

I also dont have a water heater
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Post Posted: Fri Jul 01, 2016 1:23 am   Re: Red ear not growing

You can feed him everyday, but in small amounts.
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