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Red ear not growing

PostPosted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 12:16 pm
by Uoyboy
Ive had my baby turtle for about 3 months and he doesnt seem to be growing much.

Re: Red ear not growing

PostPosted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 3:02 pm
by steve
Can you post a picture of him? How much are you feeding? Does he eat all you are offering?

Re: Red ear not growing

PostPosted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 3:54 pm
by Uoyboy
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?

Re: Red ear not growing

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 12:50 am
by steve
Yes, feel free to email them.... redearslider@gmail.com

You should be able to feed him everyday, what kind of pellets are you using?

Re: Red ear not growing

PostPosted: Thu Jun 30, 2016 12:09 am
by steve
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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.

Re: Red ear not growing

PostPosted: Thu Jun 30, 2016 7:29 am
by Uoyboy
Every 2-3 days i give him a couple of pellets and i just started giving him baby shrimp with the pellets

Re: Red ear not growing

PostPosted: Thu Jun 30, 2016 7:30 am
by Uoyboy
I also dont have a water heater

Re: Red ear not growing

PostPosted: Fri Jul 01, 2016 1:23 am
by steve
You can feed him everyday, but in small amounts.